Names Of Pu Ji Xiao Du Wan

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Pu Ji Xiao Du Wan TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name: Universal Benefit Decoction To Eliminate Toxin
  • Pinyin Name: Pu Ji Xiao Du Wan
  • Alternate Names: Pu Chi Hsiao Tu Yin, Scute and Cimicifuga Combination, Everyones Detoxifying Decoction, Universal Benefit Teapills
  • Chinese Character: 普濟消毒飲
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How Is Pu Ji Xiao Du Wan Categorized?

There Are 23 Formulas In Our Clear Heat Category

How Is Pu Ji Xiao Du Wan Used Clinically?

Pu Ji Xiao Du Wan Usages and Indications

  • Acute febrile disorder (wind-heat & damp-phlegm) of the head - strong fever and chills, burning pain of head and face, red and/or swollen eyes, sore throat, aversion to cold, dryness, thirst.  Hemorrhagic fever, Respiratory Tract Infection, Acute tonsillitis, otitis media, lymphadenitis, Common Cold, Flu.  More common seasonally in the winter or spring.
  • Disperse wind-heat - cellulitis in the head and face, herpes, boils.
  • Has a range of antibiotic and antiviral effects.

Cautions and Contraindications

    • Generally meant for short-term usage, avoid or use with caution in patients with yin deficiency.
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Huang Qin


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Baical Skullcap Root, Scutellaria


Appears in the Herbs That Clear Heat and Dry Dampness category

Usages

  • Clears heat, drains fire, especially from the upper warmer - heat patterns with fever, irritability, thirst, cough, thick, yellow sputum, hot sores and swellings.
  • Clears heat, dries dampness - damp-heat in the stomach or intestines, diarrhea, dysentery; damp warm-febrile disease with fever, stifling sensation in the chest, thirst with no desire to drink; damp-heat in the lower jiao - lin syndrome; damp-heat jaundice.
  • Clears heat, stops bleeding - vomiting and/or coughing of blood, nosebleed, blood in the stool.
  • Clears heat, calms the fetus - restless fetus due to heat.
  • Sedates liver yang rising - headache, irritability, red eyes, bitter taste, flushed face.

Huang Lian


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Coptis Rhizome


Appears in the Herbs That Clear Heat and Dry Dampness category

Usages

  • Drains fire, relieves toxicity - high fever, irritability, disorientation, delirium, painful, red eyes, red tongue, sore throat, boils, carbuncles, abscesses.
  • Clears heat, drains dampness - for damp-heat in the stomach or intestine, diarrhea or dysenteric disorder, vomiting and/or acid regurgitation due to stomach heat.
  • Clears heart fire - irritability, insomnia.
  • Clears heat and stops bleeding - nosebleed, blood in the urine, stool, vomiting due to hot blood.
  • Topically for red, painful eyes and ulcerations of the tongue and mouth.

Xuan Shen


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Ningpo Figwort Root, Scrophularia


Appears in the Herbs That Cool The Blood category

Usages

  • Clears Heat, Cools Blood. Bleeding, fever, dry mouth, purplish tongue.
  • Nourishes Yin. Particularly for the sequel of warm febrile disease with constipation, irritability.
  • Drains Fire, Relieves Toxicity. Swollen, red eyes, sore throat.
  • Softens Harness (salty), Dissipates phlegm fire nodules. Swollen, sore throat, neck lumps.

This formula has cautions, see details

Jie Geng


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Balloon Flower Rhizome


Appears in the Herbs That Transform Phlegm Cold category

Usages

  • Opens up and disseminates lung qi, expels phlegm - cough (wind-heat/cold), benefits the throat (sore, loss of voice).
  • Promotes discharge of pus.
  • Guides other herbs to the upper body.

Chai Hu


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Thorowax Root, Bupleurum


Appears in the Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Heat category

Usages

  • Clears shao yang disorders and reduces fever - alternating chills and fever, bitter taste in the mouth, irritability, vomiting, stifling sensation in the chest.
  • Relieves liver qi stagnation (often used with Bai Shao) - vertigo, menstrual disorders, chest and flank pain, the most common herb to treat stress, irritability, depression, etc.; also for liver and spleen disharmony - bloating, nausea, indigestion, flank pain.
  • Raises yang qi in spleen and stomach deficiency patterns (often used with Sheng Ma) - prolapsed organ, diarrhea, hemorrhoids.

This formula has cautions, see details

Chen Pi

Tangerine Peel


Appears in the Herbs That Regulate The Qi category

Usages

  • Regulates Qi, improves transportive function of the spleen, relieves diaphragm - epigastric/abdominal distention, fullness, bloating, belching, nausea, vomiting (promotes movement of qi in general; specifically directing it downward - good for different types of nausea/vomiting).
  • Important herb for drying dampness and the transformation of phlegm - coughs with stifling sensation in the chest/diaphragm, and copious viscous sputum (qi-level herb).
  • Prevents stagnation - prevents cloying of tonifying herbs.
  • Ju Hong is the red part of the tangerine peel - it is more drying and aromatic.

Gan Cao


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Licorice Root


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Qi category

Usages

  • Tonifies the spleen and augments qi - spleen deficiency w/shortness of breath, fatigue, loose stools (si jun zi tong).
  • Qi and/or blood deficiency w/irregular pluse or palpitations (Zhi Gan Cao Tang).
  • Moistens the lungs and stops cough - heat/cold in the lungs (Ma Xing Shi Gan Tang).
  • Clears heat and toxic fire (raw) - carbuncles, sores, sore throat due to fire toxin (internally or topically).
  • Alleviates pain and stops spasms - abdomen or legs (Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang).
  • Often used to harmonize and/or moderate characteristics of other herbs.
  • Antidote for toxic substances (internally and topically).

This formula has cautions, see details

Lian Qiao


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Forsythia Fruit


Appears in the Herbs That Clear Heat and Relieve Toxicity category

Usages

  • Clear heat and toxins, dissipates nodules - carbuncles and hot sores, neck lumps.
  • Expel wind-heat - fever, slight chills, sore throat, headache.

Niu Bang Zi


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Great Burdock Fruit, Arctium


Appears in the Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Heat category

Usages

  • Expels wind-heat (acrid), benefits throat - fever, cough, sore, red, swollen throat.
  • Clears heat (bitter, cold), relieves toxicity, vents rashes - red swellings, carbuncles, mumps, acute febrile rashes, early stages of measles with incomplete expression.
  • Moistens intestines (rich plant oil - slippery) - constipation due to wind-heat (cold nature of the herb).

This formula has cautions, see details

Bo He

Field Mint, Mentha


Appears in the Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Heat category

Usages

  • Expels wind heat particularly from the head region - fever, headaches, red eyes, cough, sore throat.
  • Vents rashes - accelerates the activity of rashes towards the surface to quicken healing.
  • Resolves LV Qi Stagnation - emotional issues, PMS, menstrual issues, pressure in chest or sides of body.

This formula has cautions, see details

Ma Bo


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Fruiting Body of Puffball, Lasiosphaera


Appears in the Herbs That Clear Heat and Relieve Toxicity category

Usages

  • Clears the lung, relieves fire toxicity, and improves the throat - fire toxin affecting the throat causing painful, swollen throat, loss of voice, cough due to lung heat.
  • Topically to stop bleeding, particularly in the oral cavity and lips.

Ban Lan Gen


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Woad Root, Isatis Root


Appears in the Herbs That Clear Heat and Relieve Toxicity category

Usages

  • Drains heat, relieves fire toxicity, cools the blood and benefits the throat - warm-febrile disease, mumps, painful swollen throat.
  • Damp-heat jaundice.

Jiang Can

Silkworm


Appears in the Herbs That Extinguish Wind and Stop Tremors category

Usages

  • Extinguishes liver wind, stops spasms and convulsions - childhood convulsions or facial paralysis, seizures from liver-wind or wind-phlegm-heat.
  • Expels wind, stops pain - headache, red eyes, sore, swollen throat from an OPI or liver wind, loss of voice.
  • Transforms phlegm, dissipates nodules - phlegm-heat scrofula and other phlegm nodules.
  • Expels wind and stops itching.

Sheng Ma


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Black Cohosh Rhizome, Bugbane Rhizome


Appears in the Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Heat category

Usages

  • Releases the exterior, vents muscles - accelerates the early stages of skin rashes, headache from wind-heat (forehead - stomach channel).
  • Clears heat, relieves toxicity - toxins in the upper or superficial areas, swelling, painful, sore gums, lips, and/or throat.
  • Raises yang, lifts spleen qi sinking (strong than Ge Gen) - for middle qi deficiency leading to shortness of breath, fatigue, prolapse of stomach, uterus, or rectum.
  • Serves to guide other herbs upwards.

This formula has cautions, see details

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