Dan Nan Xing (Jack in the Pulpit Rhizome and Bile) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • English Name:  Jack in the Pulpit Rhizome and Bile
  • Pinyin Name:  Dan Nan Xing
  • Transforms phlegm heat, extinguishes wind, stops convulsions - muscle spasms/cramps, infantile convulsions, seizure disorders, facial paralysis, stroke (CVA) from wind and phlegm obstruction.
  • Zhi (or Tian) Nan Xing is prepared with fresh ginger and Dan Nan Xing is prepared with cow bile.
Functional Grouping (See All)
  • Herbs That Cool and Transform Phlegm Heat

  • Dosage and Preparation Notes
    • Dosage: 2-5g
    Channels/Meridians Influenced (See All)

     ◦ Lung ◦ Spleen ◦ Liver

    Associated Temperature and Taste (See All)

     ◦ Bitter (Ku) ◦ Cool

    Contraindication Notes:
    • Avoid during pregnancy.


    Herbal Formulas Which Include Dan Nan Xing

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formulas which contain Dan Nan Xing (in alphabetical order). You May click on the name of the formula for more details or click on any of the products from our store to read usage information or to purchase a particular formula.

    TCM FormulaClinical Functions
    Hui Chun Wan

    Most often used for childhood convulsions (possibly with wheezing, nausea, nighttime crying, vomiting, diarrhea, excessive mucus/saliva) or other conditions that involve fever, impaired or loss of consciousness, irritability, restlessness such as seizure disorders, meningitis, measles, and gastroenteritis among others.

    Available In Our Store
    Qing Qi Hua Tan Wan

    Coming Soon...

    Available In Our Store
    Xiao Huo Luo Wan

    Coming Soon...

    Zhong Feng Hui Chun Wan

    Coming Soon...

    Available In Our Store

    Share and Engage:

    · Discuss Theory in our Forums.

    Discuss and Learn

    Please ask questions and start discussions in our forums