Da Huang Fu Zi Tang
大黄附子汤

 

 

Rhubarb and Prepared Aconite Decoction

 Disclaimer    For educational purposes only.  Do not use as medical advice

AboutHerbsCaution/Notes
Health Benefits
For: Constipation • Dysentery • Colitis • Hernia
Attributes:
Products (online examples)

Capsules

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Granules

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Research (sample)
Categories (Click on ⌕ for other formulas in the category)
Category: Drain Downward ⌕    Subcategory: Warm Yang and Purge Accumulation ⌕      Family: Da Huang Lei Fang ⌕      Source: Jin Gui Yao Lue  ⌕       Related Formula:
Actions
Relief Pain • Warm Interior • Disperse Cold • Unblock Bowels
Indications and Contraindications
Appearance: Tongue -White, greasy      Pulse -Deep, wiry, tight      Face/other 
Patterns:  
Indications:
Contraindications: Interior heat excess • Cold deficiency
Properties
Data adapted from product found online.  Categories 4% or less not shown.

Herbs Cat/Dose Actions Properties
Fu ZiAconite • 附子 Warm Interior Expel Cold
6g-12g
Restore devastated yang • Warm channels • Warms interior cold • Relief pain • Strengthen Ming Men fire Anodyne • Analgesic • Anti-inflammatory • Antipyretic • Mild sedative
Da Huang • Rhubarb • 大黄 Drain Downward Purgatives
9g
Drain downward • Promote menstruation • Reduce accumulation • Drain fire • Cools blood • Clear heat • Dry dampness • Resolve blood stasis (add near end of decoction) Anti-inflammatory • Antibiotic • Antipyretic • CholereticCholagogic • Hemostatic • Immunity booster • Laxative • Nephroprotective
Xi Xin 
6g
King/Chief    ♥ Minister/Deputy      Assistant     ♦ Envoy
Directions:
Modifications
+ Rou Gui + Xiao Hui Xiang Cold hernia disorders with back and groin pain
+ Gui Zhi + Bai Shao Severe stomach ache
+ Zhi Shi + Shen Qu Severe distention

Caution
Do not use if the following conditions are present:

ALERT: Contraindications of each herb - use with caution under these conditions:
Fu Zi: Soy sauce • Millet • Pregnancy • False cold, true heat • Incompatible with: Bai Ji, Bai Lian, Ban Xia, Chuan Bei Mu, Gua Lou Pi, Gua Lou Ren, Gua Lou Shi, Tian Hua Fen, Zhe Bei Mu • Cao Wu is antagonized by Xi Jiao
Da Huang: Pregnancy • Nursing • Menstruation • Qi deficiency • Blood deficiency • Stomach deficiency cold • Spleen deficiency cold • Normal or loose stool • Normal blood flow • Postpartum
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Notes

 

Bibliography: [3], [8], [9], [14]

Information in this post came from many sources, including class notes, practitioners, websites, webinars, books, magazines, and editor's personal experience.  While the original source often came from historical Chinese texts,  variations may result from the numerous English translations.   Always consult a doctor prior to using these drugs.  The information here is strictly for educational purposes. 

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