Wu Wei Xiao Du Yin (Five Ingredient Decoction to Eliminate Toxins)

Wu Wei Xiao Du Yin (Five Ingredient Decoction to Eliminate Toxins)

Formula 13 of 30 in Formulas that Clear Heat

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat from the Qi Level

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. Prepare with 2-3 tablespoons of rice wine. The cooked herbs can be used topically.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Golden Mirror of the Medical Tradition (Yi Zong Jin Jian)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Large Intestine, Stomach, Liver, Heart

There are 5 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Jin Yin Hua (Honeysuckle Flower or Lonicera)
Quantity = 27-36 grams
Cold Jin Yin Hua (Flos Lonicerae Japonicae)
Channels:
LI, LU, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Flos Lonicerae Japonicae
Chinese:
金银花
Tone Marks:
jīn yín huā
Translation:
Gold Silver Flower
Pu Gong Ying (Dandelion)
Quantity = 10-15 grams
Cold Pu Gong Ying (Herba Taraxaci Mongolici cum Radice)
Channels:
LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Herba Taraxaci Mongolici cum Radice
Chinese:
蒲公英
Tone Marks:
pú gōng Yīng
Zi Hua Di Ding (Viola or Yedeon's Violet)
Quantity = 10-15 grams
Cold Zi Hua Di Ding (Herba cum Radice Violae Yedoensitis)
Channels:
HT, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Herba cum Radice Violae Yedoensitis
Chinese:
紫花地丁
Tone Marks:
zĭ huā dì dīng
Translation:
Purple Flower Earth Spike
Ye Ju Hua (Wild Chrysanthemum Flower)
Quantity = 10-15 grams
Slightly Cold Ye Ju Hua (Flos Chrysanthemi Indici)
Channels:
LU, LIV
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Slightly Cold
Latin:
Flos Chrysanthemi Indici
Chinese:
野菊花
Tone Marks:
yĕ jú huā
Zi Bei Tian Kui (Begonia)
Quantity = 10-15 grams
Cool Zi Bei Tian Kui (Herba Begoniae)
Channels:
LIV, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Cool
Latin:
Herba Begoniae
Tone Marks:
zĭ bèi tiān kuí
Translation:
Purple Backed Heavenly Big Flowered Plant

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