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Long Dan Xie Gan Tang

Sun Ten Long Dan Xie Gan Tang 100 grams

Long Dan Xie Gan Tang, also known as Gentiana Combination, drains fire from the Liver.

What Long Dan Xie Gan Tang is Best For

Long Dan Xie Gan Tang is recommended for people agitation, anger, and irritability.

Long Dan Xie Gan Tang may be used for the following:

  • Agitation
  • Anger
  • Dizziness
  • Ears-Hearing Loss
  • Ears-Ringing (Tinnitus)
  • Genitals-Foul Odor
  • Genitals-Itching
  • Genitals-Swelling
  • Headache-Dull
  • Irritability
  • Menses
  • Menses-Painful
  • Taste-Bitter
  • Urination-Cloudy
  • Urination-Dribbling
  • Urination-Incontinence
  • Vagina-Discharge

TCM Functions

  • Clear liver and gallbladder damp heat
  • Clean lower jiao damp heat

Long Dan Xie Gan Tang helps with these Chinese Medicine patterns:

  • Liver-Fire
  • Gallbladder-Heat

Long Dan Xie Gan Tang History

Long Dan Xie Gan Tang translates as Gentiana Decoction to Drain the Liver. Though was first recorded in the 17th century by Wang Ang, it can be traced back to an earlier time when an herbalist prescribed this formula to the Empress Dowager Ci Xi. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, fire in the Liver can manifest as various infectious and inflammatory disorders along the Liver meridian. The formula is named after the most important ingredient, long dan cao, which effectively drains the fire from the Liver.

Long Dan Xie Gan Tang Ingredient Functions

Long Dan: an herb that clears excess internal heat and regulates digestion

Huang Qin: an herb that treats conditions caused by excess heat

Zhi Zi: a bitter fruit that releases heat, dispels toxins, and helps ease irritability

Ze Xie: an herb that relieves painful urination, stops diarrhea, and reduces dizziness

Mu Tong: an herb that promotes healthy urination and eases irritability

Che Qian Zi: a sweet seed that promotes healthy urination and lowers blood pressure

Di Huang: a root that clears internal heat and relieves dryness

Dang Gui: angelica root helps relieve anemic symptoms and stimulate blood circulation

Chai Hu: a root that relieves constraint, promotes energy flow, and alleviates depression

Gan Cao: licorice root helps boost energy, relieves spasms, and balances the formula

Long Dan Xie Gan Tang Serving Size

2-4 grams, two  times a day

Long Dan Xie Gan Tang Ingredients

Concentrated powders of natural herbal products tend to absorb moisture from the air. Hence, it is necessary for the manufacturer to add a suitable amount of excipient to stabilize the concentrated herbal products. Non-GMO starch are used as excipients.

Pin Yin English Percentage
Long Dan Cao Gentiana 15.4%
Chai Hu Bupleurum 15.4%
Ze Xie Alisma 15.3%
Che Qian Zi Plantago Seed 7.7%
Sheng Di Huang Rehmannia (Fresh) 7.7%
Dang Gui (Shen) Tangkuei 7.7%
Zhi Zi (Shan) Gardenia 7.7%
Huang Qin Scutellaria 7.7%
Gan Cao Licorice 7.7%

Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text.Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, Inc. 2009. Print.

Bensky, D., Barolet, R. Formulas & Strategies Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, Inc 1990. Print


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