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Herb Formulas Notebook

Liu An Jian

Serene Six Decotion

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Source: Collected Treatises of Jing-Yue (1624)
Author: Zhang Jie-Bin / Jing-Yue

Category: Formulas that Dispel Phlegm

Pattern: Subacute stage of Wind-Cold disorders

Key Symptoms: Cough and wheezing with sticky sputum that is difficult to expectorate
Secondary Symptoms: No Exterior signs

Chen Pi 4.5g
Zhi Ban Xia 6-9g
Fu Ling 6g
Gan Cao 3g
Xing Ren 3g
Bai Jie Zi 1.5-2.1g
Sheng Jiang 3-7sl

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Dried Dampness, transforms Phlegm, directs rebellious Qi downwards, calms Wheezing

Contraindications: Cough and wheezing with the presence of Exterior symptoms

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