Herb Formulas Notebook


Qing Xin Liang Ge San

(Clear the Heart and Cool the Diaphragm Powder)

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Source: Warp and Weft of Warm Diseases (1852)
Author: Wang Shi-Xiong / Meng-Ying



Category: Formulas that Clear Heat

Pattern: Heat-Toxin accumulating in the Qi level of the Upper Jiao

Key Symptoms: Unremitting fever, thirst, irritability with red, swollen and macerated throat

Tongue: Red body with a yellow coating



Ingredients
Lian Qiao 120g
Huang Qin 30g
Bo He 30g
Zhi Zi 30g
Shi Gao 60g
Jie Geng 30g
Gan Cao 30g

Subsitutions:
In the UK Shi Gao must be substituted. Zhi Mu should suffice in this instance.



Preparation: Originally ground into powder and taken in 9g doses.

Actions: Cools the diaphragm, drains Heat



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