Category: Explanations of recipes

  • The recipe Xiao Yao San

    Xiao Yao San is a recipe of traditional Chinese medicine. It was originally published as the recipe of a powder preparation in the official manual for preparations of herbal recipes in the Southern Song Dynasty. Nowadays, the ready-made products of the recipe are generally concentrated pills. The article gives the dosage of the recipe for…

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  • The recipe Xiao Chai Hu Tang

    Xiao Chai Hu Tang is from Shang Han Lun, a classic book of traditional Chinese medicine written by Zhang Zhongjing who is called medical sage by Chinese people. Daily dose of the recipe Chai Hu 24 g, Huang Qin 9 g, Ren Shen 9 g, Zhi Gan Cao 9 g, Ban Xia 9 g, Sheng…

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  • How to prepare a decoction of Chinese herbs

    Chinese herbs have been used for improving symptoms and relieving pain for thousands of years. The traditional main preparation of Chinese herbs is a decoction. Ancient Chinese people generally made a decoction of herbs at home. Nowadays, because people are busy to work, they don’t have much time to make a decoction by themselves. But…

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