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Er Zhu Tang

(Dual Atractylodes Decoction)

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Source: Restoration of Health from the Myriad Diseases (1587)

Category: Formulas that Dispel Phlegm

Pattern: Pain in the upper arm due to Phlegm-Dampness in the upper Jiao that enters the Channels and Collaterals

Key Symptoms: Pain and immobility in the upper arm

Tongue: Slippery coating
Pulse: Slippery


Ingredients
Cang Zhu 4.5g
Bai Zhu 3g
Zhi Tian Nan Xing 3g
Chen Pi 3g
Fu Ling 3g
Xiang Fu 3g
Jiu Chao Huang Qin 3g
Wei Ling Xian 3g
Qiang Huo 3g
Gan Cao 3g
Zhi Ban Xia 6g
Sheng Jiang 3sl

Subsitutions:
Can be used for pain anywhere in the body due to Phlegm-Dampness by adding the appropriate guide herbs.



Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Dries Dampness, transforms Phlegm, dispels Wind, dredges the Channels and Collaterals


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