Red Pine

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.

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