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Yi Yuan San

(Augment the Primal Powder)

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Source: Fine Formulas of Wonderful Efficacy (1470)

Category: Formulas that Dispel Summerheat

Pattern: Summerheat invading the Heart and disturbing the Shen

Key Symptoms: Palpitations with anxiety, insomnia, dream disturbed sleep
Secondary Symptoms: Also treats painful urinary dribbling disorders

Tongue: Thin, yellow and greasy coat
Pulse: Soggy and rapid


Ingredients
Hua Shi
Zhi Gan Cao
Zhu Sha

Subsitutions:
In the UK Hua Shi must be substituted with Chi Fu Ling and Ze Xie while Zhu Sha should be substituted with Hu Po due to toxicity.



Preparation: Six parts Hua Shi to one part Gan Cao and 2 parts Hu Po (originally 1/3 part Zhu Sha) are ground into a powder and taken in 6g doses with warm water or a decoction of Deng Xin Cao.

Actions: Clears Heat from the Heart, calms the Shen, resolves Dampness, augments the Qi


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