English: Acne Decoction
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Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua 30g Clears Heat, resolves Fire toxicity, and vents and disperses External Wind-Heat.
With Lian Qiao, for various Heat disorders.
With Dang Gui, reduces obstruction and toxicity for swollen, painful sores and necrosis of surrounding tissue.
Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao 12g Clears Heat (especially in the Upper Jiao). relieves toxicity, reduces abscesses, dissipates clumps and clears Blood Heat.
With JIn Yin Hua, for initial stage Wind-Heat.
Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin 12g Clears Heat, dries Dampness, drains Fire, detoxifies and cools the Blood.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 12g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 12g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, reduces swelling, expels pus, generates flesh and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis.
Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng 9g Opens the Lungs, spreads Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, benefits the throat, expels pus and opens and raises Lung Qi, directing the effects of other herbs to the upper body.
Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi 9g Invigorates the Blood, expels Blood Stasis, nourishes Liver and Kidney Yin and descends Blood and Fire.
Flos Chrysanthemi Indici Ye Ju Hua 15g Drains Fire and resolves toxicity.
  • Clears Heat
  • Purges Fire
  • Relieves toxicity
  • Cools the Blood
  • Toxic Heat
  • Acne
  • Pustules on an erythematous base
  • Local inflammation with pus
  • Deep-rooted, hard and painful boils
  • Larger, more inflamed, angrier and more pus-filled lesions
  • Erythema
  • Swelling
  • Lesions on the chest and upper back
  • Residual scarring usually occurs after healing
  • Heat
  • Carbuncles
  • Furuncles
  • Fever and chills
  • Pain
  • Dry stools
  • Constipation
  • Scanty, yellow urine
  • T: Red
  • C: Yellow or Yellow and dry or Yellow and greasy
  • P: Rapid or Wiry, slippery and rapid