Yue Ju Wan (Escape Restraint Pill)

Yue Ju Wan (Escape Restraint Pill)

Formula 4 of 15 in Formulas that Regulate the Qi

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Promote the Movement of Qi

Actions:

  • Activates Qi, releases constraint, and reduces stagnation of Qi, Blood, Damp, Phlegm, Heat, and Food

Indications:

  • Focal Distension, fullness in the abdomen and chest, hypochondriac distension and pain, belching, vomiting, indigestion, acid regurgitation, nausea, reduced appetite, distending breast or lower abdomen pain, dysmenorrhea, and possible cough with copious sputum

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Purple, red, or dusky tongue body with a greasy white or yellow coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Slippery and wiry pulse, possibly rapid

Western Uses:

  • Gastrointestinal Neurosis
  • Gastric or Duodenal Ulcer
  • Chronic Gastritis
  • Infectious Hepatitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystolithiasis
  • Intercostal Neuralgia

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • Do not use in cases of Qi stagnation from deficiency

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Teachings of Dan Xi (Dan Xi Xin Fa)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Stomach, Spleen, Pericardium, Gall Bladder, Liver, San Jiao, Lungs, Heart

There are 5 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Cang Zhu (Black Atractylodes Rhizone)
Quantity = 6-12 grams
Warm Cang Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Rhizoma Atractylodis
Chinese:
苍术
Tone Marks:
cāng zhú
Chuan Xiong (Szechuan Lovage Root)
Quantity = 6-12 grams
Warm Chuan Xiong (Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong)
Channels:
LIV, GB, PER
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong
Chinese:
川芎
Tone Marks:
chuān xiōng
Xiang Fu (Nut Grass Rhizome)
Quantity = 6-12 grams
Neutral Xiang Fu (Rhizoma Cyperi Rotundi)
Channels:
LIV, SJ, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Slightly Warm, Slightly Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Rhizoma Cyperi Rotundi
Chinese:
香附
Tone Marks:
xiāng fù
Translation:
Aromatic Appendage
Zhi Zi (Gardenia, Cape Jasmine Fruit)
Quantity = 6-12 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
Shen Qu (Medicated Leaven)
Quantity = 6-12 grams
Warm Shen Qu (Massa Medica Fermentata)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Massa Medica Fermentata
Chinese:
神曲
Tone Marks:
shén qŭ
Translation:
Divine Fermented Mass

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