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Wuwei Xiaodu Yin

Name

Antiphlogistic Decoction of Five Drugs

  1. 五味消毒飲
  2. 五味消毒饮

The Prescription of Wuwei Xiaodu Yin

Source

The book Yi Zong Jin Jian

Ingredients

Explanation

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

Effect

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

Indications

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.

Administrations

Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.