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Gan Lu Xiao Du Dan (Sweet Dew Special Pill to Eliminate Toxin) 甘露消毒丹


Formula Type Formulas that Expel Dampness
Diagnosis Early-stage damp-warmth epidemic disorder affecting the Qi level (heat & dampare equally strong)
Indication Fever, achy limbs, lethargy, swollen throat,a stifling sensation in the chest, abdominal distension, dark scanty urineT; White, greasy or yellow, dry P; Soggy, rapid
Remarks May also be vomiting and diarrhea, jaundice, unremitting fever, or damp-heat stagnation in the SanJiao. Also for conditions with more severe heat that transforms into toxin

Lian Qiao (tested) (15 g)

Huang Qin (Organic) (15 g)

Bo He (tested) (9 g)

She Gan (tested) (12 g)

Bei Mu (Chuan) (9 g)

Hua Shi (tested) (21 g)

Mu Tong (Chuan) (Organic) (12 g)

Yin Chen Hao (Organic) (30 g)

Huo Xiang (tested) (12 g)

Shi Chang Pu (tested) (6 g)

Bai Dou Kou (12 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.