Herb Formulas Notebook


San Dou Tang

(Three Bean Stew)

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Source: Oral transmission during lecture



Category: Formulas that Clear Heat

Pattern: Spleen and Kidney deficiency with Dampness and Toxic Heat

Key Symptoms: Fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting, diarrhoea, numbness of the extremities, skin irritation and rashes

Tongue: Pale red



Ingredients
Lu Dou
Chi Xiao Dou
Hei Dou



Preparation: All the ingredients are soaked in water and then boiled until soft and eaten whole.

Actions: Tonifies the Spleen and Kidneys, drains Dampness, clears Heat, resolves toxicity



Notes:
This was a suggestion for an example of herbs being used as food therapy for the side effects of chemotherapy or radiotherapy.



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