1. TCM Wiki
  2. 清胃散



Powder for Clearing the Stomach-heat

  1. Qingwei San

The Prescription of 清胃散


The book Lan Shi Mi Cang



Huang Lian: The principal drug, being bitter in flavor and cold in nature, removing accumulated heat in the stomach.

Sheng Di: Removing heat from the blood, nourishing Yin.

Dan Pi: Removing heat from the blood to clear away heat pathogens.

Dang Gui: Nourishing and regulating the blood.

Sheng Ma: Dispersing fire pathogen to detoxicate.

The Effect of 清胃散


Removing hear from the stomach and blood


Syndrome due to accumulated heat in the stomach and flaring-up of the stomach-fire, marked by headache induced by toothache, hotness in the cheeks, teeth averse to heat but preferable for cold, or ulceration of gums, or gingival atrophy with bleeding, or swelling and pain in the lips, tongue and cheeks, or hot foul breath, dry mouth and tongue, reddened tongue with yellowish coating, and slippery full rapid pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as prosopalgia, stomatitis, periodontitis, chronic gastritis, etc.


Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice (Taken originally in the form of powder)