Huang Lian Jie Du Tang 黃連解毒湯
Coptis and Scute Combination (fire-draining/reducing formula)
EFFECTs: clearing heat and purging fire; eliminating inflammation and detoxifying
INDICATION: all syndromes related to excess heat fire toxin and triple energizer exuberant heat ; great heat with agitation; dry mouth and throat ; delirious speech; insomnia; hematemesis, epistaxis or macular eruption induced by febrile diseases; fever and diarrhea; damp-heat jaundice; external medicine abscess and boil toxin; difficult reddish urination; hard bound stool; acne, etc.
CLINICAL REFERENCE: This formula is often used in treating febrile diseases ; hematemesis; hemoptysis; epistaxis; precipitation of blood; hematuria; profuse menstruation; intracerebral hemorrhage; hypertension; mania; palpitation and tachycardia; neurasthenia; hysteria; urticaria; skin itching; summer-heat stroke; constipation; strawberry nose; anti-inflammation and tranquilization of stomatitis; clearing heat and stopping bleeding. For fever and thirst, couple with Gypsum Combination(Bai Hu Tang). For swelling and pain resulting from abscess effusion, couple with Platycodon & Chih-shih Formula.