Herb Formulas Notebook


Jia Wei Er Miao Wan

(Modified Two Marvel Pill)

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Source: Medical Mirror of the Past and Present (Ming dynasty)



Category: Formulas that Expel Dampness

Pattern: Damp-Heat lodged in the channels of the legs and feet

Key Symptoms: A sensation of heaviness and discomfort in the extremities with atrophy and loss of strength accompanied by slight oedema and numbness
Secondary Symptoms: There is often a sensation of heat that begins at the foot and slowly progresses up the leg to the waist.

Tongue: Yellow coating
Pulse: Soft and rapid



Ingredients
Cang Zhu 120g
Huang Bai 60g
Chuan Niu Xi 30g
Dang Gui Wei 30g
Han Fang Ji 30g
Bi Xie 30g
Zhi Gui Ban 30g

Subsitutions:
In the UK the following substitutions must be made:
Fang Ji == Hai Tong Pi + Yi Yi Ren
Gui Ban == Mo Han Lian + Nu Zhen Zi



Preparation: Ground into powder and cooked in wine, then formed into tiny pills to be taken on an empty stomach.

Actions: Clears Heat and resolves Dampness


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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.