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Wuwei Xiaodu Yin


Antiphlogistic Decoction of Five Drugs

  1. 五味消毒饮
  2. 五味消毒飲

The Prescription of Wuwei Xiaodu Yin


The book Yi Zong Jin Jian



Jin Yin Hua: The principal drug, being sweet in flavor and cold in nature, clearing away heat and toxic material.

Di Ding, Tian Kui Zi, Pu Gong Ying and Ye Ju Hua: Clearing away heat and toxic material, removing heat from blood, resolving masses, thus subduing swelling.

The Effect of Wuwei Xiaodu Yin


Clearing heat and toxic material, expelling naillike boil and furuncle.


Carbuncle, sore, furuncle and swelling due to fire-toxin, marked by local red, swelling, heat and pain in the early stage, or fever, chills, or deep-rooted furuncle as big as a grain and as hard as a nail, reddened tongue with yellowish coating, and rapid pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms and signs as phlegmon, mastadenitis, suppurative tonsillitis, lymphnoditis and parotitis.


Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.