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Liang Ge San (Cool the Diaphragm powder) 涼膈散


Formula Type Formulas that Clear Heat
Diagnosis Unformed blazing heat in the Upper burner and formed accumulation in the middle burner
Action Drains fire and unblock the bowels by clearing the upper burner and draining the middle burner
Indication Sensation of heat and irritability in the chest and abdomen, thirst, flushed face, mouth/tongue sores, sore throat, nosebleed, constipation, scanty urine, red tongue body or edges w/dry and yellow or white coating, and rapid, possibly slippery pulse
Remarks Also for various skin disorders and childhood convulsions. Focuses on clearing heat and reducing accumulation.

Da Huang(tested) (9 g)

Mang Xiao (9 g)

Gan Cao (tested) (9 g)

Huang Qin (Organic) (4.5 g)

Zhi Zi (tested) (4.5 g)

Lian Qiao (tested) (18 g)

Bo He (tested) (4.5 g)

Dan Zhu Ye (tested) (3 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.