Hua Chong Wan (Dissolve Parasites Pill)

Hua Chong Wan (Dissolve Parasites Pill)

Formula 3 of 4 in Formulas that Expel Parasites

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  • Formulas that Expel Parasites

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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  • This formula contains one or more toxic substances.
    While some Chinese herbs are toxic, many come prepared, or are combined, to mitigate their toxicity.

Preparation Notes:

  • Pills. Grind all herbs into an even powder and use wheat dough to form into pills.
  • Take 6 grams, once a day on an empty stomach with rice soup.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Imperial Grace Formulary of the Tai Ping Era (Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Liver, Large Intestine, Stomach, Spleen, Heart, Lungs

There are 5 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

He Shi (Carpesium Fruit)
Quantity = 1500 grams
Neutral He Shi (Fructus Carpesii Seu Dauci)
Channels:
LIV
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Neutral, Slightly Toxic
Latin:
Fructus Carpesii Seu Dauci
Chinese:
鹤虱
Tone Marks:
hè shī
Translation:
Crane's Louse
Bing Lang (Betel Nut)
Quantity = 1500 grams
Warm Bing Lang (Semen Arecae Catechu)
Channels:
LI, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Semen Arecae Catechu
Chinese:
槟榔
Tone Marks:
bīng lang
Ku Lian Gen Pi (China Tree Root Bark)
Quantity = 1500 grams
Cold Ku Lian Gen Pi (Cortex Meliae Radicis)
Channels:
LIV, SP, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold, Toxic
Latin:
Cortex Meliae Radicis
Chinese:
苦楝皮
Tone Marks:
kŭ liàn gēn pí
Qian Dan (Lead Oxide)
Quantity = 1500 grams
Cool Qian Dan (Minium)
Channels:
HT, LIV, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Cool, Toxic
Latin:
Minium
Chinese:
黄丹
Tone Marks:
qiān dān
Alt Names:
Huang Dan
Translation:
Lead Elixir
Ming Fan (Alum)
Quantity = 375 grams
Cold Ming Fan (Alumen)
Channels:
LI, LIV, LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Sour, Astringent, Cold
Latin:
Alumen
Chinese:
明矾
Tone Marks:
míng fán
Alt Names:
Bai Fan

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