Huang Lian Tang 黃連湯
Coptis Combination (harmonizing and releasing formula)
Effects: ascending, descending yin and yang; harmonizing the stomach and downbearing counterflow
Indications: cold damage; heat in the chest; cold in the stomach; abdominal pain; nausea, inhibited defecation, or borborygmus with diarrhea; white fur; glossitis with fetid mouth odor.
Clinical Reference: This formula is often used in treating acute gastroenteritis; hyperchlorhydria; hangover; stomatitis; fetid mouth odor; vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain due to cholera; acute intoxication; toothache, etc. For stomach distention, couple with Magnolia & Ginger Formula( Ping Wei San)