Herbal Formula Database
The herbal formula "xie xin wan" which in english is "drain the epigastrium formula", is categorized within the "clear heat" functional grouping and within the "clear heat and relieve toxicity" sub-category.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Signs of damp-heat with interior clumping which may settle into the abdominal region and/or rise upward to the head. Fever, irritability, red eyes, constipation, dark urine, flushed face - middle warmer issues - jaundice, dysentery, tongue/mouth ulcers.
Pulse will be be wiry and rapid and the Tongue will be red, swollen with a yellow greasy tongue coating.
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. Xie Xin Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:
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. Xie Xin Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence bladder damp heat, large intestine damp heat, liver and gallbladder damp heat and/or spleen and stomach damp heat.
Xie Xin Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: constipation, diarrhea, fever, headache, hepatitis (b or c), jaundice, migraines and/or trigeminal neuralgia
All formulas in the primary category of "clear heat" are listed below.
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