Formula Database


Hua Chong Wan

(Dissolve Parasites Pill)

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Source: Formulary of the Pharmacy Service for Benefiting the People of the Taiping Era (1148)

Category: Formulas that Expel Parasites

Pattern: Intestinal parasites

Key Symptoms: Intermittent attacks of abdominal pain that moves around and is worse in the periumbilical region. If severe it leads to vomiting of clear fluids or parasites.


Ingredients
He Shi 150g
Bing Lang 150g
Ku Lian Gen Pi 150g
Qian Dan 150g
Ming Fan 37.5g

Subsitutions:
All of this formula is either hard to obtain (He Shi & Ku Lian Gen Pi) in the UK, or illegal to use due to toxicity (Bing Lang), or due to being toxic mineral products (Qian Dan, Ming Fan).
Should one be able to obtain He Shi and Ku Lian Gen Pi then the best subtitutions for Bing Lang are Fei Zi and Zhi Shi. Qian Dan and Ming Fan are best removed.



Preparation: Ground into powder and formed into pills with wheat dough. 6g taken daily on an empty stomach with rice soup.

Actions: Kills parasites


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