English: Golden Yellow Powder
Also Known As: Ru Yi Jin Huang San 如意金黄散
As You Desire Golden Yellow Powder
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen 8-16g Relieves toxicity, expels pus and reduces swelling.
Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai 3-12g Drains Fire and relieves Fire toxicity.
With Cang Zhu, eliminates Dampness and clears Heat for Damp-Heat sores.
Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang 3-15g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, clears Heat, reduces Fire toxicity and eliminates Phlegm.
Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang 3-10g Invigorates Blood, eliminates Blood Stasis, promotes the movement of Qi, opens the channels and collaterals to alleviate pain and reduces swelling.
With Da Huang and Bai Zhi, topically for swelling , and pain during the early stages of sores.
With Da Huang, Tian Hua Fen and Bai Zhi, for sores and lesions.
Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi 3-10g Reduces swelling, eliminates toxins and expels pus.
Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po 3-10g Promotes the movement of Qi downward, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Cang Zhu and Chen Pi, for Dampness Accumulation with Qi Stagnation.
Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi 3-9g Regulates Qi, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu 3-10g Strongly dries Dampness.
Rz. Arisaematis Preparata Zhi Tian Nan Xing 3-10g Dries Dampness, expels Phlegm, reduces swelling and alleviates pain.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 3-15g Clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
  • Clears Heat
  • Resolves toxins
  • Dispels Dampness
  • Transforms Phlegm
  • Eliminates Blood Stasis
  • Reduces swelling
  • Toxic Heat
  • Red, hot swellings that have not come to a head
  • They often will be painful, burning and itchy
  • Acute lymphangitis
  • Acute lymphadenitis
  • Acute pyogenic parotitis
  • Acute mastitis
  • Epididymitis
  • Cold injury (e.g. with red-swelling, burning pain)
  • Poison ivy
  • Burns
  • Herpes zoster
  • Chronic ulcers (early stage with red-swelling, burning pain, or with fluid flowing out and itching.)
  • Cyst of the sebaceous glands
  • Folliculitis
  • Swellings from trauma
  • Erysipelas
  • Acne vulgaris
  • External application only.
  • This formula is usually made into a paste or plaster using tea water, honey, fresh juice from Flos Chrysanthemi Indici Ye Ju Hua, sesame oil, wine, petroleum jelly, etc.
  • For hot swellings it is best with green tea and/or a tea from Flos Chrysanthemi Indici Ye Ju Hua.
  • Tea made from Chinese scallions can be used to make a paste for encouraging the expulsion of pus.
  • Use yellow wine to soften carbuncles and expel pus
  • Mix with black vinegar if the infection is deeper.
  • Sesame oil can be used for burns or lacquer sores or daubed on herpes sores
  • If the powder dries on the skin one should spray a bit of warm water to rehydrate it.
  • Depending on the type of condition it is recommended to to cover the head of the sore (e.g. as for boils) so as to help facilitate eruption.