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Yang He Tang(Balmy yang Decoction) 養和湯


Formula Type Formulas that Treat Abscesses and Sores
Diagnosis Various manifestations of Yin type flat abscesses or Yin type localized swellings
Action Warms the Yang, tonifies the blood, disperses cold, unblocks areas of stagnation
Indication Localized painful swellings without a head that blend into the surrounding tissue and do not affect the texture or colour of the skin and are not hot to the touch, not thirst, very pale tongue, submerged, thin and forceless pulse
Remarks Also used for joint problems as well as internal medical, genecological and pediatric disorders characterized by Yang deficiency where cold leads to a congealing of fluids and stagnation of Qi and blood

Shu Di Huang (30 g)

Pao Jiang (untested) (1.5 g)

Bai Jie Zi (untested) (6 g)

Ma Huang (untested) (1.5 g)

Gan Cao (3 g)

Rou Gui (untested) (3 g)

Lu Jiao Shuang (Granule) (1g Granule=1g Herbs) (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.