Yi Huang Tang (Change Yellow (Discharge) Decoction)

Yi Huang Tang (Change Yellow (Discharge) Decoction)

Formula 17 of 17 in Formulas that Stabilize and Bind

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Stabilize the Exterior and the Lungs

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Pale tongue with a thin white coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Soft slippery pulse, possibly submerged

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Women's Diseases According to Fu Qing Zhu (Fu Qing Zhu Nu Ke)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Spleen, Kidneys, Bladder, Liver

There are 5 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Shan Yao (Chinese Yam Rhizome, Dioscorea)
Quantity = 30 grams (dry-fried)
Neutral Shan Yao (Radix Dioscoreae Oppositae)
Channels:
KI, LU, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Radix Dioscoreae Oppositae
Chinese:
山药
Tone Marks:
shān yao
Alt Names:
Huai Shan Yao, Huai Shan
Translation:
Mountain Herb, Mountain Medicine
Qian Shi (Euryale Seeds)
Quantity = 30 grams (dry-fried)
Neutral Qian Shi (Semen Euryalis Ferocis)
Channels:
KI, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Astringent, Neutral
Latin:
Semen Euryalis Ferocis
Chinese:
芡实
Tone Marks:
qiàn shí
Huang Bai (Phellodendron or Amur Cork tree Bark)
Quantity = 6 grams
Cold Huang Bai (Cortex Phellodendri)
Channels:
KI, BL
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Cortex Phellodendri
Chinese:
黄柏
Tone Marks:
huáng băi
Translation:
Yellow Fir
Che Qian Zi (Plantago Seed, Plantain Seed)
Quantity = 3 grams
Cold Che Qian Zi (Semen Plantaginis)
Channels:
KI, BL, LIV, LU
Properties:
Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Semen Plantaginis
Chinese:
车前子
Tone Marks:
chē qián zĭ
Alt Names:
Che Qian Ren
Translation:
Before the Cart Seeds, Seed in Front of the Cart
Bai Guo (Ginkgo Nut)
Quantity = 10 kernals (crushed)
Neutral Bai Guo (Semen Ginkgonis Bilobae)
Channels:
LU
Properties:
Sweet, Bitter, Astringent, Neutral, Slightly Toxic
Latin:
Semen Ginkgonis Bilobae
Chinese:
白果
Tone Marks:
bái guŏ
Alt Names:
Yin Xing
Translation:
Silver Almond

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