The herbal formula "huang lian jie du wan" , 黃連解毒湯, which in english is "coptis decoction to relieve toxicity", 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: Huang Lian Jie Du Tang, Huang Lian Jie Du Teapills, Coptis Pill to Eliminate Toxins, Coptis Decoction to Resolve Toxicity, Antiphlogistic Decoction of Coptis, Coptis and Scute Combination.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Huang Lian Jie Du Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Our shop contains huang lian jie du 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. Huang Lian Jie Du Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:
Drains damp heat from the lower jiao - thick-yellow leukorrhea, foul-smelling diarrhea, dysentery; damp-heat pouring downward or hot leg qi - red, swollen, painful knees, legs, and/or feet; damp-heat…
Drains fire, relieves toxicity - high fever, irritability, disorientation, delirium, painful, red eyes, red tongue, sore throat, boils, carbuncles, abscesses. Clears heat, drains dampness - for damp…
Clears heat, drains fire, especially from the upper warmer - heat patterns with fever, irritability, thirst, cough, thick, yellow sputum, hot sores and swellings. Clears heat, dries dampness - damp-…
A single formula, alone, may not be sufficient to fully address a particular TCM diagnostic pattern. Formulas may be used alone, in combinations, and/or in stages. Huang Lian Jie Du Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence bladder damp heat, large intestine damp heat, liver and gallbladder damp heat, lung dampness - phlegm heat and/or lung wind invasion - wind heat.
Huang Lian Jie Du Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: bronchitis, common cold, dysentary, eczema, fever, flu, gastritis, hepatitis (b or c), hepato-cirrhosis, irritable bowel syndrome (ibs), mastitis, menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding) and/or skin problems (rash)
As noted above, huang lian jie du 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:
In 6 channel theory, Yang ming channel heat or the "4 bigs" - big thirst, big sweat, big thirst, big pulse - accordingly, fever, thirst, profuse sweating, aversion to heat. Many symptoms may fit t…
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…
All formulas in the primary category of "clear heat" are listed below.
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