Names Of Sha Shen Mai Dong Wan

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Sha Shen Mai Dong Wan TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name: Glehnia and Ophiopogonis Decoction
  • Pinyin Name: Sha Shen Mai Dong Wan
  • Alternate Names: Sha Shen Mai Dong Tang, Adenophora and Ophiopogon Combination
  • Chinese Character: 沙参麦冬玩
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How Is Sha Shen Mai Dong Wan Categorized?

Sha Shen Mai Dong Wan Functional Groupings

Sub Categories Within The Treat Dryness Category

Enrich the Yin and Moisten DrynessGently Disperse and Moisten Dryness

There Are 6 Formulas In Our Treat Dryness Category

How Is Sha Shen Mai Dong Wan Used Clinically?

Sha Shen Mai Dong Wan Usages and Indications

  • Important formula for stomach yin deficiency - benefits the stomach and the lungs - a range of digestive issues (gastritis, epigastric pain), possibly with dry throat, thirst and/or cough.
  • Diabetes - particularly with signs of dryness.
  • A range of lung related issues - lung cancer, pneumonia, cough/wheezing.

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Glehnia Root


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Yin category

Usages

  • Moistens the lungs, stops cough - dry, non-productive cough due to lung yin deficiency.
  • Nourish the stomach, generate fluids, clear heat (after febrile disease or yin deficiency) - dry mouth or throat.
  • Moisten the exterior - dry itchy skin aggravated by cold and dry weather.

This formula has cautions, see details

Mai Men Dong


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Ophiopogon Tuber


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Yin category

Usages

  • Moistens the lungs, stops cough - dry cough, coughing blood.
  • Augments stomach yin, generates fluids - dry tongue and mouth.
  • Clears heat and eliminates irritability due to yin deficiency or a warm-febrile disease in the ying level - particularly when symptoms are worse at night.
  • Moistens the intestines - constipation.

Yu Zhu


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Solomon's Seal Rhizome, Polygonatum


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Yin category

Usages

  • Nourish yin, moisten dryness - lung and stomach dry heat or yin deficiency patterns with cough, dry throat, thirst, irritability, steaming bone disorder, xiao ke, excess hunger, constipation.
  • Clear wind, softens and moistens the sinews - wind generated by insufficient fluids, leading to pain and spasms in the sinews, dizziness from yin deficiency and internal movement of wind.
  • Also useful for wind-heat in yin deficient constitution (not cloying herb).

Tian Hua Fen

Trichosanthes Root


Appears in the Herbs That Cool and Transform Phlegm Heat category

Usages

  • Clears and drains lung heat, transforms phlegm, moistens lung dryness.
  • Drains heat, generates fluid (fluids injured) - thirst, irritability, wasting and thirsting disorder, cough, thick sputum.
  • Relieves toxicity, expels pus - toxic hot carbuncles, breast abscess.

This formula has cautions, see details

Sang Ye


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White Mulberry Leaf


Appears in the Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Heat category

Usages

  • Expels wind, clears lung heat - wind-heat with fever, headache, sore throat; also for lung dryness causing dry mouth, dry cough, lung heat with thick and yellow sputum.
  • Cools liver and clears the eyes - liver channel eye problems due to wind-heat or yin deficiency, red, sore, dry or painful eyes, floaters.
  • Cools the blood and stops bleeding - mild cases of vomiting blood due to heat in the blood.

Bai Bian Dou


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Hyacinth Bean


Appears in the Herbs That Clear and Relieve Summerheat category

Usages

  • Clears summerheat - especially with pronounced diarrhea or vomiting.
  • Strengthens the spleen - chronic diarrhea, vaginal discharge due to spleen deficiency.

Gan Cao


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Licorice Root


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Qi category

Usages

  • Tonifies the spleen and augments qi - spleen deficiency w/shortness of breath, fatigue, loose stools (si jun zi tong).
  • Qi and/or blood deficiency w/irregular pluse or palpitations (Zhi Gan Cao Tang).
  • Moistens the lungs and stops cough - heat/cold in the lungs (Ma Xing Shi Gan Tang).
  • Clears heat and toxic fire (raw) - carbuncles, sores, sore throat due to fire toxin (internally or topically).
  • Alleviates pain and stops spasms - abdomen or legs (Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang).
  • Often used to harmonize and/or moderate characteristics of other herbs.
  • Antidote for toxic substances (internally and topically).

This formula has cautions, see details

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