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Zhi Jing San

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Source: Chinese Medical Treatment for Epidemic Encaphalitis B (1955)

Category: Formulas that Expel Wind

Pattern: Heat in the Jueyin causing stirring of internal Wind

Key Symptoms: Muscle twitches of the extremities, rigidity and spasms of the entire body, opistohotonos, trismus, convulsions, loss of consciousness
Secondary Symptoms: Stubborn headache, migraine, joint pain


Ingredients
Quan Xie
Wu Gong

Subsitutions:
Since both of these ingredients are toxic and animal derived they must both be substituted in the UK. Some possible substitutions are:

Quan Xie == Gou Teng + Tian Zhu Haung
Wu Gong == Gou Teng + Bai Fu Zi

In formulas where these are used this three herb substitution may suffice.



Preparation: Grind equal amounts into powder and taken in 0.9-1.5g doses 2-4 times per day with warm water.

Actions: Extinguishes Wind, relieves Spasms, alleviates Pain

Contraindications: Long term use and pregnancy due to toxicity of both ingredients


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