Herb Formulas Notebook

Gan Lu Yin

Sweet Dew Drink

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Source: Formulary of the Pharmacy Service for Benefiting the People of the Taiping Era (1107)
Author: Imperial Medical Bureau

Category: Formulas that Tonify Yin

Pattern: Yangming Cold Damage harming Clear Fluids and forming Damp-Heat

Key Symptoms: Swollen gums with or without pus, mouth ulcers, bad breath, sore throat

Tongue: Dry and red with a yellow greasy coating

Sheng Di Huang 9g
Shu Di Huang 9g
Shi Hu 9g
Tian Men Dong 12g
Mai Men Dong 12g
Huang Qin 9g
Yin Chen Hao 9g
Zhi Ke 9g
Pi Pa Ye 24g
Gan Cao 6g

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Nourishes the Yin, clears Heat, disseminates Lung Qi, resolves Dampness

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