Herb Formulas Notebook


Ji Ming San

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Source: Effective Medical Formulas Arranged by Category by Master Zhu (1266)



Category: Formulas that Expel Dampness

Pattern: Damp Leg Qi from Damp-Cold settling in the legs and feet

Key Symptoms: Feet and calves that are heavy and weak resulting in difficulty walking, numbness cold or pain in the feet or calves, stifling sensation in the chest or upper abdomen
Secondary Symptoms: Spasms, upsurging of Qi from the abdomen to the chest, nausea, oozing skin lesions in the lower extremities

Tongue: White, moist coating
Pulse: Deep and soft, deep and tense



Ingredients
Bing Lang 12g
Mu Gua 15g
Wu Zhu Yu 6g
Chen Pi 15g
Zi Su Ye 9g
Jie Geng 9g
Sheng Jiang 6sl



Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Promotes the movement of Qi, directs Turbidity downwards, dissipates and transforms Damp-Cold

Contraindications: Long term use, Leg Qi due to Dryness, pregnancy



Notes:
Fiercely attacks a strong pathogen. It should be taken in two doses before breakfast and induce a dark, soft stool.

In the UK Bing Lang should be substituted with Zhi Shi and Yi Li Ren.


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