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Liu Shen Wan (Six Miracle Pill)


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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat from the Qi Level

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.
  • This formula contains one or more toxic substances (while some Chinese herbs are toxic, it must be noted that many come prepared, or are combined, to mitigate their toxicity).

Preparation Notes:

  • Pill Form. Grind all herbs to a fine powder and mix with enough wine to form small pills (approx 2mm diameter).
  • Adult Dosage: 5-10 pills.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Handbook of Traditional Chinese Medicinal Preparations (Zhong Yao Zhi Ji Shou Ce)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Heart, Liver, Stomach, Kidneys, Lungs, Spleen

Substances in this Formula (6 Total):


Niu Huang (Calculus Bovis)
Niu Huang (Cattle or Ox Gallstone) 牛黄
Qty: 4.5 grams
Chan: HT, LIV
Prop: Bitter, Sweet, Cool
Latin: Calculus Bovis
Cat: Aromatic Substances that Open the Orifices
Zhen Zhu (Margarita)
Zhen Zhu (Pearl) 珍珠
Qty: 4.5 grams
Chan: HT, LIV
Prop: Sweet, Salty, Cold
Latin: Margarita
Cat: Substances that Anchor, Settle, and Calm the Spirit
Chan Su (Secretio Bufonis)
Chan Su (Toad Venom, Dried Toad Skin Secretions)
Qty: 3 grams
Chan: KI, ST
Prop: Sweet, Spicy, Warm, Toxic
Latin: Secretio Bufonis
Cat: Substances for External Application
Xiong Huang (Realgar)
Xiong Huang (Realgar) 雄黄
Qty: 3 grams
Chan: HT, LIV, ST
Prop: Spicy, Bitter, Warm, Toxic
Latin: Realgar
Cat: Substances for External Application
Bing Pian (Borneolum)
Bing Pian (Borneol) 冰片
Qty: 3 grams
Chan: HT, LU, SP
Prop: Spicy, Bitter, Cool
Latin: Borneolum
Cat: Aromatic Substances that Open the Orifices
She Xiang (Secretio Moschi Moschifeni)
She Xiang (Deer Musk) 麝香
Qty: 4.5 grams
Chan: HT, SP, LIV
Prop: Spicy, Warm, Aromatic
Latin: Secretio Moschi Moschifeni
Cat: Aromatic Substances that Open the Orifices

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