Herb Formulas Notebook

Shuang Jie Jia Cong Chi Tang

Double Releasing Decoction with Spring Onion and Prepared Soybeans

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Source: Comprehensive Medicine According to Master Zhang (1695)
Author: Zhang Lu-Yu / Shi-Wan

Category: Formulas that Release Exterior-Interior Excess

Pattern: Warm Pathogen (Wen Bing) disorders

Key Symptoms: Aversion to Wind and Heat, high fever

Pulse: Superficial and tight

Jing Jie 3g
Bo He 8g
Cong Bai 2pc
Dan Dou Chi 4.5g
Zhi Zi 4.5g (dry fried)
Lian Qiao 4.5g
Jie Geng 2.4g
Gan Cao 1.5g
Shi Gao 6g
Hua Shi 9g
Chuan Xiong 1.5g
Dang Gui 2.4g
Chi Shao 3g
Huang Qin 3g

In the UK Shi Gao and Hua Shi must be substituted. Zhi Mu, Chi Fu Ling and Ze Xie should reproduce the functions of clearing Heat and promoting urination.

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Unblocks the San Jiao, releases the Exterior, clears Heat from the Interior.

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