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Long Dan Xie Gan Tang (gentian Decoction to Drain Liver) 龍膽瀉肝湯


Formula Type Formulas that Clear Heat
Diagnosis Heat excess in the Liver and/or Gallbladder
Action Drains fire excess from Liver and gallbladder, clears and drains damp-heat from the lower burner
Indication Pain in the hypochondria, headache, dizziness, red and sore eyes, hearing loss, swelling in the ears, bitter taste, irritability, short temper. T: red with yellow coat; P: wiry, rapid, forceful
Remarks Also for difficult, painful urination w/sensation of heat in the urethra, swollen and pruritic external genitalia, or foul-smelling leucorrhea.

Long Dan Cao (Jiu Chao) (Organic) (9 g)

Huang Qin (Organic) (Chao) (12 g)

Zhi Zi (Jiu Chao) (12 g)

Mu Tong (Chuan) (Organic) (6 g)

Che Qian Zi (Organic) (15 g)

Ze Xie (tested) (12 g)

Chai Hu (Organic) (9 g)

Sheng Di Huang (Jiu Chao) (15 g)

Dang Gui (Jiu Chao) (12 g)

Gan Cao (tested) (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.