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F:
1. Purge fire to relieve restlessness
2. Clear away heat and eliminate damp
3. Cool blood and eliminate toxin
4. Carbonized: Cool blood and stop bleeding
I:
1. Febrile disease with restlessness
2. Jaundice due to damp heat
3. Pyretic stranguria (Lin syndrome) with painful urination or hematuria
4. Hematemesis and Epistaxis due to blood heat
5. Red, swollen and sore eyes
6. Carbuncle, skin infection due to fire toxin

FIRE PURGING
Zhi Zi

F: [4]
I: [6]

Bitter Cold
HT LU Three jiao
F:
1. Clear away heat and purge fire
2. Improve eyesight
3. Disperse mass and relieve swelling
4. Lower blood pressure
I:
1. Red, swollen and sore eyes
2. Headache, dizziness due to liver fire
3. Scrofula or goiter
4. Mastitis or breast abscess with swollen and pain in breast
5. Hypertension

FIRE PURGING
Xia Ku Cao

F: [4]
I: [5]

Pungent Bitter Cold
LV GB
F:
1. Clear away heat and improve eyesight
2. Moisturize intestine and relax bowels
3. Lower blood pressure
I:
1. Red, swollen and sore eyes, photophobia, tears running, blurred vision
2. Headache, dizziness due to liver fire or liver yang hyperactivity
3. Constipation due to dryness of intestine
4. Hypertension

FIRE PURGING
Jue Ming Zi

F: [3]
I: [4]

Sweet Bitter Salty Slightly cold
LV LI
F:
1. Clear away heat and dry damp
2. Purge fire and reduce bone steaming
3. Eliminate toxin to relieve carbuncle
I:
1. Damp heat with leucorrhagia
2. Pyretic stranguria (Re Lin syndrome) with painful urination
3. Jaundice, diarrhea, dysentery, beriberi, weak and sore foot (wei syndrome) due to damp heat
4. Hectic fever, night sweat and emission
5. Carbuncle, ulcer and skin infection, itchy eczema

DAMPNESS DRYING
Huang Bai

F: [3]
I: [5]

Bitter Cold
KD UB LI
F:
1. Clear away heat and dry damp
2. Purge fire of liver and gall bladder
I:
1. Damp heat with jaundice, pudendal swelling, pruritus vuluae, leucorrhea, itchy eczema
2. Headache, red eyes, deafness, hypochondriac pain and bitter taste in the mouth due to liver fire
3. Convulsion or infantile convulsion

DAMPNESS DRYING
Long Dan Cao

F: [2]
I: [3]

Bitter Cold
LV GB
F:
1. Clear away heat and dry damp
2. Kill chong and relieve itching
3. Promote dieresis
I:
1. Damp heat with diarrhea, dysentery, hemafecia, jaundice, leucorrhea, pudendal swelling and pruritus vuluae
2. Eczema, tinea, scabies and other itchy skin diseases
3. Dysuria and stranguria (Lin syndrome) due to damp heat

DAMPNESS DRYING
Ku Shen

F: [3]
I: [3]

Bitter Cold
HT LV ST LI UB
F:
1. Clear away heat and dry damp
2. Expel wind and eliminate toxin
I:
1. Damp heat with carbuncle, skin ulcer and infection, eczema, tinea, scabies
2. Damp heat with jaundice
3. Red, hot, swelling and pain in the joints (Bi syndrome) due to wind damp heat

DAMPNESS DRYING
Bai Xian Pi

F: [2]
I: [3]

Bitter Cold
SP ST UB
F:
1. Clear away heat and eliminate toxin
2. Disperse and expel wind-heat
I:
1. Carbuncle, abscess or pyogenic infection
2. External wind-heat attack, initial stage of warm disease
3. Dysentery due to toxic heat with pus and blood in the stools
4. Sore throat and children's skin rash due to heat

TOXIN ELIMINATING
Jin Yin Hua

F: [2]
I: [4]

Sweet Cold
LU HT ST
F:
1. Clear away heat and eliminate toxin
2. Relieve swelling and disperse mass
3. Disperse and expel wind-heat
I:
1. Carbuncle, abscess or pyogenic infection, phlegm-fire stagnation with scrofula, nodule or mass
2. External wind-heat attack, initial stage of Warm disease
3. Pyretic stranguria (Re-Lin syndrome) with painful urination

TOXIN ELIMINATING
Lian Qiao

F: [3]
I: [3]

Bitter Slightly Cold
LU HT SI
F:
1. Clear away heat and eliminate toxin
2. Cool blood and relieve swilling
3. Dry dampness
I:
1. External wind-heat attack, initial stage of Warm disease
2. Cough, dyspnea due to lung-heat, lung abscess with pus phlegm, swollen and sore throat
3. Diarrhea, dysentery, leucorrhea, jaundice due to damp-heat, Pyretic stranguria (Re-Lin syndrome) with painful urination, itchy eczema
4. Carbuncle, abscess or pyogenic infection, snake or insect bite

TOXIN ELIMINATING
Chuan Xin Lian

F: [3]
I: [4]

Bitter Cold
LU HT LI UB
F:
1. Clear away heat and eliminate toxin
2. Cool blood and ease the throat
I:
1. Fever due to external evil attack, initial stage of Warm disease, sore throat
2. Maculae due to warm toxin
3. Mumps, erysipelas, carbuncle and infection due to toxic heat

TOXIN ELIMINATING
Ban Lan Gen

F: [2]
I: [3]

Bitter Cold
HT ST
F:
1. Clear away heat and eliminate toxin
2. Relieve swelling and disperse mass
3. Promote diuresis for treating stranguria
I:
1. Carbuncle, sores, pyogenic infection or internal abscess due to toxic heat e.g. breast. lung, intestinal
2. Pyretic stranguria (Re Lin syndrome) with painful urination, jaundice due to damp-heat

TOXIN ELIMINATING
Pu Gong Ying

F: [3]
I: [2]

Bitter Sweet Cold
LV ST
F:
1. Clear away heat and eliminate toxin
2. Cool blood and relieve swelling
I:
1. Carbuncle, sores, pyogenic infection or internal abscess due to toxic heat e.g. breast, lung, intestinal
2. Snake bite

TOXIN ELIMINATING
Zi Hua Di Ding

F: [2]
I: [2]

Bitter Pungent Cold
HT LV
F:
1. Clear away heat and eliminate toxin
I:
1. Carbuncle, sores, pyogenic infection or abscess, swollen and sore throat due to toxic heat
2. Headache, dizziness, red swollen and sore eyes due to liver fire

TOXIN ELIMINATING
Ye Ju Hua

F: [1]
I: [2]

Bitter Pungent Slightly cold
LV HT
F:
1. Eliminate toxin
2. Relieve damp and promote diuresis
I:
1. Muscular pain and pain due to syphilis or mercury poisoning
2. Damp heat resulting in stranguria (Lin syndrome), leucorrhea, pruritus vulvae, eczema, itchy skin
3. Carbuncle, ulcer, pyogenic infection or due to toxic heat

TOXIN ELIMINATING
Tu Fu Ling

F: [2]
I: [3]

Sweet Bland Neutral
LV ST
F:
1. Clear away heat and eliminate toxin
2. Disperse abscess and drain pus
3. Promote diuresis for treating stranguria
I:
1. Lung abscess resulting in cough with pus phlegm or cough due to lung heat
2. Carbuncle, abscess or pyogenic infection due to toxic heat
3. Damp-heat resulting in stranguria (Lin Syndrome)

TOXIN ELIMINATING
Yu Xing Cao

F: [3]
I: [3]

Pungent Slightly Cold
LU
F:
1. Clear away heat and eliminate toxin
2. Cool blood and relieve dysentery
I:
1. Dysentery due to toxic heat or damp heat with abdominal pain, tenesmus, blood and pus in the stools
2. Carbuncles, mumps, scrofula, sores and infection

TOXIN ELIMINATING
Bai Tou Weng

F: [2]
I: [2]

Bitter Cold
ST LI
F:
1. Clear away heat and eliminate toxin
2. Promote diuresis for treating stranguria
I:
1. Carbuncle, boils, sores, pyogenic infection or abscess, swollen and sore throat due to toxic heat, snake bite
2. Anti cancer
3. Pyretic stranguria (RE Lin syndrome) with painful urination
4. Jaundice due to damp heat

TOXIN ELIMINATING
Bai Hua She She Cao

F: [2]
I: [4]

Slightly Bitter Sweet Cold
ST LI SI
F:
1. Clear away heat and cool blood
2. Nourish yin and produce body fluid
I:
1. Heat in Ying and blood syndrome with deep red tongue, restlessness, thirst, maculae and papules, bleeding
2. Hectic fever with bone steaming or diabetes due to yin deficiency with heat
3. Thirst due to heat damage yin, constipation due to dryness of intestine

BLOOD COOLING
Sheng Di Huang

F: [2]
I: [3]

Sweet Bitter Cold
LV KD
F:
1. Clear away heat and cool blood
2. Eliminate toxin and ease the throat
3. Soften hardness and disperse mass
4. Nourish yin
I:
1. Heat in Ying level, heat attacking heart, maculae due to warm toxin
2. Febrile disease with yin and fluid damage leading to constipation
3. Cough and bone steaming due to lung and kidney yin deficiency
4. Red eye, swollen and sore throat, scrofula, nodule, carbuncle, boils, abscess

BLOOD COOLING
Xuan Shen

F: [4]
I: [4]

Sweet Bitter Salty Slightly cold
LU ST KD
F:
1. Clear away heat and cool blood
2. Circulate blood and remove blood stasis
I:
1. Maculae due to warm toxin, bleeding due to blood heat
2. Febrile disease with yin damage, fever at night and cool in morning, bone steaming without sweat due to yin deficiency with heat
3. Trauma, dysmenorrheal, amenorrhea due to blood stasis
4. Carbuncle, boils, abscess

BLOOD COOLING
Mu Dan Pi

F: [2]
I: [4]

Bitter Sweet Slightly cold
HT LV KD
F:
1. Clear away heat and cool blood
2. Remove blood stasis and alleviate pain
I:
1. Maculae due to warm toxin, bleeding due to blood heat
2. Red, swollen and sore eye, carbuncle, boils, abscess
3. Liver qi stagnation with hypochondriac pain, amenorrheal, trauma, abdominal pain and mass due to blood stasis

BLOOD COOLING
Chi Shao

F: [2]
I: [3]

Bitter Slightly cold
LV
F:
1. Clear away deficient heat
2. Cool blood and relieve steaming
3. Clear away summer heat
4. Anti-malaria
I:
1. Heat evil damage Yin (warm disease at later stage) leading to fever at night subsiding in the morning, fever being gone without sweating
2. Fever due to yin xu, hectic bone steaming
3. Summer heat syndrome with fever, thirst
4. Malaria with alternate chills and fever

DEFICIENT HEAT CLEARING
Qing Hao

F: [4]
I: [4]

Bitter Pungent Cold
LV GB
F:
1. Clear away deficient heat
2. Cool blood and relieve bone steaming
3. Clear away lung heat
I:
1. Fever due to yin xu, hectic fever, night sweat and bone steaming
2. Cough due to lung heat
3. Bleeding due to blood heat

DEFICIENT HEAT CLEARING
Di Gu Pi

F: [3]
I: [3]

Sweet Cold
LU LV KD
F:
1. Purge and remove stagnation
2. Clear away heat and purge fire
3. Cool blood and eliminate toxin
4. Remove blood stasis
I:
1. Constipation due to heat stagnation
2. Bleeding due to blood heat
3. Red eye, swollen and sore throat/gum
4. Carbuncle, abscess and skin infection, burn/scald
5. Trauma, dysmenorrheal, amenorrhea, abdominal pain due to blood stasis
6. Jaundice, dysentery, stranguria (Lin syndrome) due to damp heat

PURGATIVE
Da Huang

F: [4]
I: [6]

Bitter Cold
SP ST LI LV PC
F:
1. Purge and remove stagnation
2. Soften hardness
3. Clear heat and relieve swelling
I:
1. Constipation due to heat stagnation
2. Red eye, swollen and sore throat, oral ulcer, abscess and skin infection, mastitis, swollen and painful hemorrhoid

PURGATIVE
Mang Xiao

F: [3]
I: [2]

Salty Bitter Cold
ST LI
F:
1. Purge and relax the bowels
I:
1. Constipation due to heat stagnation
2. Ascites with abdominal distention

PURGATIVE
Fan Xie Ye

F: [1]
I: [2]

Sweet Bitter Cold
LI
F:
1. Moisten intestine and relax bowels
2. Promote dieresis and relieve edema
I:
1. Constipation due to dryness of intestine or qi stagnation of intestine
2. Edema, abdominal distention

PURGATIVE
Yu Li Ren

F: [2]
I: [2]

Pungent Bitter Sweet Neutral
SP LI SI