Chinese: Wen Qing Yin

English: Warming and Clearing Decoction

Source: Wanbinghuichun (Restoration of Health from the Myriad Diseases)

Pulse: fine, rapid

Tongue: red body, yellow fur

Abdomen: shinkahiko

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

  • Dry skin
  • Itchiness
  • Eczema
  • Dermatitis
  • Urticaria
  • Light headedness
  • Blur vision
  • Hot flashes
  • Irritability
  • Insomnia
  • Chronic, excessive uterine bleeding

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 Unseiin – Updated on Mar. 30, 2011

Ohkuma M. Treatment of pruritus by Chinese drugs. Wakan Iyaku Gakkaishi (Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Society for WAKAN-YAKU) 1993; 10: 126-30

Kusumoto M, Fujimura Y, Yamada H, et al. Evaluation of the effectiveness of various drugs for relieving itching due to eczema carried out by personnel in inpatient pharmacy practice: assessment based on itching” score. Iyaku Journal (Medicine and Drug Journal) 1993; 29: 973-6.

Kaneko F. Clinical use of unseiin for Behcet‘s disease. Progress in Medicine 1986; 6: 384-6.