Herb Formulas Notebook

Si Wu Xiao Feng Yin

Eliminate Wind Drink with the Four Substances

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Source: Golden Mirror of the Medical Tradition (1742)
Author: Wu Qian / Liu-Ji

Category: Formulas that Expel Wind

Pattern: Wind-Damp invasion with Blood deficiency and stagnation

Key Symptoms: Itchy rashes (such as urticaria and psoriasis)

Sheng Di Huang 9g
Dang Gui 6g
Jing Jie 4.5g
Fang Feng 4.5g
Chi Shao 3g
Chuan Xiong 3g
Bai Xian Pi 3g
Chan Tui 3g
Bo He 3g
Du Huo 2.1g
Chai Hu 2.1g
Da Zao 2pc

In the UK Chan Tui has to be substituted. The standard substitution is Bo He but the formula has this already.

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Nourishes and invigorates the Blood, expels Wind

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