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Source date: 16th century
Number of ingredients: 14 herbs
Key actions: Nutritive tonic: Nourishes Yin, Blood and Vital Essence of the Heart and Kidney. Clears away pathogenic Heat, clears Deficient Heat. Sedative.
Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Yin and Blood Deficiency' of which mouth sores is a symptom.
Because it is a key herb in Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan, a herbal formula indicated to treat the pattern '' (a pattern with mouth sores as a symptom)
Unprepared Rehmannia is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Heart, the Kidney and the Liver.
Its main actions are: Expels Heat by Cooling Blood. Tonifies Yin by promoting Fluid production. Soothes the Heart by calming Blazing Fire. Cools and nourishes.
Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat mouth sores as can be seen on Borax's page.
Borax is a Cool herb that tastes Salty and Sweet. It targets the Stomach and the Lung.
Its main actions are: Applied topically for Toxic-Heat. Clears Phlegm-Heat in the Lungs.
Irritability Palpitations with anxiety Fatigue Insomnia with very restless sleep Inability to think or concentrate for even short periods of time Forgetfulness Dry stools Sore throat Throat pain Red eyes