Ben Tun Tang
English Name: Running Piglet Decoction
Source: Essentials from the Golden Cabinet (c. 220)
Ingredients for 1 bulk herb vacuum sealed bag:
|Gan Cao (Glycyrrhizae Radix)||12g|
|Chuan Xiong Chuanxiong Rhizoma)||12g|
|Dang Gui (Angelicae sinensis Radix)||12g|
|Zhi Ban Xia (Pinelliae Rhizoma preparatum)||24g|
|Huang Qin (Scutellariae Radix)||12g|
|Ge Gen (Puerariae Radix)||30g|
|Bai Shao (Paeoniae Radix alba)||12g|
|Sheng Jiang (Zingiberis Rhizoma recens) *||24g|
|Sang Bai Pi (Mori Cortex)||24g|
*For maximum freshness, Sheng Jiang (Zingiberis Rhizoma recens) is not contained within this packet of herbs. If desired, the practitioner or patient should add fresh ginger root prior to cooking.
Suggested dose: 1 bag over 2-4 days. The above dosage is doubled from the original source.
The above formula has been slightly modified to suit modern clinical practice in the United States. Please send us an email if you have any questions about this.