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Dang Gui Yin Zi

(Tangkuei Drink)

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Source: Formulas to Aid the Living (1253)
Author: Yan Yong-He

Category: Formulas that Expel Wind

Pattern: External Wind pathogen and Blood deficiency

Key Symptoms: Itching that worsens at night
Secondary Symptoms: Rash, flaking skin

Tongue: Pale with thin coat
Pulse: Thin and wiry


Ingredients
Dang Gui 10-15g
Bai Shao 10-15g
Chuan Xiong 10-15g
Chao Ci Ji Li 10-15g
Fang Feng 10-15g
Sheng Di Huang 10-15g
He Shou Wu 5-7.5g
Jing Jie 10-15g
Huang Qi 5-7.5g
Zhi Gan Cao 5-7.5g
Sheng Jiang 5sl



Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Nourishes the Blood, moistens dryness, dispels Wind, alleviates itching



Notes:
Can be a lodged pathogen which has damaged the Blood, or a recent invasion against a constitutional back ground of Blood deficiency.

Often has Heart nourishing and Spirit calming herbs such as He Huan Pi, Ye Jiao Teng and Suan Zao Ren added.


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