Huang Lian Shang Qing Wan - Coptis Clearance Pill

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Huang Lian Shang Qing Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "huang lian shang qing wan" which in english is "coptis clearance pill", is categorized within the "clear heat" functional grouping and within the "clear heat and relieve toxicity" sub-category.

You may also see this formula referenced by: Huang Lien Shang Ching Pien, Coptis Pill To Clear Heat From The Upper Body.

Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Dispels wind heat, clear toxic heat - generally used short-term for inflammatory conditions of the face, mouth, head - sore throat, conjunctivitis, acne, swollen gums.
  • Can be a supportive formula for liver fire conditions resulting in headache, tinnitus, dizziness, vertigo.
  • A range of yang ming heat issues - constipation, halitosis, gingivitis.

Our shop contains huang lian shang qing wan from the following manufacturer:

  • Huang Lian Shang Qing Pian - ActiveHerb
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    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 Shang Qing Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

  • Bo He (Field Mint, Mentha) - Expels wind heat particularly from the head region - f…
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  • Chuan Xiong (Szechuan Lovage Root) - Invigorate blood, promote movement of Qi - any blood stasis…
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  • Da Huang (Rhubarb) - Drains heat and purges accumulations - high fever, profuse …
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  • Dang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root) - Tonifies the blood, regulates menses - pallid, ashen comple…
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  • Ge Gen (Kudzu Root, Pueraria) - Releases muscles, clears heat - exterior disease in subcuta…
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  • Huang Lian (Coptis Rhizome) - Drains fire, relieves toxicity - high fever, irritability, …
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  • Huang Qin (Baical Skullcap Root, Scutellaria) - Clears heat, drains fire, especially from the upper warmer …
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  • Jiang Huang (Tumeric Rhizome) - Invigorate blood, unblock menses - chest and abdominal pain…
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  • Jie Geng (Balloon Flower Rhizome) - Opens up and disseminates lung qi, expels phlegm - cough (w…
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  • Ju Hua (Chrysanthemum Flower) - Disperses wind, clears heat (bitter, cold) - headache, fev…
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  • Lian Qiao (Forsythia Fruit) - Clear heat and toxins, dissipates nodules - carbuncles and …
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  • Tian Hua Fen (Trichosanthes Root) - Clears and drains lung heat, transforms phlegm, moistens l…
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  • Xuan Shen (Ningpo Figwort Root, Scrophularia) - Clears Heat, Cools Blood. Bleeding, fever, dry mouth, purpl…
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  • Zhi Zi (Cape Jasmine Fruit, Gardenia) - Clears heat (Heart and Liver), eliminates irritability - he…
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    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 Shang Qing Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence large intestine damp heat, liver fire, lung wind invasion - wind heat and/or phlegm fire.

    Huang Lian Shang Qing Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: constipation, dizziness (vertigo), gingivitis, halitosis (bad breath), pneumonia, sore throat, tinnitus and/or urinary tract infection (uti)

    As noted above, huang lian shang qing wan is within the clear heat functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "clear heat and relieve toxicity", which contains the following formulas:

  • Gan Mao Ling (Miraculous Cold Pills) - Common cold and flu patterns, particularly at the early sta…
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  • Ma Ying Long (Musk Hemorrhoid Ointment) - Hemorrhoids and/or constipation from an accumulation of dam…
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  • Pu Ji Xiao Du Wan (Universal Benefit Decoction To Eliminate Toxin) - Acute febrile disorder (wind-heat & damp-phlegm) of t…
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  • San Huang Xie Xin Wan (Drain The Epigastrium Decoction) - Damp-heat excess with interior climbing - fever, restless…
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  • Xian Fang Huo Ming Yin Wan (Immortals Formula For Sustaining Life) - Generally for short-term use with early stage heat toxins -…
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  • Xie Xin Wan (Drain the Epigastrium Formula) - Signs of damp-heat with interior clumping which may settl…
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  • Yi Zi Wan (Decoction B) - Hemorrhoids and/or constipation from an accumulation of dam…
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    All formulas in the primary category of "clear heat" are listed below.

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