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Qing Gong Tang (Clear the Palace Decoction) 清宫湯


Formula Type Formulas that Clear Heat
Diagnosis Wind-Heat Damaging the Yin Fluids of the Heart Leading to Heat in the Pericardium
Action Clears heat in the Heart and nourishes Yin fluids
Indication Fever, impaired consciousness, disordered speech. T: crimson tongue without coating
Remarks This formula is indicated when a strong heat pathogen penetrates directly from the wei-level and Lungs into the ying-level and Pericardium (rebellious transmission); Contraindicated for patients with a "white, slippery tongue coating" since this formula can cause retention of pathogenic dampness

Xuan Shen (Organic) (9 g)

Lian Zi Xin (tested) (1.5 g)

Dan Zhu Ye (tested) (6 g)

Lian Qiao (tested) (6 g)

Shui Niu Jiao (30 g)

Mai Men Dong (tested) (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.