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San Zhong Kui Jian Tang (Decoction to Disperse Swelling and Ulcerate What is Hard) 散腫潰堅湯


Formula Type Formulas that Treat Abscesses and Sores
Diagnosis Damp-Heat and Phlegm
Action Clears heat, resolves toxicity, reduces swelling, induces ulceration, moves blood, dispels stasis
Indication Saber sores (ma dao chuang) that are knotted and hard lumps (hard as stones), may be located on neck or shoulders and down to armpit, usually along path of hand and foot shaoyang channels or foot yangming channel
Remarks Also used for scrofula, goiter and other neck tumors

Kun Bu (12 g)

Huang Bai (Jiu Chao) (9 g)

Zhi Mu (Jiu Chao) (9 g)

Tian Hua Fen (12 g)

Jie Geng (Organic) (9 g)

San Leng (jiu chao) (9 g)

E Zhu (9 g)

Long Dan Cao (Jiu Chao) (Organic) (6 g)

Huang Lian (untested) (3 g)

Huang Qin (Organic) (Jiu Chao) (4.5 g)

Huang Qin (Organic) (4.5 g)

Ge Gen (9 g)

Bai Shao (6 g)

Lian Qiao (9 g)

Sheng Ma (9 g)

Chai Hu (Organic) (9 g)

Gan Cao (Zhi) (untested) (9 g)

Dang Gui (6 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.