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Qian Zheng San

(Lead to Symmetry Powder)

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Source: Yang Family Formulas (1178)
Author: Yang Tan

Category: Formulas that Expel Wind

Pattern: Wind-Phlegm obstructing the Channels of the head and face

Key Symptoms: Sudden facial paralysis with deviation of the eyes and mouth and facial muscle twitch


Ingredients
Zhi Bai Fu Zi 6g
Bai Jiang Can 6g
Quan Xie 6g

Subsitutions:
In the UK the entire formula may require substitution due to toxicity. The following suggestions may help:

Bai Fu Zi == Tian Nan Xing
Bai Jian Can == Tian Ma + Tian Zhu Huang
Quan Xie == Gou Teng + Tian Zhu Huang



Preparation: Originally ground into powder and taken in 3g doses with hot wine. Can also be prepared as a decoction.

Actions: Dispels Wind, transforms Phlegm, stops spasms

Contraindications: Large doses, long term or during pregnancy. Also not suitable for paralysis due to internal Liver Wind, Qi deficiency or Blood stasis


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