Herb Formulas Notebook

Jia Jian Liang Ge San

(Modified Cool the Diaphragm Powder)

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Source: Golden Mirror of the Medical Tradition (1742)
Author: Wu Qian / Liu-Ji

Category: Formulas that Clear Heat

Pattern: Wind-Heat in the Exterior damage Yin fluids

Key Symptoms: Rashes that have already surfaced accompanied by loss of voice

Bo He
Zhi Zi
Xuan Shen
Lian Qiao
Gan Cao
Jie Geng
Mai Men Dong
Niu Bang Zi
Huang Qin

Preparation: Originally equal amounts ground into powder and taken decocted as a draft.

Actions: Dredges Wind, drains Heat, enriches the Yin

Contraindications: Can readily injure the Spleen and Stomach Qi so Mang Xiao and Da Huang should be removed one the constipation has resolved.

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