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Tong Qi San

Unblock the Qi Powder

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Source: Correction of Errors Among Physicians (1830)
Author: Wang Qing-Ren

Category: Formulas that Regulate Qi

Pattern: Sudden deafness due to emotional Liver constraint or Externally contracted condition

Key Symptoms: Acute severely diminished hearing where the patient "cannot even hear thunder"

Chai Hu 30g
Xiang Fu 30g
Chuan Xiong 15g

Preparation: Ground into powder and taken in 9g doses followed by warm water twice per day.

Actions: Spread and regulates the Liver Qi, opens the sensory orifices

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