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Xie Huang San (Drain the Yellow Powder) 瀉黃散


Formula Type Formulas that Clear Heat
Diagnosis Lurking fire in the Spleen
Action Clears lurking fire from the Spleen and Stomach
Indication Mouth ulcers, bad breath, thirst, frequent hunger, dry mouth and lips. T: red; P: rapid
Remarks Also treats tongue thrusting in children and yellowing of sclera due to Spleen heat

Shi Gao (untested) (60 g)

Zhi Zi (9 g)

Fang Feng (untested) (9 g)

Huo Xiang (9 g)

Gan Cao (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.