Herb Formulas Notebook

Zeng Ye Tang

Increase the Fluids Decocotion

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Source: Systematic Differentiation of Warm Pathogen Diseases (1798)
Author: Wu Tang / Ju-Tong

Category: Formulas that Treat Dryness

Pattern: Exhaustion of Fluids

Key Symptoms: Constipation, thirst

Tongue: Red, dry
Pulse: Thin and slightly rapid, or weak and forceless

Xuan Shen 30g
Mai Men Dong 24g
Sheng Di Huang 24g

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Generates fluids, moistens dryness, unblocks the bowels

Contraindications: Severe dryness

Usually for dryness following a Warm pathogen disease. If it does not resolve in 12 hours then Zeng Ye Cheng Qi Tang should be used.

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