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Zhi Bao Dan (Greatest Treasure Special Pill) (deleted Niu Huang, She Xiang, Xiong Huang, Zhu Sha, An Xi Xiang; Dai Mao substituted with Bie Jia) 至寶丹(減牛黃,麝香,雄黃,硃砂,安息香;玳瑁用鱉甲代替)


Formula Type Formulas that Open the Sensory Orifices
Diagnosis Heat sinking into the PC, and turbid phlegm veiling the orifices of the HT
Action Clears heat, opens the sensory orifices, transforms turbidity, and resolves toxicity
Indication Fever, irritability, restlessness, delirious speech, impaired consciousness to the point of coma, copious sputum, labored and raspy breathing, spasms, convulsions. T: red or deep-red with a foul, greasy, yellow coat; P: slippery, rapid
Remarks This is a closed-type disorder from phlegm-heat.Focuses on opening the orifices and transforming phlegm

Shui Niu Jiao (30 g)

Bie Jia (Granule) (1g Granule=1g Herbs) (30 g)

Bing Pian (0.5 g)

Hu Po (3 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.