San Jin Wan - Triple Gold Pills

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San Jin Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "san jin wan" , 三金丸, which in english is "triple gold pills", is categorized within the "expel dampness" functional grouping and within the "clear damp-heat" sub-category.

You may also see this formula referenced by: Three Gold Pills.

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

  • Painful/burning or diffulty urination possibly with increased urgency due to damp heat accumulation.
  • Dark or scanty urine.
  • Urinary stones.
  • Urinary tract infection.

San Jin Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).

  • Contraindicated during pregnancy.
  • Not suitable for long term use.

Our shop contains san jin wan from the following manufacturer:

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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. San Jin Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

ViewDong Kui Zi (Musk Mallow Seeds)

Promotes urination - lin syndromes (hot, xue, stone), edema without lin issues, constipation. Benefits the breasts - insufficient lactation, painful swollen breasts, breast abscess. Moisten and unbl…

ViewJi Nei Jin (Chicken Gizzard's Stomach Lining)

Strongly reduces food stagnation, strengthen the transport function of the spleen. Malnutrition in children. Secures kidney essence, stops enuresis - bed wetting, frequent urination, nocturia. Tra…

ViewJin Qian Cao (Lysimachia, Whole Plant)

Promotes urination, important herb for stone lin syndromes (also helps for other lin types). Clears damp-heat in the liver and gallbladder - jaundice, red, swollen eyes. Reduces toxicity and swelli…

ViewJin Sha Teng (Japanese Fern)

Useful for damp heat patterns in the lower warmer, stones in the urine (damp-heat obstruction / painful urination). Eliminate fire toxins - sore throat, mumps. Useful in some cases of high fevers i…

ViewShi Wei (Pyrrosia Leaves)

Promotes urination, drains damp-heat from the bladder - hot, stone, xue lin. Clears heat and stops bleeding - vomiting, uterine bleeding. Clears the lungs, expels phlegm, relieves cough - lung heat,…

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. San Jin Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence bladder damp heat.

San Jin Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: urinary disorders (lin disease) and/or urinary tract infection (uti)

As noted above, san jin wan is within the expel dampness functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "clear damp-heat", which contains the following formulas:

ViewBa Wei Dai Xia Fang (Eight Herb Powder for Vaginal Discharge)

Clearing damp heat in the lower warmer, particularly with underlying blood deficiency - vaginal disharge, vaginal itching, vaginal inflammation along with constipation, possibly anemia, low back pain…

ViewBa Zheng Wan (Eight Herb Powder for Rectification)

Painful urination when it arises from damp heat syndrome - urinary tract infections, leukorrhea, cystitis. Prostatitis when from damp heat.

ViewChen Xiang Hua Qi Wan (Aquilaria Qi Transforming Pills)

For spleen qi deficiency with damp heat accumulation in the lower.  The spleen system is effectively the western version of the digestive system.  The spleen is responsible for extracting the energy …

ViewJiang Dan Gu Chun Wan (Contribute To Youthfulness Pills)

For high cholesterol, generally focuses on strengthening metabolism, transforming dampness, tonifying spleen qi, and mildly moving blood stasis in Chinese Medicine terms.

ViewLi Dan Wan (Benefit The Gallbladder Pills)

A range of gallbladder, liver and related digestive/obstructive issues - clears damp heat from the liver and gall bladder in TCM terms.  Symptoms may include gallstones and/or a range of digestive is…

ViewMu Xiang Shun Qi Wan (Saussurea Qi Promoting Pills)

Bloating, lower abdominal pain, sluggish bowels. Acid reflux/heartburn, nausea with possible vomitting after meals.

ViewSi Miao Wan (Four Marvels Powder)

Damp-Heat Bi-Syndromes in Chinese Medicine terms - arthritis with hot swollen joints. With the right underlying diagnosis both osteo-arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis would respond. Gout. Weakness…

ViewWu Lin San Wan (Gardenia & Hoelen Formula)

Painful urination with cloudy or dark urine due to heat. Possibly blood in the urine -bright red blood not occult.

ViewXiang Lian Wan (Aucklandia and Coptis Pills)

Diarrhea expecially with bright blood or mucus and foul smelling resuling from damp heat. Nausea, abdominal cramps or bloating, with possible loss of appetite from damp accumulation. Vomitting, hic…

ViewYin Chen Hao Wan (Artemisiae Scopariae Decoction)

Used for a range of liver, gallbladder and pancreatic disorders arising from damp heat.  Symptoms such as jaundice, urinary difficulty, nausea, bloating and more. Western conditions could be cirrhos…

ViewYu Dai Wan (Cure Discharge Leucorrhea Pill)

Abnormal vaginal discharge - yellow or green colour, cottage-cheese like texture and foul smelling. Painful urination, burning, increased urgency/frequency.  Yeast infection.

All formulas in the primary category of "expel dampness" are listed below.

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