Bai He Gu Jin Tang
百合固金湯 bǎi hé gù jīn tāng, "Lily Bulb Decoction to Preserve the Metal"

Translated Name: Lily Bulb Decoction to Preserve the Metal
Enrich the Yin and Moisten Dryness

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Components (10):
 HerbCommon NameQuantityUnit
生地黃 Sheng Di Huang Chinese foxglove root, rehmannia (fresh),Rehmannia root 6 grams
熟地黄 Shu Di Huang cooked rehmannia root, prepared Chinese foxglove root 9 grams
百合 Bai He lily bulb 3 grams
玄參 Xuan Shen ningpo figwort root, scrophularia 2.4 grams
麥門冬 Mai Men Dong ophiopogon tuber 4.5 grams
桔梗 Jie Geng baloon flower root, platycodon root 2.4 grams
貝母 Bei Mu   3 grams
當歸 Dang Gui tangkuei, Chinese angelica root 3 grams
白芍 Bai Shao white peony root, peony 3 grams
甘草 Gan Cao licorice root 3 grams
Red tongue, little or no coating
Rate: Rapid (Quick, Fast)

Qualities: Thready (Fine, Thin)
Formula should be used with caution or modified (using herbs that strengthen the Spleen and regulae the qi) in cases with Spleen deficiency or food stagnation. Failure to do so may result in indigestion or diarrhea. It should not be used for patients with exterior conditions.
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