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Xian Fang Huo Ming Yin (Immortals Formula for Sustaining Life) 仙方活命飲


Formula Type Formulas that Treat External Abscesses and Sores
Diagnosis Formulas that Treat External Abscesses and Sores
Action Clears heat and resolves fire toxin, reduces swelling and promotes discharge of pus, invigorates the blood, elleviates pain
Indication Early stage sores and carbuncles with red, swollen, hot, painful skin lesions, usually accompanied by fever, mild chills, headache, thin tongue coating, rapid forceful pulse
Remarks For early stage Yang sores that develop rapidly. Also used to treat various inflammatory disorders that present with blood stasis, phlegm, heat toxin

Gan Cao (3 g)

Bei Mu (Zhe) (3 g)

Tian Hua Fen (3 g)

Ru Xiang (untested) (3 g)

Mo Yao (3 g)

Fang Feng (untested) (3 g)

Bai Zhi (3 g)

Zao Jiao Ci (3 g)

Chen Pi (9 g)

Dang Gui (12 g)

Chi Shao (Organic) (3 g)

Wang Bu Liu Xing Zi (9 g)


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.