Fang Feng Tong Sheng San, 100g

Fang Feng Tong Sheng San, 100g

Fang Feng Tong Sheng San, 100g

SKU MT517
Brand Min Tong Granules - Formulas
Unit Size 100g
Properties This formula induces sweating without injuring the exterior, and purges without injuring the interior.
Chinese Symptomology Strong fever and chills, light-headedness, dizziness, red and sore eyes, difficulty in swallowing, nasal congestion with thick and sticky nasal discharge and saliva, a bitter taste in the mouth, dry mouth, focal distention with a stifling sensation in the chest and diaphragm, constipation, dark, rough urination
Actions Disperses wind, releases the exterior, drains heat, and unblocks the bowels.
Pattern Excess Heat and Fire in the body as well as affection of Wind and Heat
Tongue Yellow, greasy coating
Pulse Flooding, rapid or wiry, slippery pulse
Chinese name 防風通聖散
English name Siler and Platycodon Formula
Description

This [formula treats] heat excess in both the exterior and interior, either from wind-heat invading a patient with preexisting internal accumulation of heat, or from an invasion of wind-heat which causes heat to lodge in both the exterior and interior simultaneously. The strong fever and chills are a sign of exterior wind-heat. Because it tends to attack the upper parts of the body, wind-heat causes dizziness and red, sore eyes. It also attacks the Lungs and causes difficulty in swallowing and nasal congestion with thick and sticky nasal discharge and saliva. Interior heat, accumulating primarily in the Lungs and Stomach, is reflected in the bitter taste in the mouth, dry mouth, focal distention with a stifling sensation in the chest and diaphragm, constipation, dark, rough urination, greasy, yellow tongue coating, and flooding, rapid or wiry, slippery pulse. This formula, a variation of Cool the Diaphragm Powder (liang ge san), is used for excess heat in both the exterior and interior. From the perspective of the six stages of disease, this formula treats a disorder which simultaneously affects the greater yang (exterior), yang brightness (interior heat), and lesser yin (focal distention with a stifling sensation in the chest and diaphragm). The source text recommends this formula for all wind-heat disorders with constipation, dark, rough urination, facial sores, and red, sore eyes, since such conditions can progress to internally-generated wind with stiff tongue or clenched jaw.* --From: Bensky & Barolet, Chinese Herbal Medicine Formulas and Strategies.

Ingredients
English Name  Chinese Name  Pin_yin Name  Percentage  Weight
 Paeonia Radix  白芍  Bai Shao  4.55  1.0g
 Atractylodes Rhizoma  白朮  Bai Zhu  2.77  0.5g
 Mentha Herba  薄荷葉  Bo He  4.55  1.0g
 Ligusticum Wallichii Rhizoma  川芎  Chuan Xiong  4.55  1.0g
 Rheum Rhizoma  大黃  Da Huang  4.55  1.0g
 Angelica Sinenses Radix  當歸  Dang Gui  4.55  1.0g
 Ledebouriella Radix  防風  Fang Feng  4.55  1.0g
 Glycyrrhiza Radix  甘草  Gan Cao  11.36  2.5g
 Talcum  滑石  Hua Shi  11.36  2.5g
 Scutellaria Radix  黃芩  Huang Qin  9.09  2.0g
 Platycodon Radix  桔梗  Jie Geng  9.09  2.0g
 Schizonepeta Herba  荊芥  Jing Jie  2.77  0.5g
 Forsythia Fructus  連翹  Lian Qiao  4.55  1.0g
 Ephedra Herba  麻黃  Ma Huang  4.55  1.0g
 Mirabilitum Depuratum  芒硝  Mang Xiao  4.55  1.0g
 Zingiber Rhizoma  生薑  Sheng Jiang  2.77  0.5g
 Gypsum Fibrosum  石膏  Shi Gao  9.09  2.0g
 Gardenia Fructus  山梔子  Zhi Zi  2.77  0.5g
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