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San Huang Pian (三黄片) is a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) preparation commonly used to treat a variety of conditions. The name "San Huang" translates to "Three Yellows," referring to the three primary herbs used in this formulation, which are known for their yellow color and potent medicinal properties. These herbs typically include:


  • Rhubarb (Da Huang, 大黄): Known for its purgative and detoxifying effects, rhubarb is often used to treat constipation, inflammation, and infections.


  • Scutellaria Baicalensis (Huang Qin, 黄芩): This herb has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. It is used to clear heat, dry dampness, and reduce toxicity.


  • Coptis Chinensis (Huang Lian, 黄连): Known for its strong antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects, this herb is used to treat gastrointestinal disorders, infections, and inflammation.


San Huang Pian is typically used to clear heat, reduce inflammation, and detoxify the body. It is commonly employed in the treatment of conditions such as:


  • Infections (bacterial and viral)
  • Inflammatory diseases
  • Digestive issues (such as constipation and gastritis)
  • Skin conditions (such as eczema and acne)
  • Fever and heat-related symptoms

San Huang Pian / Three Yellow Form 三黃片

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