Long Dan Xie Gan Tang 龍膽瀉肝湯
Gentiana Combination (fire-draining/reducing formula)
EFFECTS: purging the liver and clearing the gallbladder ; draining heat to detoxify.
INDICATION: gallbladder excess fire harassing the upper body, headache and red eyes, rib-side pain, bitter taste in the mouth, deafness and swelling of the ear, dampness-heat pouring downward, pudenda! swelling and itch, sinew wilting and genital sweating , dribbling and turbid urine, dampness heat vaginal discharge.
CLINICAL REFERENCE: This formula is often used in treating acute hepatitis, cholecytitis , conjunctivitis, otitis media, hypertension, pyelitis, urethritis, cholecystitis, icteric infectious hepatitis, strangury disease, herpes zoster, cystitis, white vaginal discharge, endometritis, pudenda! itch and pain, orchitis, eczema in the pudendum, etc.