Yu Nu Jian (Jade Woman Decoction)

Yu Nu Jian (Jade Woman Decoction)

Formula 24 of 30 in Formulas that Clear Heat

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat from the Qi Level

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Dry red tongue with a thin yellow coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Rapid and thin pulse, possibly floating and slippery.

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Collected Treatises of Jing Yue (Jing Yue Quan Shu)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Stomach, Heart, Kidneys, Liver, Spleen

There are 5 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Shi Gao (Gypsum)
Quantity = 15-30 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
Shu Di Huang (Chinese Foxglove Root, Steamed with Water or Alcohol, Rehmannia)
Quantity = 9-30 grams
Slightly Warm Shu Di Huang (Processed Radix Rehmanniae)
Channels:
LIV, KI, (HT)
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Processed Radix Rehmanniae
Chinese:
熟地黄
Tone Marks:
shú dì huáng
Alt Names:
Shu Di
Translation:
Cooked Earth Yellow
Zhi Mu (Anemarrhena Rhizome)
Quantity = 3-6 grams
Cold Zhi Mu (Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis)
Channels:
LU, ST, KI
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis
Chinese:
知母
Tone Marks:
zhī mŭ
Translation:
Know About Mother
Mai Men Dong (Ophiopogon Tuber)
Quantity = 6-9 grams
Slightly Cold Mai Men Dong (Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici)
Channels:
SP, ST, HT (LU)
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Cold
Latin:
Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici
Chinese:
麦门冬
Tone Marks:
mài mén dōng
Alt Names:
Mai Dong, Cun Dong, Da Mai Dong
Translation:
Lush Winter Wheat
Huai Niu Xi (Achyranthes Root)
Quantity = 3-6 grams
Neutral Huai Niu Xi (Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae)
Channels:
LIV, KID
Properties:
Bitter, Sour, Neutral
Latin:
Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae
Chinese:
懷牛膝
Tone Marks:
huái niú xī
Alt Names:
Niu Xi
Translation:
Ox Knee from Huai

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