Bai Hu Tang 白 虎 湯
Huang Lian Jie Du Tang 黃 蓮 解 毒 湯
Xie Xin Tang 瀉 心 湯
Qing Wei San 清 胃 散
Dao Chi San 導 赤 散
Long Dan Xie Gan Tang 龍 膽 瀉 肝 湯
Bai Tou Weng Tang 白 頭 翁 湯
Source: Craft of Medicinal Treatment for Childhood Disease Patterns (1119)
Indication: Heat in the Heart and Small Intestine channels
Symptoms: Irritability with a sensation of heat in the chest, thirst with a desire to drink cold beverages,
a red face with possible sores around the mouth. Also used for
dark, scanty, rough, and painful urination, or blood in the urine.
Tongue: red; Pulse: rapid
Cold and bitter, sweet and bland -- this formula both guides out fire excess without damaging the yin, and generates yin fluids without retaining pathogenic heat.