Herb Formulas Notebook


Jia Wei Mai Men Dong Tang

(Modified Ophiopogonis Decoction)

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Source: Essays on Medicine Esteeming the Chinese and Respecting the Western (1918-1934)
Author: Zhang Xi-Chun



Category: Formulas that Treat Dryness

Pattern: Inverted menses: Qi and Blood rushing upwards through the Chong Mai due to deficiency of Stomach Qi failing to descend and anchor the Qi of the Ren Mai

Key Symptoms: Nosebleed or vomiting of blood during the menses



Ingredients
Mai Men Dong 15g
Ren Shen 12g
Zhi Ban Xia 9g
Shan Yao 12g
Bai Shao 9g
Dan Shen 9g
Gan Cao 6g
Tao Ren 6g
Da Zao 3pcs



Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Benefits the Stomach, regulates the Ren Mai, directs rebellious Qi and Blood downwards


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