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Herb Formulas Notebook

Bai He Ji Zi Huang Tang

Lily Bulb and Egg Yolk Decoction

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Source: Essentials from the Golden Cabinet (c. 220)
Author: Zhang Ji / Zhong-Jing

Category: Formulas that Clear Heat

Pattern: Damage to Spleen and Stomach Yin affecting the downward directing functions of the Lungs and Stomach

Key Symptoms: Irritability and restlessness, palpitations, a feeling as if one were about to die.

Pulse: Rapid

Bai He 15-30g
Ji Zi Huang 15-30g

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Strongly nourishes Yin and Jing, tonifies the middle Jiao and Heart, clears Heat, cools the Blood

Originally for when symptoms related to appetite have been mistaken for Phlegm and the patient was improperly induced to vomit.

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