Red Pine

Zhi Gan Cao Tang


English Name: Prepared Licorice Decoction

Source: Discussion of Cold Damage (c. 220)

Ingredients for 1 bulk herb vacuum sealed bag: 

Zhi Gan Cao (Glycyrrhizae Radix preparata) 24g
Dang Shen (Codonopsis Radix) 24g
Gui Zhi (Cinnamomi Ramulus) 18g
Sheng Di Huang (Rehmanniae Radix) 48g
Mai Men Dong (Ophiopogonis Radix) 18g
E Jiao (Asini Corii Colla) [dissolve in strained decoction] 12g
Huo Ma Ren (Cannabis Semen) [crushed] 18g
Sheng Jiang (Zingiberis Rhizoma recens) * 18g
Da Zao (Jujubae Fructus) * 10 to 20 pieces
* Sheng Jiang is not included and should be added by the practitioner or patient before 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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