Herb Formulas Notebook

Jia Jian Fu Mai Tang

(Modified Restore the Pulse Decoction)

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Source: Systematic Differentiation of Warm Pathogen Diseases (1798)
Author: Wu Tang / Ju-Tong

Category: Formulas that Tonify Qi and Blood

Pattern: Yangming disorders where purging has eliminated Heat but depleted Yin and fluids

Key Symptoms: Fever, red face, heat in the palms and soles (in severe cases the whole hands and feet), dry mouth and tongue

Pulse: Large and deficient

Zhi Gan Cao 18g
Sheng Di Huang 18g
Bai Shao 18g
Mai Men Dong 15g
Huo Ma Ren 9g (Crushed)
E Jiao 9g (Dissolve into Strained Decoction)

In the UK E Jiao must be substituted with Han Lian Cao and Gou Qi Zi.

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Nourishes the Blood, preserves the Yin, generates fluids, moistens dryness.

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