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Jinlingzi San

Name

Sichuan Chinaberry Powder

  1. 金鈴子散
  2. 金铃子散

The Prescription of Jinlingzi San

Source

The book Su Wen Bing Ji Qi Yi Bao Ming Ji

Ingredients

Explanation

Jin Ling Zi: The principal drug, soothing the liver and regulating the circulation of Qi, purging the liver of pathogenic fire.

Yan Hu Suo: Promoting the flow of both Qi and blood.

The Effect of Jinlingzi San

Effect

Promoting the circulation of Qi to soothe the liver, activating the flow of blood to arrest pain.

Indications

Syndrome of intense heat due to stagnation or the liver_Qi, marked by intermittent pain in the chest, abdomen and hypochondriac region, bitter taste in the mouth, reddened tongue with yellowish coating, and taut rapid pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as gastroduodenal ulcer, chronic gastritis, and virus hepatitis.

Administrations

The two ingredients are ground into fine powder. 9 g of the powder is taken each time, twice daily. Or the ingredients are decocted in water for oral dose with their amounts properly modified.