Herb Formulas Notebook

Qing Liang Yin Zi

(Cooling and Clearing Drink)

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Source: Symptoms, Causes, Pulse and Treatment (Ming dynastry)

Category: Formulas that Clear Heat

Pattern: Excess Fire from Dryness in the Upper Jiao

Key Symptoms: Thirst, irritability, bleeding and swelling, sores in the mouth or herpes rashes

Huang Qin 6g
Huang Lian 6g
Zhi Zi 6g
Bo He 4.5g
Mu Dan Pi 4.5g
Dang Gui 4.5g
Bai Shao 4.5g
Gan Cao 3g

Preparation: Decoction. Source text does not specify dosages.

Actions: Clears Heat and enriches the Yin

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