The herbal formula "bai hu wan" which in english is "white tiger decoction", is categorized within the "clear heat" functional grouping and within the "clear heat from the qi level" sub-category.
You may also see this formula referenced by: Bai Hu Tang, Gypsum Combination.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Bai Hu Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Diagnosis must be precise - avoid in stomach and spleen deficiency cases, those with true cold and false heat, and in pure exterior conditions.
Our shop contains bai hu wan from the following manufacturer:
For many reasons such as availability, ecological choices, and/or price, each manufacturer or herbalist may well adjust the exact composition of a specific formula. Bai Hu Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:
Tonifies the middle jiao and lung - thirst, loose stools, fatigue. May be used in formulas to harmonize the stomach.
The most important herb to clear internal heat, especially in the qi and yang ming levels. Clears heat, drains fire (heavy, descending) - high fever with no chills, excessive thirst, sweating, flood…
This preparation increases the qi tonifying aspects of the heart and spleen along with its general harmonizing function within formulas. See Gan Cao for complete information.
Bai Hu Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: common cold, diabetes type ii, fever, flu, gastritis and/or sweat problems
As noted above, bai hu wan is within the clear heat functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "clear heat from the qi level", which contains the following formulas:
Shaoyang disorder with water accumulation - A modification of xiao chai hu tang with gui zhi and gan jiang to work with mixed pattern cases of "heat above, cold below". Generally for patients with e…
Clears fire toxins (damp heat, toxic heat, fire) from all three jiaos - formula has an antibiotic function which has a broad range of uses in conditions arising from damp heat in the body. Acute bac…
All formulas in the primary category of "clear heat" are listed below.
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