Huang Lian Jie Du Tang

Natural Chinese Herbal Formulas That Clear Heat and Relieve Toxicity

Huang Lian Jie Du Tang

Coptis Decoction to Relieve Toxicity

Main Action of Huang Lian Jie Du Tang
This Herbal alternative medicine formula is able to drain fire and relieve toxicity. This TCM formula is best suited for conditions where there is severe obstruction of all three jiao by a heat toxin.

Indications and Symptoms for Huang Lian Jie Du Tang
high fever, irritability, dry mouth, dry throat, incoherent speech, insomnia, dark urine, nose bleeding, deep b oils, toxic swelling, dysentery, jaundice Tongue - red body, yellow coat Pulse - rapid, forceful

Herbal Ingredients of Huang Lian Jie Du Tang

Huang Lian (Rhizoma Coptidis, Coptis Rhizome)

- 9g. -Bitter, cold, drain fire, relieve toxicity, drains damp heat from stomach, clears heart fire

Huang Qin (Radix Scutellariae Baicalensis, Baical Skullcap Root, Scutellaria, Scute)

- 6g. -Bitter, cold, drain upper burner fire, clear damp heat in stomach, stop bleeding, clear liver yang rising

Huang Bai (Cortex Phellodendri, Amur Cork Tree Bark, Phellodendron)

- 6g. -Bitter, cold, drains damp heat in low jiao, drain kidney fire, relieve toxicity

Zhi Zi (Fructus Gardeniae Jasminoidis, Cape Jasmine Fruit, Gardenia)

6 -12g. -Sweet, cold, clear lung/stomach heat, generate fluids, diuretic (to clear heat)

Cooking Preparation of Huang Lian Jie Du Tang
Huang Lian is usually used in smaller quantities than traditionally recorded.

Additional Information on Huang Lian Jie Du Tang
This alternative medicine formula is suitable for most disease which arise with excess heat in the three jiao. It has been used to treat such disorders as septicemia, toxic bacillary dysentery, pneumonia, urinary tract infections, encephalitis and purulent skin lesions.