Herb Formulas Notebook

Tuo Li Xiao Du Yin

Support the Interior and Eliminate Toxin Drink

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Source: Orthodox Lineage of External Medicine (1617)
Author: Chen Shi-Gong

Category: Formulas that Treat Abscesses and Sores

Pattern: Toxic sores with Qi and Blood deficiency

Key Symptoms: Sores that do not suppurate or only slowly leak pus, sores that are slow to heal
Secondary Symptoms: Fever, lassitude, lusterless complexion

Tongue: Pale body, thin or moderate coating
Pulse: Rapid with no strength

Ren Shen 3-5g
Chuan Xiong 3-4g
Bai Shao 3-6g
Huang Qi 5-9g
Bai Zhi 2-4g
Zao Jiao Ci 3-9g
Dang Gui 3-5g
Bai Zhu 3-9g
Fu Ling 3-9g
Jin Yin Hua 5-15g
Jie Geng 2-4g
Gan Cao 2g

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Tonifies Qi and Blood, expels pus from the Interior, draws out Toxicity

Contraindications: Pregnancy

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