Hui Chun Wan - Recovery Special Pill

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Hui Chun Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "hui chun wan" which in english is "recovery special pill", is categorized within the "open the orifices" functional grouping and within the "clear heat and open the orifices" sub-category.

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

Most often used for childhood convulsions (possibly with wheezing, nausea, nighttime crying, vomiting, diarrhea, excessive mucus/saliva) or other conditions that involve fever, impaired or loss of consciousness, irritability, restlessness such as seizure disorders, meningitis, measles, and gastroenteritis among others.

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. Hui Chun Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

  • Bai Dou Kou (Round Cardamon Fruit, White Cardamon) - Transforms dampness - low appetite, greasy tongue coat, sti…
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  • Ban Xia (Pinellia Rhizome) - Dries dampness, transforms cold-phlegm, descends rebellious…
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  • Chen Pi (Tangerine Peel) - Regulates Qi, improves transportive function of the spleen…
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  • Chen Xiang (Aloeswood) - Promotes the movement of Qi, alleviates pain - distention a…
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  • Chuan Bei Mu (Fritillaria Bulb) - Clears heat, transforms phlegm, stops many types of cough (…
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  • Da Huang (Rhubarb) - Drains heat and purges accumulations - high fever, profuse …
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  • Dan Nan Xing (Jack in the Pulpit Rhizome and Bile) - Transforms phlegm heat, extinguishes wind, stops c…
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  • Gan Cao (Licorice Root) - Tonifies the spleen and augments qi - spleen deficiency w/s…
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  • Gou Teng (Gambir Vine Stems and Thorns) - Extinguishes wind and alleviates spasms - spasms, muscle tr…
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  • Jiang Can (Silkworm) - Extinguishes liver wind, stops spasms and convulsions - ch…
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  • Mu Xiang (Costus Root) - Promotes the movement of Qi, alleviates pain - stagnant qi …
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  • Niu Huang (Cattle Gallstone) - Clears the heart, opens the orifices, awakens the spirit, …
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  • Quan Xie (Scorpion) - Extinguishes liver wind, stops tremors and convulsions - li…
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  • She Xiang (Navel Gland Secretions of Musk Deer) - Opens the orifices, revives the spirit, unblocks closed dis…
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  • Tan Xiang (Sandalwood) - Promotes Qi movement, alleviates pain - chest and abdomen …
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  • Tian Ma (Gastrodia Root) - Calms the liver, extinguishes liver wind from either heat o…
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  • Tian Zhu Huang (Siliceous Secretions of Bamboo) - Clears and transforms phlegm-heat - difficult to expectorat…
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  • Zhi Ke (Ripe Fruit of Zhi Shi) - Milder actions - move qi and reduce distention (good for we…
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  • Zhu Sha (Cinnabar) - Sedates the heart, calms the spirit - restlessness, palpit…
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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. Hui Chun Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence liver wind and/or phlegm misting the heart.

    Hui Chun Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: epilepsy (seizure) and/or fever

    As noted above, hui chun wan is within the open the orifices functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "clear heat and open the orifices", which contains the following formulas:

  • An Gong Niu Huang Wan (Calm The Palace Pill With Cattle Gallstone) - Resuscitates, clears heat, calms shen, and expels phelgm - …
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    All formulas in the primary category of "open the orifices" are listed below.

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