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Xing Qian Cong Chi Tang

Apricot Kernel, Peucedanum, Spring Onion and Chinese Garlic Decoction

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Source: Revised and Expanded Discussion of Warm-Heat Pathogen Diseases (1907)
Author: He Lian-Chen

Category: Formulas that Treat Dryness

Pattern: Initial stages of a Cool-Dryness disorder

Key Symptoms: Headaches, mild fever, nasal congestion, aversion to drafts, chills, absence of sweating, dry skin, dry and hacking cough, fullness of the chest, stabbing pain in both flanks

Tongue: Dry and thin white coating
Pulse: Floating and rough on the right, floating and wiry or tight on the left

Xing Ren 9g
Qian Hu 4.5g
Zi Su Geng 4.5g
Chen Pi 2.4g
Dan Dou Chi 6g
Zhi Ke 3g
Jie Geng 2.1g
Cong Bai 3pc

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Disperses Wind, warms the Cold, resolves the Exterior

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