Guide Out the Red Powder

Guide Out the Red Powder
(dao chi san 導赤散)

Source: Key to Differentiation and Treatment of Children's Diseases《小兒藥証直訣》

sheng di

rehmannia root

Radix Rehmanniae

生地

mu tong

akebia stem

Caulis Akebiae

木通

gan cao

liquorice root

Radix Glycyrrhizae

甘草

dan zhu ye

lophatherum herb

Herba Lophatheri

淡竹葉

Indications: Irritability with a sensation of heat in the chest, thirst, a red face, oral sores, burning urination, a red tongue and a rapid pulse, which are the signs of heat in the heart meridian. With appropriate modifications, modern TCM uses the formula in diseases like gastritis, nightmares and urinary tract inflammations.

適應症:心經熱盛,表現心胸煩熱,口渴面赤,喜冷飲,口舌生瘡,舌紅脈數;或心熱下移小腸,小便赤澀刺痛。現代用於胃炎、惡夢、泌尿道炎症。