Mai Men Dong Tang

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Mai Men Dong Tang nourishes Lung Stomach Yin, generates fluids, directs rebel Qi downwards

Mai Men Dong Tang - Jin Gui Yao Lue

Mai Men Dong (tuber ophiopogonis japonici)15-18g

Ren Shen (radix ginseng)6g

Geng Mi (non-glutinous rice)9-15g

Da Zao (fructus ziziyphi jujubae)12 pieces

Gan Cao (radix glycyrrhizae uralensis)6g

Ban Xia (rhizoma pinelliae ternatae)4.5-9g

Indications: Heat from Stomach deficiency scorches the Lung Yin (mother son relationship), cough and spitting scanty saliva, wheezing, shortness of breath, dry mouth, throat, lips, cankers, bad breath, some acid reflux, gastritis, & chronic bronchitis patterns, T- red with scanty coat, P- thin rapid. This formula is meant to generate fluids and nourish Stomach Yin.


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