Chinese Medicinal Formulas/Huqian Wan

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Introduction[edit]

This formula was first published in Danxi Xinfa (Danxi's Experiential Therapy). Its Chinese name (虎潜丸, pinyin: hǔ qián wán) literally means "Tiger Dive Pill". The herbs in this formula were typically ground into powder and made into boluses with honey for oral application.

Ingredients[edit]

The ingredients of Xiao Chaihu Tang are:

  1. Huangbai - 150g
  2. Zhiguiban - 120g
  3. Chaozhimu - 60g
  4. Shudihuang - 60g
  5. Chenpi - 60g

This formula was used for tuberculosis of the knee joint, myodystrophy, perpheral palsy, poliomyelitis sequel, and flaccidity of the lower limbs.