Herb Formulas Notebook


Bi Yu San

(Jasper Powder)

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Source: Formulas from the Discussion Illuminating the Yellow Emperor's Basic Questions (1172)
Author: Liu Wan-Su



Category: Formulas that Dispel Summerheat

Pattern: Summerheat with concurrent Heat constraint in the Liver and Gallbladder

Key Symptoms: Fever, sweating, thirst, irritability, urinary difficulty, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, red eyes, sore throat, mouth and/or tongue sores.

Tongue: Thin, yellow and greasy coat
Pulse: Soggy and rapid



Ingredients
Hua Shi
Zhi Gan Cao
Qing Dai

Subsitutions:
In the UK Hua Shi must be substituted with Xiang Ru and Bai Bian Dou.



Preparation: Six parts Hua Shi to one part Gan Cao and 1/3 of a part Qing Dai are ground into a powder and taken in 9-18g doses with warm water or prepared as a decoction by placing the ingredients in a cheese cloth bag.

Actions: Clears Summerheat, resolves Dampness, augments the Qi, clears Heat from the Liver and Gallbladder


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These pages are intended to assist clinicians and are not intended for self-diagnosis or treatment for which a qualified professional should be consulted.