Xie Huang San (Drain the Yellow Powder)

Xie Huang San (Drain the Yellow Powder)

Formula 22 of 30 in Formulas that Clear Heat

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat from the Qi Level

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Red tongue

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Rapid pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. Usually with a reduction in dosages.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Craft of Medicinal Treatment for Childhood Disease Patterns (Xiao Er Yao Zheng Zhi Jue)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Stomach, Heart, Liver, Spleen, Bladder

There are 5 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Shi Gao (Gypsum)
Quantity = 15 grams
Cold Shi Gao (Gypsum Fibrosum)
Channels:
LU, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Spicy, Very Cold
Latin:
Gypsum Fibrosum
Chinese:
石膏
Tone Marks:
shí gāo
Translation:
Stone Paste
Zhi Zi (Gardenia, Cape Jasmine Fruit)
Quantity = 3 grams
Cold Zhi Zi (Fructus Gardeniae Jasminoidis)
Channels:
HT, LIV, LU, ST, TB
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Fructus Gardeniae Jasminoidis
Chinese:
栀子
Tone Marks:
zhī zi
Fang Feng (Ledebouriella Root)
Quantity = 120 grams
Slightly Warm Fang Feng (Radix Ledebouriellae Divaricatae)
Channels:
BL, LIV, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Radix Ledebouriellae Divaricatae
Chinese:
防风
Tone Marks:
fáng fēng
Translation:
Guard Against Wind
Huo Xiang (Patchouli, Agastache)
Quantity = 21 grams (Huo Xiang Ye - Leaf Used)
Slightly Warm Huo Xiang (Herba Agastaches Rugosus, Herba Pogostemonis)
Channels:
LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Herba Agastaches Rugosus, Herba Pogostemonis
Chinese:
藿香
Tone Marks:
huò xiāng
Gan Cao (Licorice Root)
Quantity = 90 grams
Neutral Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Channels:
All 12 (Primarily the LU, HT, SP, ST)
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Radix Glycyrrhizae
Chinese:
甘草
Tone Marks:
gān căo
Alt Names:
Guo Lao
Translation:
Sweet Herb, Sweet Grass

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