Herb Formulas Notebook

Xuan Bai Cheng Qi Tang

Disseminate the White and Order the Qi Decoction

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Source: Systematic Differentiation of Warm Pathogen Diseases (1798)
Author: Wu Tang / Ju-Tong

Category: Formulas that Drain Downward

Pattern: Yangming Warm Pathogen disorder with Heat clumping the intestines and Phlegm-Heat clogging the Lungs

Key Symptoms: Afternoon tidal fever, constipation, acute wheezing, a stifling sensation in the chest, overabundance of sputum and oral mucus

Tongue: Thick, greasy, yellow coating
Pulse: Submerged, slippery and rapid

Shi Gao 15g
Da Huang 9g
Xing Ren 6g
Gua Lou Pi 5g

In the UK Shi Gao must be substituted. Zhi Mu may make a suitable substitute in this instance.

Preparation: Decocted in 5 cups of water until 2 remain. The patient drinks 1 cup and the second only if the bowels do not move after the first.

Actions: Drains clumped Heat downwards, disseminates the Lung Qi, transforms Phlegm

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