Tian Hua Fen (Trichosanthes Root) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • English Name:  Trichosanthes Root
  • Pinyin Name:  Tian Hua Fen
  • 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.
Functional Grouping (See All)
  • Herbs That Cool and Transform Phlegm Heat

  • Dosage and Preparation Notes
    • Dosage: 9-15g
    Channels/Meridians Influenced (See All)

     ◦ Lung ◦ Stomach

    Associated Temperature and Taste (See All)

     ◦ Cold (Han) ◦ Bitter (Ku) ◦ Sweet (Gan)

    Contraindication Notes:
    • Avoid during Pregnancy.


    Herbal Formulas Which Include Tian Hua Fen

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formulas which contain Tian Hua Fen (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
    Bao Ji Wan

    Empirical formula for food poisioning.  Also useful for overeating, excessive drinking - over indulgence in general.  Symptoms include abdominal pain, bloating, belching, reflux, nausea, vomiting, aversion to food, possibly diarrhea.

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    Huang Lian Shang Qing Wan

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    Yu Quan Wan

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    • Yu Quan Pian - Excessive Thirst, Urination, Type II Diabetes Formula

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