English: Drain the Yellow Powder
Also Known As: Xie Pi San
Drain the Spleen Powder
Ledebouriella and Gardenia Formula
Powder for Expelling Hidden Fire of the Spleen and Stomach
Spleen Heat Expelling Powder
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao 5-30g Clears Heat in the Qi Stage, drains Fire, relieves irritability, quenches thirst and clears Blazing Stomach Fire.
Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi 3-10g Clears Heat, reduces Fire, eliminates irritability and resolves Dampness.
Dry-fried Rx. Saposhnikoviae Chao Fang Feng 10-120g Releases the exterior, expels External Wind, raises Yang, expels Wind-Dampness and alleviates pain.
Hb. Agastaches/ Pogostemonis Huo Xiang 5-21g Aromatically transforms Dampness, releases the Exterior, dispels Summerheat and transforms turbidity.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 6-90g Clears Heat and relieves Fire toxicity and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
  • Drains Latent Fire from the Spleen and Stomach
  • Latent Fire in the Spleen and Stomach
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Bad breath
  • Thirst
  • Frequent hunger
  • Dry mouth and lips
  • Epistaxis
  • Tongue thrusting in children
  • Irritability
  • T: Red
  • C: Normal or Yellow
  • P: Rapid
  • Contraindicated for those with Stomach Yin Deficiency.
  • Contraindicated for those with tongue thrusting due to congenital Qi Deficiency.
  • Higher doses of Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng and Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao, may decrease the anti-inflammatory effect of the formula.
  • This formula has shown to reduce fever, relieve inflammation, tranquilize the mind, promote diuresis and promote the secretion of gastric juice.
For severe Heat: For irritability and restlessness:
+ Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian + Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao
For painful mouth ulcers:
+ Drain the Red Powder
Dao Chi San
+ Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao
+ Poria Rubra Chi Fu Ling
+ 6g Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian
For foul breath and mouth ulcers:
+ 2g Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao + Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian
For irritability and thirst:
+ Rz. Cimicifugae Sheng Ma
+ Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
For a feeling of warmth in the body and extremities:
+ Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
For dysuria and dark urine:
+ Hb. Artemisiae Scopariae Yin Chen
+ Talcum Hua Shi
For stomatitis with a sticky tongue coating and foul breath:
+ Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
+ Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi
For stomatitis
+ Modified Six to One Powder
Liu Yi San modified
+ Poria Fu Ling
+ Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu
For stomatitis with constipation:
+ Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
+ Rx. et Rz Rhei Da Huang
For stomatitis with anorexia:
+ Sm. Coicis
Yi Yi Ren
+ Fr. Crataegi Shan Zha
+ Rx. Scutellariae
Huang Qin
+ Massa Medicata Fermentata Shen Qu + Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi
For fever in children:
For stomatitis affecting a large surface area with severe pain:
+ Hb. Artemisiae Annuae Qing Hao
+ Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian + Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren
+ Hb. Phylostachys Nigra Zhu Ye
For thrush:
+ Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao
For rosacea
+ Rz. Smilacis Glabrae Tu Fu Ling
+ Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
For eczema:
+ Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui - Dry-fried Rx Saposhnikoviae Chao Fang Feng
For atopic dermatitis:
+ 10g Rx Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + 9g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu
+ 10g Hb. Artemisiae Scopariae Yin Chen Hao + 10g Hb. Eupatorii Pei Lan
+12g Poria Fu Ling
+ 6g Hb. Schizonepetae Jing Jie +12g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
+6g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin + 20g Rx. Sophorae Flavescentis Ku Shen
+ 6g Poria Rubra Chi Fu Ling
+ 3g Periostracum Cicadae Chan Tui
For hordeolum due to Toxic Heat:
+ Clear the Stomach Powder
Qing Wei San
+ 3g Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao
+ 3g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye    
+ 20g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen    
+ 12g Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai    
+ 12g Cx. Poria Cocos Fu Ling Pi    
+12g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin    
+ 9g Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao    
- Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao    
- Dry-fried Hb. Saposhnikoviae Chao Fang Feng    
- Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao    
+ 9g Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu    
+ 9g Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren    
+ 3g Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian    
+ 3g Medulla Tetrapanacis Tong Cao    
+ 6g Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie    
+ 6g Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao    
+ 6g Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi    
+ 20g Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao    
+ 6g Cx. Dictamni Bai Xian Pi    
+ 6g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua    
+6g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin    
+ 3g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi