Herb Formulas Notebook

Zhu Ru Wen Dan Tang

(Bamboo Decoction to Warm the Gallbladder)

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Source: Restoration of Health from the Myriad Diseases (1587)
Author: Gong Ting-Xian

Category: Formulas that Dispel Phlegm

Pattern: Accumulation of Phlegm-Heat in the chest

Key Symptoms: Anxiety and timidity, tendency to get easily startled and scared, palpitations, insomnia, mild and persistent fever, copious phlegm in the chest

Chai Hu 6g
Zhu Ru 6g
Jie Geng 6g
Zhi Shi 6g
Huang Lian 1.5g
Ren Shen 15g
Chen Pi 2.4g
Ban Xia 2.4g
Fu Ling 2.4g
Xiang Fu 2.4g
Gan Cao 0.9g
Sheng Jiang 3sl
Da Zao 1pc

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Clears Heat and dissolves Phlegm, regulates the Qi, calms the Shen

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