Xiao Feng San by Blue Poppy’s Great Nature Classics is a formula that comes from Chen Shi-gongs late Ming dynasty Wai Ke Zheng Zong (Orthodox Gathering of External Medicine).
Xiao Feng San expels wind and clears heat , has an antipruritic effect and is frequently used to treat chronic skin diseases such as urticaria.
Within this formula, Jing Jie, Fang Feng, Niu Bang Zi, and Chan Tui free the flow of the interstices and scatter wind.
Cang Zhu dries dampness. Ku Shen clears heat and eliminates dampness, especially from the skin.
Mu Tong drains dampness and clears heat by promoting urination. Shi Gao and Zhi Mu clear fire from the qi aspect. This helps drain heat from the interior.
Sheng Di Huang cools the blood, while Dang Gui nourishes and moves it. Hei Zhi Mu nourishes the blood and engenders fluids.
Gan Cao clears heat and resolves toxins as well as harmonizes all the other ingredients in the formula.
Actions: Disperses wind and eliminates dampness, clears heat and cools the blood
Pattern: Wind, heat, and dampness depressed in the skin and settling in the vessels
Chinese Symptomology: Signs & symptoms of wind in the exterior include: Itching, a floating pulse. Signs & symptoms of dampness include: Swellin, weeping, possible slimy tongue fur. Signs & symptoms of heat include: Redness, heat, bleeding after scratching, possible yellow tongue fur, a rapid pulse.
Western Symptomology: Wind, heat, and dampness depressed in the skin and settling in the vessels resulting in urticaria, eczema, psoriasis, medicinal dermatitis, contact dermatitis, tina infection, and diaper rash.
Adults take 3 capsules 2 times per day or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
Xiao Feng San Ingredients in 3 capsules:
Sheng Di Huang (uncooked Radix Rehmanniae) 93.75 mg
Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis) 93.75 mg
Shi Gao (Gypsum Fibrosum) 93.75 mg
Jing Jie (Herba Schizonepetae) 93.75 mg
Fang Feng (Radix Saposhnikoviae) 93.75 mg
Niu Bang Zi (Fructus Arctii) 93.75 mg
Chan Tui (Periostracum Cicadae) 93.75 mg
Cang Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis) 93.75 mg
Ku Shen (Radix Sophorae Flavescentis) 93.75 mg
Zhi Mu (Rhizoma Anemarrhenae) 93.75 mg
Hei Zhi Ma (Semen Nigrum Sesami) 93.75 mg
Mu Tong (Caulis Akebiae) 46.95 mg
Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae) 46.95 mg