Red Pine

4. Diffuse and Discharge Constrained Fire


Presentation: Internal clumping of wind and fire; toothache and insomnia

Note: Toothache is emblematic for any number of symptoms that can occur in the head with this pattern. This relates to the pathodynamic, which is fire from constraint located in the Liver channel leading to ascending Stomach fire. This may result in any number of symptoms in the head, for example, swollen gums, ulcerated gums, ringing in ears, tinnitus, poor hearing, nose bleeding, or even bleeding or discharge from the ears.

Ingredients for 1 bulk herb vacuum sealed bag:


Chai Hu (Bupleuri Radix) 4.8g
Sang Ye (Mori Folium) 4.8g
Chao Bo He (Dry-fried Menthae haplocalycis Herba) 4.8g
Ju Hua (Chrysanthemi Flos) 9g
Gou Teng (Uncariae Ramulus cum Uncis) 18g
Huang Qin (Scutellariae Radix) 9g
Ku Ding Cha (Ilicis latifoliae Folium)  9g


Suggested dose: 1 bag over 2-4 days. The above dosage is doubled from the original source.

Notes: This is the formula for Qin Bo-Wei's treatment method #4 for Fire (p. 255 in Qin Bo-Wei's 56's Treatment Methods, Writing Precise Prescriptions.

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