Herb Formulas Notebook

Shen Xiao Tuo Li San

Miraculous Powder for Supporting the Interior

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Source: Formulary of the Pharmacy Service for Benefiting the People of the Taiping Era (1107)
Author: Imperial Medical Bureau

Category: Formulas that Treat Abscesses and Sores

Pattern: Toxic Heat abscesses with Qi and Blood Deficiency

Key Symptoms: Abscesses (including mastitis and intestinal abscesses) that are slow to heal with strong fever and chills

Ren Dong Cao 150g (leaves of Jin Yin Hua/Ren Dong Teng)
Huang Qi 150g
Dang Gui 37.5g
Gan Cao 240g

Preparation: Ground into a powder and taken in 6g doses as a draft cooked in 1.5 cups of wine until reduced to 0.5 cups and taken in the evening.

Actions: Tonifies and augments the Qi and Blood, generates flesh, resolves toxicity

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