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  Commonly Used Chinese Herb Formulas with Illustrations - Coix Combination (Yi Yi Ren Tang)  
 

 

1701 薏苡仁湯 (Yi Yi Ren Tang)

 

Coix Combination

 

Coicis Decoction

 


 

Formulation

Chinese Name

Pharmaceutical Name

Pin Yin Name

English Name

薏苡仁

Semen Coicis

Yi Yi Ren

Coix

當歸

Radix Angelicae sinensi

Dang Gui

Angelica

芍藥

Radix Paeoniae alba

Shao Yao

White Peony

蒼朮

Rhizoma Atractylodis

Cang Zhu

Atractylodes

麻黃

Herba Ephedrae

Ma Huang

Ephedra

桂枝

Ramulus Cinnamomi

Gui Zhi

Cinnamon Twigs

甘草

Radix Glycyrrhizae

Gan Cao

Licorice

生薑

Radix Zingiberis recens

Sheng Jiang

Fresh Ginger

 

Classic Literature Reference

Zhang Shi Yi Tong (Comprehensive Medicine According to Master Zhang, 1695)

Compiler: Zhang, Lu.

 

Indications

Traditional: Affliction of wind-cold-dampness marked by painful limbs accompanied by numbness and difficulty in stretching, and swelling in the limbs.

Modern: Rheumatoid arthritis, beriberi, nephritis, pulmonary edema, and pleurisy.

Pattern of Affliction of Wind-Cold-Dampness

 

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