Herb Formulas Notebook

Wu Zhu Yu Gao

(Evodia Plaster)

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Source: Seeking Accuracy in the Materia Medica (1769)

Category: Formulas that are Applied Externally

Pattern: Heat induced sores in the mouth and throat from internal disharmonies

Key Symptoms: Sores in the throat, mouth and tongue
Secondary Symptoms: It is also sometimes used for acute hypertension and headaches associated with ascending Fire.

Tongue: Red

Wu Zhu Yu
Rice Vinegar

Preparation: Grind Wu Zhu Yu 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.

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