Herb Formulas Notebook

Tian Nan Xing Gao

Arisaematis Plaster

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Source: Prescriptions of Universal (15th century)
Author: Zhu-Di

Category: Formulas that are Applied Externally

Pattern: Vomiting and diarrhoea

Key Symptoms: Incessant vomiting and diarrhoea

Tian Nan Xing
Rice Vinegar

Preparation: Grind Tian Nan Xing into a fine powder and store in an airtight container. When needed mix the powder with rice vinegar and make a paste that is not too runny. Place a small amount of paste (1/4 to 1/2 a teaspoon) on Kid-1 (Yongquan) on both feet and cover with cloth tape to leave on overnight.

Actions: Stops vomiting and diarrhoea

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