Names Of Xian Fang Huo Ming Yin Wan

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Xian Fang Huo Ming Yin Wan TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name: Immortals Formula For Sustaining Life
  • Pinyin Name: Xian Fang Huo Ming Yin Wan
  • Alternate Names: Xian Fang Huo Ming Yin, Angelica and Mastic Combination, Sublime Formula for Sustaining Life, Miraculous Decoction for Local Infection
  • Chinese Character: 仙方活命飲
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Xian Fang Huo Ming Yin Wan Usages and Indications

  • Generally for short-term use with early stage heat toxins - sores, carbuncles, boils, styes, acne.  Swollen and painful skin lesions with other heat signs (chills/fever). 
  • Breast abscesses, mastitis.
  • Uses for rheumatoid arthritis and/or psoriasis with the right underlying diagnosis.
  • Internal abscesses from blood stasis.

Cautions and Contraindications

    • Generally not for long-term use.
    • Use with caution with spleen qi deficiency.
    • Avoid with yin fire.
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Honeysuckle Flower, Lonicera


Appears in the Herbs That Clear Heat and Relieve Toxicity category

Usages

  • Clear heat, relieve toxic fire - hot, painful swellings in the throat, breast, eyes; intestinal abscesses.
  • Expel wind-heat - fever, aversion to wind, sore throat, headache; also for summer-heat.
  • Clear damp heat from the lower jiao - dysentery, lin syndrome.
  • Stem, Ren Dong Teng, is used for similar functions - abscesses, sores, damp-heat bi syndromes.

Fang Feng


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Ledebouriella root, siler


Appears in the Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Cold category

Usages

  • Releases exterior, expel wind-cold (headache, chills, body ache)
  • Bi-Syndromes, Wind-Damp, alleviates pain, relieves spasms (not very strong, only as a supporting herb)
  • Trembling hands and/or feet
  • Spleen/Liver intestinal issues - painful diarrhea, bright blood in stool
  • Migraines
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This formula has cautions, see details

Bai Zhi


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Angelica Root


Appears in the Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Cold category

Usages

  • Expels wind-cold, dampness
  • Opens nasal passages, sinus congestion (particularly with green discharge), alleviates pain (especially in the head region)
  • Resolve wind-cold symptoms especially with headaches (yangming - ST), supraorbital pain, congestion
  • Useful for swollen gums and toothache

This formula has cautions, see details

Dang Gui


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Chinese Angelica Root


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Blood category

Usages

  • Tonifies the blood, regulates menses - pallid, ashen complexion, tinnitus, blurred vision, palpitations, irregular menses, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea.
  • Invigorates/harmonizes the blood, disperses cold - important herb to stop pain due to blood stasis - abdominal pain, trauma, carbuncles due to blood stasis, chronic bi.
  • Moistens dry intestines due to blood deficiency.
  • Reduces swellings, expels pus, generates flesh - sores.

Chi Shao


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Red Peony Root


Appears in the Herbs That Invigorate Blood category

Usages

  • Invigorates blood, dispels stasis (stronger than Mu Dan Pi) - dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, abdominal pain and masses, traumatic pain associated with swelling, early stages of abscesses and boils.
  • Clears heat, cools the blood (especially for excess heat in the blood) - for heat entering the blood level with fever, purple tongue, skin blotches, bleeding, gyn issues.
  • Clears liver fire - for red swollen, painful eyes.

This formula has cautions, see details

Ru Xiang


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Frankincense


Appears in the Herbs That Invigorate Blood category

Usages

  • Invigorate blood, dispel blood stasis, alleviate pain - trauma, carbuncles and swellings, chest and/or abdominal pain.
  • Relax the sinews, invigorates the channels, alleviates pain - bi syndromes, rigidity, spasms.
  • Reduces swellings, generates flesh - topically for sores, carbuncles, traumatic injury.

This formula has cautions, see details

Mo Yao


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Myrrh


Appears in the Herbs That Invigorate Blood category

Usages

  • Invigorate blood, dispel blood stasis, reduces swelling, alleviate pain - trauma, sores, carbuncles, swellings, abdominal masses, painful obstruction, chest pain, abdominal pain, amenorrhea.
  • Promotes healing of chronic non-healing sores.

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Zhe Bei Mu


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Fritillaria Bulb


Appears in the Herbs That Cool and Transform Phlegm Heat category

Usages

  • Clears and transforms phlegm-heat - acute lung heat with productive cough.
  • Clears heat, dissipates nodules (better than Chuan Bei Mu - for phlegm-fire congealing and causing neck swellings, lung and breast abscesses and swellings.

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Tian Hua Fen

Trichosanthes Root


Appears in the Herbs That Cool and Transform Phlegm Heat category

Usages

  • Clears and drains lung heat, transforms phlegm, moistens lung dryness.
  • Drains heat, generates fluid (fluids injured) - thirst, irritability, wasting and thirsting disorder, cough, thick sputum.
  • Relieves toxicity, expels pus - toxic hot carbuncles, breast abscess.

This formula has cautions, see details

Chuan Shan Jia

Pangolin Scales


Appears in the Herbs That Invigorate Blood category

Usages

  • Disperses blood stasis, unblocks menses, promotes lactation - amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, insufficient lactation due to blood stasis.
  • Reduces swellings and promotes discharge of pus - abscesses and boils (topically).
  • Expels wind-damp from the channels.

Zao Jiao Ci


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Spine of Honeylocust Plant


Appears in the Herbs That Transform Phlegm Cold category

Usages

  • Reduces swellings, discharges pus, invigorates blood, reduces abscesses - for early stages of swollen sores to encourage suppuration or to burst.
  • Expels wind, kills parasites - leprosy and ringworm.

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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).

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