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Sheng Mai San (Generate the pulse powder) 生脈散 (生脉散)


Formula Type Formulas that Tonify
Diagnosis Deficiency of the protective qi
Action Augments the qi, stabilizes the exterior, and stops sweating
Indication Aversion to drafts, spontaneous sweating, recurrent colds, a shiny, pale complexion.Tongue: pale with white coatingPulse: floating, deficient and soft
Remarks Also for chronic colds, allergies, asthma and urticaria

Ren Shen (Organic) (Red) (15 g)

Mai Men Dong (tested) (12 g)


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