Daochi Wan

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Daochi Wan (simplified Chinese: 导赤丸; traditional Chinese: 導赤丸) is a blackish-brown honeyed pill used in Traditional Chinese medicine to "remove heat, quench fire, relieve dysuria and to relax bowels". It is used in cases where there are "ulcers in the mouth or on the tongue, sore throat, fidgetness and distress in the chest, micturition of small amount of red urine, and constipation due to virulent-internal-heat". [1] It tastes sweet and bitter.

Chinese classic herbal formula[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Fructus Forsythiae 连翘 120
Rhizoma Coptidis 黄连 60
Fructus Gardeniae (stir-baked with ginger) 栀子 (姜炒) 120
Caulis Aristolochiae Manshuriensis 关木通 60
Radix Scrophulariae 玄参 120
Radix Trichosanthis 天花粉 120
Radix Paeoniae Rubra 赤芍 60
Radix et Rhizoma Rhei 大黄 60
Radix Scutellariae 黄芩 120
Talcum 滑石 120

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References[edit]

  1. ^ State Pharmacopoeia Commission of the PRC (2005). "Pharmacopoeia of The People's Republic of China (Volume I)". Chemical Industry Press. ISBN 7-117-06982-1.