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Wu Wei Xiao Du Yin

(Five Ingredient Drink to Elinminate Toxin)

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Source: Golden Mirror of the Medical Tradition (1742)
Author: Wu Qian (Liu-Ji)

Category: Formulas that Treat Abscesses and Sores

Pattern: Boils and carbuncles or deep rooted lesions from Fire Toxin

Key Symptoms: Boils and carbuncles with localised erythema, swelling, heat and pain
Secondary Symptoms: Fever, chills

Tongue: Red
Pulse: Rapid

Jin Yin Hua 15-20g
Pu GOng Ying 9-15g
Zi Hua Di Ding 9-15g
Ye Ju Hua 9-15g
Tian Kui Zi 9-15g

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Clears Heat, resolves Toxicity, Cools the Blood, reduces swelling

Contraindications: Yin-type swellings. Caution in Spleen deficiency

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