Chinese: Shi Wei Ba Du Tang

English: Ten-Ingredient Detoxifying Formula

Source: Honchokeikenho (Japanese Experiential Formulas)

Pulse: replete

Tongue: dry, white fur

Abdomen: shinkahiko, kyokyokuman

Indications: This herbal formula has been used for patients with following health conditions and symptoms:

  • Dermatitis
  • Urticaria
  • Athlete’s foot

There are many other health conditions that may respond well to this herbal formula, in particular patients exhibiting indicative traditional diagnostic signs and symptoms.

Herbs in This Formula

Note: Suggested dosages of each herb in Kampo formulas are often smaller than those of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Individual dosages of herbs may be adjusted depending on each patient’s condition, constitutional patterns, quality of the herbs, and other factors involved.

Basic and Clinical Research on Jumihaidokuto – Updated on June 16, 2012

Higaki S, Toyomoto T, Morohashi M. Seijo-bofu-to, Jumi-haidoku-to and Toki-shakuyaku-san suppress rashes and incidental symptoms in acne patients. Drugs under experimental and clinical research. 2002;28(5):193-6.

Higaki S, Kitagawa T, Kagoura M, Morohashi M, Yamagishi T. Relationship between Propionibacterium acnes biotypes and Jumi-haidoku-to. The Journal of dermatology. 2000;27(10):635-8.

Kobayashi K, Ohkawara A. Therapeutic effect of jumihaidokuto on chronic eczema and atopic dermatitis. Hifuka ni okeru Kampo Chiryo no Genkyo (Current Situation of Kampo Therapy in Dermatology) 1994; 5: 25-34 (in Japanese).

Ohkuma M. Treatment of acne by Chinese drugs and external application. Wakan Iyaku Gakkaishi (Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Society for WAKAN-YAKU) 1993; 10: 131-4

Ohkuma M. Treatment of acne by Chinese drugs and external application – comparison with oral antibiotics -. Nihon Toyo Igaku Zasshi (Japanese Journal of Oriental Medicine) 1993; 44: 173-7 (in Japanese).