Traditional Chinese Medicine/Dan Dou Chi

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Name Means:

  • Dan-plain/insipid/tasteless
  • Dou-bean/soyabean
  • Chi-imperial orders

English Name:

  • prepared soybean

Chinese Name:

  • 淡豆敕 (Pinyin: dàn dòu chì)

Latin Name:

  • Semen Praeparatum Sojae[1][2]

Taste & Temperature:

Channels:

  • Hand Tai Yin of Lung
  • Foot Yang Ming of Stomach

Actions & Indications:

  • disperse Wind-Heat (Spicy & Cool)
  • alleviate irritability

Contraindication:

  • Qi & Yin deficiency causing excessive sweating

Caution:

  • Yin deficiency
  • Blood deficiency
  • chronic skin infection
  • nursing mother, inhibits lactation

Preparations:

Dosage:

  • 2-5 qian (6-15 grams)

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Notes[edit]

  1. Li-ping Qu, Guo-rong Fan, Jin-yong Peng, He-ming Mi. "Isolation of six isoflavones from Semen sojae praeparatum by preparative HPLC", Fitoterapia, Volume 78, Issue 3, April 2007, Pages 200-204
  2. (WO/2003/045408) AN INFLUENZA TREATING PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE AND METHOD FOR PREPARATION THEREOF. World Intellectual Property Organization.