Herb Formulas Notebook

Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao San

(Ligusticum powder to Take With Green Tea)

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Source: Awakening of the Mind in Medical Studies (1732)
Author: Cheng Guo-Peng

Category: Formulas that Expel Wind

Pattern: Externally Contracted Wind-Cold that has Turned into Heat

Key Symptoms: Chronic nasal discharge that is transparent in colour

Chuan Xiong 30g (mixed with alcohol)
Jing Jie 30g
Bai Zhi 30g
Jie Geng 30g (fried)
Gan Cao 30g
Huang Qin 30g (fried with alcohol)
Chuan Bei Mu 30g
Zhi Zi 30g

Preparation: Originally ground into a fine powder and taken in 6g doses three times daily with good quality aged green tea.

Actions: Disperses Wind-Cold, clears Heat

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