Si Miao Wan

Si Miao Wan

Four Marvel Pill


Main Action of Si Miao Wan
This Herbal formula is used to clear heat and dry dampness. The Formula is best suited for damp heat in the lower jiao with atrophy and emaciation of the lower extremities.


Indications and Symptoms for Si Miao Wan
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, emaciation and atrophy of the lower extremities, weakness of the lower limbs, numbness in the feet with swelling pain. Tongue - yellow greasy coat Pulse - rapid


Herbal Ingredients of Si Miao Wan

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

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

Yi Yi Ren (Semen Coicis Lachryma Jobi, Jobs Tears Seeds, Coix)

- 240g. -clears dampness, promotes urination, clears heat, strengthen spleen

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

- 6 -9g. -dries dampness

Niu Xi (Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae, Achyranthes Root)

- 120g. -brings all herb functions downwards


Cooking Preparation of Si Miao Wan
This formula was traditionally taken as a powder in 6 -9 gram doses 2 -3 times daily but is usually prepared as a decoction in recent years.


Additional Information on Si Miao Wan
This Herbal formula is a modification of Er Miao San and San Miao Wan.