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Xi Jiao Di Huang Tang (Rhinoceros Horns and Rehmannia Decoction) 犀角地黃湯

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Formula Type Formulas that Clear Heat
Diagnosis Heat entering the blood level
Action Clears heatResolves toxicityCool the bloodNourishes YinDispels blood stasisStop bleeding
Indication Fever, various types of bleeding (including vomiting of blood, nosebleed, blood in the stool and urine), black and tarry stools, abdominal distention, fullness, thirst w/inability to swallow, scarlet tongue w/prickets and thin, rapid pulse.
Remarks Some patients become delirious. Widely used in gynecology, pediatrics, dermatology and ophthalmology for problems due to both heat and blood st.
Ingredients

Shui Niu Jiao (untested) (120 g)

Sheng Di Huang (24 g)

Chi Shao (Organic) (9 g)

Mu Dan Pi (6 g)



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This information is a reference tool for Chinese herbal studies. It is not intended to replace professional medical advice. Please consult a primary health professional if you require health advisory.