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Ren Shen Ge Jie San (Ginseng and gecko powder) 人參蛤蚧散


Formula Type Formulas that Tonify
Diagnosis Lung and Kidney qi deficiency with phlegm heat collecting internally
Action Tonifies the qi, augments the Kidneys, stops coughing, and arrests wheezing.
Indication Chronic coughing and wheezing, thick, yellow sputum, coughing of pus and blood, a sensation of heat and irritability in the chest, facial edema, gradual emaciation.Tongue: purple with thin, white or thin, greasy and yellow coatPulse: floating, deficient, esp. in the distal position
Remarks This is a deficient condition and so the coughing lacks force and exhalation is easier than inhalation. May progress to Lung atrophy.

Ge Jie (Granule) (1g Granule=1g Herbs) (6 g)

Ren Shen (Organic) (Red) (9 g)

Sang Bai Pi (tested) (15 g)

Xing Ren (Bei/Ku) (tested) (9 g)

Bei Mu (Chuan) (9 g)

Zhi Mu (12 g)

Gan Cao (Zhi) (15 g)


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