Herb Formulas Notebook

San Cai Tang

Three Talents Decoction

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Source: Medical Formulas Collected and Analysed (1682)
Author: Wang Ang / Ren-An

Category: Formulas that Tonify Yin

Pattern: Consumptive coughing from Lung and Spleen deficiency

Key Symptoms: Dry cough, weakness, emaciation

Tian Men Dong
Shu Di Huang
Ren Shen

Preparation: Use equal amounts to make a decoction.

Actions: Nourishes the Yin, augments the Qi, moistens the Lungs, stops coughing

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