Herb Formulas Notebook

Jia Jian Wei Rui Tang

Modified Solomon's Seal Decoction

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Source: Revised Popular Guide to the Discussion of Cold Damage (Qing dynasty)
Author: Yu Gen-Chu / He Bing-Yuan

Category: Formulas that Release the Exterior

Pattern: Externally contracted Wind-Heat with underlying Yin deficiency

Key Symptoms: Fever and slight chills, little or no sweating, headache, dry throat, cough, sputum which is difficult to expectorate, thirst, irritability

Tongue: Dark red
Pulse: Rapid

Yu Zhu 6-9g
Cong Bai 6g
Jie Geng 3-4.5g
Dan Dou Chi 9-12g
Bo He 3-4.5g
Bai Wei 1.5-3g
Zhi Gan Cao 1.5g
Da Zao 2pcs

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Nourishes the Yin, clears Heat, induces sweating, releases the Exterior

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