Yu Zhen San (True Jade Powder)

Yu Zhen San (True Jade Powder)

Formula 2 of 13 in Formulas that Expel Wind

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Release Wind from the Skin and Channels

Pattern:

  • Wind due to incised wounds

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Wiry tight pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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  • This formula contains one or more toxic substances.
    While some Chinese herbs are toxic, many come prepared, or are combined, to mitigate their toxicity.

Preparation Notes:

  • Powder. Grind equal quantities of all substances into an even powder.
  • Take in 3 grams doses with hot wine.
  • The powder can be used topically on affected areas.
  • Can also be prepared as a decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • True Lineage of External Medicine (Wai Ke Zheng Zong)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Stomach, Spleen, Lungs, Liver, Bladder, Kidneys

There are 6 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Bai Fu Zi (Typhonium Rhizome)
Quantity = Equal Quantity (untreated herb is used)
Warm Bai Fu Zi (Rhizoma Typhonii Gigantei)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Warm, Toxic
Latin:
Rhizoma Typhonii Gigantei
Chinese:
白附子
Tone Marks:
bái fù zĭ
Translation:
White Appendage
Zhi Tian Nan Xing (Prepared Jack in the Pulpit Rhizome)
Quantity = Equal Quantity (untreated herb is used)
Warm Zhi Tian Nan Xing (Arisaematis Rhizoma preparatum)
Channels:
LIV, LU, SP
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Warm, Toxic
Latin:
Arisaematis Rhizoma preparatum
Chinese:
制天南星
Tone Marks:
zhì tiān nán xīng
Translation:
Star of the Southern Heavens
Qiang Huo (Notopterygium Root)
Quantity = Equal Quantity
Warm Qiang Huo (Radix Et Rhizoma Notopterygii)
Channels:
BL, KI
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Aromatic, Warm
Latin:
Radix Et Rhizoma Notopterygii
Chinese:
羌活
Tone Marks:
qiāng huó
Bai Zhi (Angelica Root)
Quantity = Equal Quantity
Warm Bai Zhi (Radix Angelicae Dahuricae)
Channels:
LU, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Radix Angelicae Dahuricae
Chinese:
白芷
Tone Marks:
bái zhĭ
Fang Feng (Ledebouriella Root)
Quantity = Equal Quantity
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
Tian Ma (Gastrodia Rhizome)
Quantity = Equal Quantity
Neutral Tian Ma (Rhizoma Gastrodiae)
Channels:
LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Rhizoma Gastrodiae
Chinese:
天麻
Tone Marks:
tiān má
Translation:
Heavenly Hemp

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