Classical Formula Glossary
Wu Wei Xiao Du Yin (Five-Ingredient to Eliminate Toxin) 五味消毒飲 (五味消毒饮)
|Formula Type||Formulas that Treat Abscesses and Sores|
|Action||Clears heat, resolves toxicity, cools blood, reduces swelling|
|Indication||All types of boils and carbuncles with localized erythema, swelling, heat, pain accompanied by fever, chills, red tongue with yellow coating, rapid pulse|
|Remarks||Especially useful for deep rooted and hard lesions that are said to resemble nails or chestnuts. A foundation for many formulas used to treat localized, superficial and purulent infections|
Tian Kui Zi (untested) (12 g)
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