Er Miao San

Natural Chinese Herbal Formulas That Clear Damp Heat

Er Miao San

Two Marvel Powder

Main Action of Er Miao San
The functions of this TCM Herbal formula is two clear heat and dry dampness. The formula is best suited for conditions where there is damp heat stagnated in the lower jiao. Depending on where the damp heat is lodged within the lower jiao will give vastly different symptoms. Damp heat in the sinews and bones will give rise to lower back soreness and lower joint pain while damp heat in the genital region gives rise to foul smelling leukorrhea and urinary disorders.

Indications and Symptoms for Er Miao San
scanty, yellow urine, lower back pain, lower extremities pain, weakness or atrophy of lower extremities, red hot swollen painful joints (lower joints), thick yellow foul smelling vaginal discharge (leukorrhea), lower limb sores due to dampness Tongue - yellow greasy coat Pulse - rapid

Herbal Ingredients of Er Miao San

Huang Bai (Cortex Phellodendri, Amur Cork -tree Bark, Phellodendron)

- 9 -12g. -drains damp heat in the lower jiao

Cang Zhu (Rhizome Atractyloids, Atractylodes (black) Rhizome)

- 6 -9g. -dries dampness

Cooking Preparation of Er Miao San
This natural medicine formula should be fried before being ground into a powder and taken 2 times per day with ginger juice. The normal dosage today is between 3 and 6 grams.

Additional Information on Er Miao San
This Herbal formula is commonly used as the foundation for many other formulas which drain damp heat from the lower burner. Some common modifications of Er Miao San are San Miao Wan (Three Marvel Pill), Si Miao Wan (Four Marvel Pill) and Jia Wei Er Miao Wan (Augmented Two Marvel Pill)). When the appropriate symptoms are present Er Miao San is able to treat such diseases as urinary tract infections, vaginitis, cervicitis, hepatitis, beriberi, rheumatoid arthritis, gouty arthritis, and gonococcal arthritis.