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Xie Xin Tang (Drain the Epigastrium Decoction) 瀉心湯

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Formula Type Formulas that Clear Heat
Diagnosis Damp-heat excess with interior clumping
Action Drains fire, resolves toxicity, dries dampness
Indication Fever, irritability, restlessness, flushed face, red eyes, dark urine, constipation, in severe cases, delirious speech. T: greasy, yellow coat
Remarks Also for epigastric focal distention, jaundice, dysenteric disorders, nosebleed, ulcerations or abscesses. Focuses on draining heat from the three burners, primarily through the stool
Ingredients

Da Huang (6 g)

Huang Lian (untested) (9 g)

Huang Qin (Organic) (9 g)



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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.