Qing Hao Bie Jia Wan Artemisia Annua and Soft-Shelled Turtle Formula - TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name:  Artemisia Annua and Soft-Shelled Turtle Formula
  • Pinyin Name:  Qing Hao Bie Jia Wan
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Heat at night (nightsweats, sensation of heat) with a sensation of coolness in the early morning/upon waking, no effect on appetite.

Pulse will be fine and rapid and the Tongue will be red with little coating.



Qing Hao Bie Jia Wan Ingredients

Below you will find the (5) Chinese Medicinal Herbs that are commonly used to create Qing Hao Bie Jia Wan (in alphabetical order). You may click on the name of the herb for more details.

TCM HerbEnglish NameClinical FunctionsFunctional Group
Bie JiaChinese Soft Turtle Shell
  • Nourish yin, anchor yang - yin deficiency with fever, steaming bone, night sweats, often used when accompanied with internal liver wind symptoms.
  • Invigorate blood, promotes menses, dissipates nodules - chest and flank accumulations causing pain, amenorrhea, malarial disorders with palpable masses, excessive menses due to heat in the blood.
Herbs That Tonify Yin
Mu Dan PiTree Peony Root Cortex
  • Clears Heat (excess and deficient), Cools Blood. Nose bleed, bloody sputum or vomit, subcutaneous bleeding, frequent and profuse menses due to heat in the Blood.
  • Clear Deficient Fire. Yin deficiency patterns such as steaming bone disorder after a warm-febrile disease particularly those without sweating.
  • Clears Liver Blood Stasis. Amenorrhea, abdominal masses, bruises.
  • Clears Rising Liver Fire. Headache, eye pain, flank pain, flushing, dysmenorrhea.
  • Drains Pus, Reduces Swelling. Used topically for non-draining sores. Used internally for intestinal abscess.
Herbs That Cool The Blood

Avoid in Pregnancy, Excess Menses due to Blood moving action.

Qing HaoWormwood
  • Clears summer heat - fever, headache, dizziness, stifling sensation in the chest.
  • Clears deficient fever - unremitting fever or night fever with no sweating (from blood deficiency or sequel of febrile disease).
  • Cools the blood, stops bleeding - purpuric rash, nosebleed due to heat in the blood.
  • Malarial disorders - alternating fever and chills.
Herbs That Clear and Relieve Summerheat
Sheng Di HuangRehmannia
  • Clears Heat, Cools Blood. High fever, thirst, scarlet tongue, hemorrhage due to heat in the Blood.
  • Nourishes Yin, Generates Fluids. Yin Deficiency with heat signs with injury to body fluids. Dry mouth, low-grade fever, constipation, throat pain from yin deficiency.
  • Cools Ascending Heart Fire (HT, LV). Mouth and tongue sores, irritability, insomnia, malar flush.
  • Wasting thirst disorder.
Herbs That Cool The Blood

Spleen Deficiency, Yang Deficiency, Damp Phlegm, Digestion Difficulties.

Zhi MuAnemarrhena Rhizome
  • Clears heat, drains fire - high fever, irritability, thirst, and a rapid flooding pulse in patterns of excessive heat in the lungs and/or stomach; cough due to lung heat with thick yellow sputum.
  • Nourishes yin, moistens dryness - deficiency of lung and kidney yin, night sweats, steaming bone disorder, irritability, afternoon or low-grade fevers, bleeding gums, five-center heat; also for kidney heat signs - spermatorrhea, nocturnal emission, high sexual desire.
  • Generates fluids and clears heat - oral ulcers and inflammation due to yin deficiency, wasting and thirsting disorder.
Herbs That Drain Fire
  • Avoid in patients with diarrhea from spleen deficiency.

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