Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Isatidis Ban Lan Gen 9-30g Drains Heat, relieves Fire toxicity, cools the Blood and benefits the throat.
Rz. Polygoni Cuspidati Hu Zhang 8-30g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, unblocks the channels and stops pain, clears Heat, resolves Dampness, discharges toxins and disperses swelling.
Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen 7-30g Clears Heat, cools the Blood Nourishes Yin, drains Fire and relieves toxicity.
Rz. Menispermi Bei Dou Gen 3-12g Clears Heat, resolves toxicity, resolves Dampness and reduces swelling.
With Ban Lan Gen and Lian Qiao, for mumps.
Cx. Dictamni Bai Xian Pi 4-16g Clears Heat, resolves Fire-toxicity, expels Wind, dries Dampness, clears Damp-Heat and stops itching.
Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao 6-30g Clears Heat, relieves toxicity and clears Blood Heat.
With Ban Lan Gen, for any externally contracted Heat disorder.
Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen 3-15g Invigorates and cools the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, clears Heat,soothes irritability and reduces abscesses.
Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang 9-30g Nourishes the Blood and nourishes Liver and Kidney Yin.
Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren 9-15g Nourishes, moistens and lubricates the Intestines, nourishes Yin, clears Heat, moistens Dryness and promotes healing of sores.
  • Clears Heat
  • Activates Blood
  • Tonifies Yin
  • Blood Heat
  • Blood Heat Leading to Blood Stagnation
  • Small coin sized red maculae located on the scalp, body, extremities, and other areas that increase rapidly
  • The area involved is large
  • There is a covered scale
  • The scales are heaped up
  • The scales are easily shed when scratched
  • There may be a thick hard, adherent covered scale
  • Removing the scale reveals a light pink shining membrane
  • Beneath the membrane are petechiae
  • Usually affects people under age 40
  • Worse during the summer
  • Longstanding lesions may overlap
  • Lesions may be painful or fissured
  • Chronic patients may see it in any season
  • The lesions heal without scarring
  • The lesions take a long time to heal
  • Itching may be intense
  • There may be joint malfunction
  • There may be nail involvement with stippling or pitting of the nail plate
  • The lesions are dark red or neutral
  • The scale is thick and in the shape of psoriasis
  • Aversion to Heat
  • Irritability
  • Restlessness
  • Thirst
  • Dry throat
  • Dry tongue
  • Bitter taste in the mouth
  • Dry stools
  • Constipation
  • Yellow, scanty urine
  • T: Red or Dark red or Purple or with purple spots
  • C: Thin yellow or white or Yellow and grimy or Normal
  • P: Slippery or Taut and rapid or Thin and rapid or Choppy or Thin and slow or Weak and choppy