Chinese: Wen Qing Yin
English: Warming and Clearing Decoction
Pulse: fine, rapid
Tongue: red body, yellow fur
Indications: This herbal formula has been used for patients with following health conditions and symptoms:
- Dry skin
- Light headedness
- Blur vision
- Hot flashes
- 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
- Jukujio (Rehmanniae Radix preparata), 3g
- Shakuyaku (Paeoniae Radix) 3g
- Senkyu (Chuanxiong Rhizoma) 3g
- Toki (Angelicae sinensis Radix) 3g
- Obaku (Phellodendri Cortex), 3g
- Ogon (Scutellariae Radix) 2g
- Oren (Coptidis Rhizoma) 2g
- Sanshishi (Gardeniae Fructus) 2g
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
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