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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