Herb Formulas Notebook

Hua Gai San

(Canopy Powder)

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Source: Formulary of the Pharmacy Service for Benefiting the People of the Taiping Era (1107)
Author: Imperial Medical Bureau

Category: Formulas that Release the Exterior

Pattern: Wind-Cold attacking the Lungs

Key Symptoms: Cough with copious sputum and constricted sensation in the chest

Ma Huang 30g
Sang Bai Pi 30g
Zi Su Zi 30g
Xing Ren 30g
Chi Fu Ling 30g
Chen Pi 30g
Gan Cao 15g

Preparation: Ground into powder and taken 9g doses as a draft.

Actions: Disseminates Lung Qi, releases the Exterior, expels Phlegm, stops coughing

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