Snake & Dragon by Plum Flower, also known as Long Dan Xie Gan Wan, clears damp heat from the liver and gallbladder channels, clears damp-heat from the lower jiao and cools liver fire.
• Migraine headache
• Supports normal liver function
• Supports normal eye function
Other Name: Long Dan Xie Gan Tang, Lung Tan Xie Gan Wan, Long Tan Hsieh Kan Wan, Gentiana Drain the Liver Pills
Ingredients (Pin Yin): Long dan cao, Chai hu, Ze xie, Sheng di huang, Dang gui, Huang qin, Zhi zi, Mu tong, Che qian zi, Gan cao
Ingredients: Gentiana scabra root & rhizome, Bupleurum chinense root, Alisma orientalis rhizome, Rehmannia glutinosa root-raw, Angelica sinensis root, Scutellaria baicalensis root, Gardenia jasminoides fruit, Akebia trifoliata stem, Plantago asiatica seed, Glycyrrhiza uralensis root. Other Ingredients: Talcum, China wax.
TCM Functions: Clears Damp-Heat from the Liver and Gallbladder Channels, Clears Damp-Heat from the Lower Jiao, Cools Liver Fire
Standard Dosage: 8 pills, 3 x per day
Clinical Dosage: Administer half an hour before or one hour after eating. In acute cases, dosage may be increased to 8-12 pills every 2-4 hours, then reduced to a maintenance dose as the formula takes effect. May be used short to medium-term for a few weeks to a month. Once the acute symptoms of this condition are resolved, this formula should be discontinued. Monitor for Spleen or Yin deficiency.
Contraindications (all): Contraindicated for Spleen deficient patients with loose stools, diarrhea, poor appetite or chronic digestive weakness. Contraindicated for very weak or deficient patients. Use with caution during pregnancy. Not recommended for long term use. Contraindicated for Yin or fluid deficiency.