Herb Formulas Notebook

Huang Qin Hua Shi Tang

Scutellaria and Talcum Decoction

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

Category: Formulas that Expel Dampness

Pattern: Damp-Warmth diseases in the Middle Jiao

Key Symptoms: Fevers that apparently resolve with sweating but then recur with body aches and little or no thirst

Tongue: Pale yellow and moist coating
Pulse: Moderate

Huang Qin 9g
Hua Shi 9g
Fu Ling Pi 9g
Da Fu Pi 6g
Bai Dou Kou 3g
Tong Cao 3g
Zhu Ling 9g

In the UK Hua Shi must be substituted, usually with Ze Xie and Chi Fu Ling. Chi Fu Ling is another name for Fu Ling Pi, already in the formula, so Chi Xiao Dou might make a suitable substitute.
Da Fu Pi must also be substituted with Zhi Shi and Yu Li Ren.

Preparation: Decoction

Actions: Clear Heat and Resolves Dampness

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