Herb Formulas Notebook

Chi Dou Dang Gui San

Adzuki Bean and Tangkuei Powder

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Source: Essentials from the Golden Cabinet (c. 220)
Author: Zhang Ji / Zhong-Jing

Category: Formulas that Clear Heat

Pattern: Hu Huo Disease with Pus formation: Blood Stasis and Toxic Damp-Heat in the Yangming (Stomach and Intestines)

Key Symptoms: Ulceration of the mouth, throat, anus or gentials with absence of External symptoms, no desire to speak or sleep, and sweating.
Secondary Symptoms: Red eyes.

Pulse: Rapid

Chi Xiao Dou 30g
Dang Gui 30g

Preparation: Grind both herbs into a powder and take one square inch spoon of powder with millet water three times per day.

Actions: Clears Heat and promote urination, eliminates Dampness and resolves Toxicity.

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