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Herb Formulas Notebook

Qu Feng Zhi Bao Dan

(Greatest Treasure Special Pill to Dispel Wind)

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Source: Wondrous Lantern for Peering into the Origin and Development of Miscellaneous Diseases (1773)
Author: Shen Jin-Ao

Category: Formulas that Release Exterior-Interior Excess

Pattern: Internally generated Wind and Heat

Key Symptoms: Facial asymmetry, paraplegia or hemiplegia, impaired consciousness or sudden loss of consciousness with severe Heat symptoms
Secondary Symptoms: Constipation

Tongue: Red, deviated

Hua Shi 45g
Chuan Xiong 37.5g
Dang Gui 37.5g
Gan Cao 30g
Bai Shao 21g
Fang Feng 21g
Bai Zhu 19.5g
Shi Gao 15g
Huang Qin 15g
Jie Geng 15g
Shu Di Huang 15g
Tian Ma 15g
Ren Shen 15g
Qiang Huo 15g
Du Huo 15g
Zhi Zi 9g
Lian Qiao 7.5g
Jing Jie 15g
Bo He 15g
Ma Huang 15g
Mang Xiao 15g
Huang Lian 15g
Huang Bai 15g
Xi Xin 15g
Quan Xie 15g

Several substitutions are necessary in the UK. Some suggestions are:
Hua Shi == Chi Fu Ling + Ze Xie
Shi Gao == Zhi Mu
Mang Xiao == Zhi Shi + Yu Li Ren
Xi Xin == Gui Zhi + Qiang Huo (larger dose)
Quan Xie == Gou Teng + Tian Zhu Huang

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Dispels Wind, clears Heat, unblocks the bowels

Research Links:
Science Direct
Google Scholar
Journal of Chinese Medicine
American Dragon

Reference Notes: (click to display)

These pages are intended to assist clinicians and are not intended for self-diagnosis or treatment for which a qualified professional should be consulted.