Herb Formulas Notebook

Cheng Qi Yang Rong Tang

Order the Qi and Nourish the Nutritive Decoction

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Source: Discussion of Warm-Heat Pathogens (early 18th century)

Category: Formulas that Drain Downward

Pattern: Warm pathogen disorders where repeated purging has devastated Yin

Key Symptoms: Dry mouth, cracked lips, thirst, unresolved fever, a hard distended painful abdomen, constipation

Zhi Mu 9g
Dang Gui 6g
Sheng Di Huang 12g
Da Huang 3g
Zhi Shi 9g
Hou Po 9g
Bai Shao 15g

Preparation: Decocted with Sheng Jiang. Source text does not specify dosages.

Actions: Clears Heat, unblocks the bowel, enriches the Yin, moistens dryness

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