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Herb Formulas Notebook

Di Yu San

Sanguisorba Powder

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Source: Traditional Chinese Internal Medicine (c. 1970)
Author: Shanghai College of TCM

Category: Formulas that Regulate Blood

Pattern: Accumulation and steaming of Damp-Heat in the Intestines

Key Symptoms: Bloody stools with fresh red blood, bowel movements preceded by bleeding
Secondary Symptoms: Difficult defecation, bitter taste

Tongue: Yellow greasy coating
Pulse: Soggy rapid pulse

Di Yi
Qian Cao Gen
Huang Qin
Huang Lian
Zhi Zi
Fu Ling

Preparation: Equal amounts ground into a powder and taken in 6-9g doses.

Actions: Cools the Blood, stops bleeding, clears Heat, dispels Dampness

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