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Home > Education > Zang Fu Formulas > Xiao Feng San

Xiao Feng San

From "Zang Fu Syndromes," by McDonald and Penner

English: Eliminate Wind Powder from "True Lineage"

Also known as: Tangkuei and Arctium Formula

Ingredients

    Latin

    Pinyin

    Dosage

    Actions

    Hb. Schizonepetae

    Jing Jie

    1-3g

    Releases the exterior, expels Wind, vents rashes and relieves itching.

    With Fang Feng, Niu Bang Zi and Chan Tui, opens pores and disperses Wind.

    Rx. Ledebouriellae

    Fang Feng

    2-3g

    Releases the exterior, moves Qi and expels Wind-Cold-Dampness.

    With Cang Zhu, for pain due to Wind-Dampness.

    Fr. Arctii

    Niu Bang Zi

    2-6g

    Disperses Wind-Heat, benefits the throat, clears internal Heat and vents rashes.

    With Chan Tui, for weeping ulcers.

    Periostricum Cicadae

    Chan Tui

    1-3g

    Expels Wind, clears internal Heat and vents rashes.

    Rz. Atractylodis

    Cang Zhu

    2-6g

    Strongly dries Dampness and expels Wind-Dampness.

    With Ku Shen and Mu Tong, for leakage of Fluids.

    Rx. Sophorae Flav.

    Ku Shen

    1-3g

    Clears Heat, dries Dampness, disperses Wind and stops itching.

    Caulis Mutong

    Mu Tong

    1.5-6g

    Drains Damp-Heat through the urine.

    With Dang Gui, activates Blood.

    Gypsum

    Shi Gao

    3-9g

    Clears Heat and drains Fire.

    With Zhi Mu, Clears Qi-level Heat and helps prevent the disorder from deepening.

    Rx. Anemarrhenae

    Zhi Mu

    1.5-4.5g

    Clears Heat, drains Fire, nourishes Yin and moistens Dryness.

    With Shi Gao, for epidemic diseases.

    Rx. Rehmanniae (raw)

    Sheng Di Huang

    3-9g

    Cools Blood and clears Heat.

    Rx. Angelicae Sinensis

    Dang Gui

    3-9g

    Nourishes and invigorates Blood, expels pus and generates flesh.

    Sm. Sesame

    He Zhi Ma

    1.5-4.5g

    Nourishes Yin and Blood.

    (Sm. Cannabis)

    (Huo Ma Ren)

    (1.5-4.5g)

    (Substitute for He Zhi Ma.)

    Rx. Glycyrrhizae

    Gan Cao

    1-3g

    Clears Heat, relieves toxicity and harmonizes.

Actions

Disperses Wind, Eliminates Dampness, Clears Heat, Cools Blood and Stops itch.

Syndromes

    Damp-Heat Injures SP

    Skin conditions due to Wind-Damp and Heat

Clinical Manifestations

    Weepy, itchy, red skin lesions

    Thirst

     

    Lesions may range over a large portion of the body

    Lesions may be worse in hot weather

    T: Pink
    C: Yellow
    P: Superficial, Shi and rapid or Soft and rapid

Treats

    Urticaria

    Recalcitrant eczema with desquamation

    Contact dermatitis

    Tinea infection

    Athlete's foot

    Pruritis (may be continuous)

    Poison ivy

    Drug allergies

    Eczema

    Psoriasis

    Schoenlein-Henoch purpura

    Diaper rash

    Prickly heat

    Scabies

    Allergy rashes

    Neurological rashes

Contraindications

    Marked Qi or Blood Xu.

Notes

    May be taken internally or applied topically.

Modifications

    For severe itch due to
    Wind-Heat and toxins:

    + Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua

    + Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao

    + Hb. Taraxaci Pu Gong Ying

    + Fr. Tribuli Bai JI Li

    For severe Blood Heat:

    + Cx. Moutan Radicis Mu Dan Pi

    + Rx. Paeoniae Rubrae Chi Shao

    + Rx. Lithospermi Zi Cao

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