Zuo Jin Wan (Left Metal Pill)

Zuo Jin Wan (Left Metal Pill)

Formula 21 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 with yellow coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Wiry and rapid pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Teachings of Dan Xi (Dan Xi Xin Fa)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Large Intestine, Stomach, Heart, Liver, Spleen, Kidneys

There are 2 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Huang Lian (Coptis Rhizome)
Quantity = 15-18 grams
Cold Huang Lian (Rhizoma Coptidis)
Channels:
HT, LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Rhizoma Coptidis
Chinese:
黄连
Tone Marks:
huáng lián
Translation:
Yellow Links
Wu Zhu Yu (Evodia Fruit)
Quantity = 2-3 grams
Hot Wu Zhu Yu (Fructus Evodiae Rutaecarpae)
Channels:
KI, LIV, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Hot, Slightly Toxic, Very Dry
Latin:
Fructus Evodiae Rutaecarpae
Chinese:
吴茱萸
Tone Marks:
wú zhū yú

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