Summary

  • This formula has a broad range of applications that include many different types of infectious and inflammatory disorders, affecting various bodily systems
  • Contains herbs traditionally used in Chinese medicine (TCM) to assist in the relief of acute inflammation
  • Contains antibacterial herbs gentiana root, gardenia fruit, clematis stem, angelica root, glycyrrhiza root, bupleurum root, scutellaria root
  • Gentiana root has anti-inflammatory, diuretic and hepatoprotective actions
  • Scutellaria root has antiviral, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic and diuretic actions
  • Gardenia fruit has hypotensive, hemostatic, hepatoprotective, cholagogue, antipyretic, mild sedative and mild laxative actions
  • Bupleurum root has sedative, analgesic, immune stimulant, antiviral, anticholesterolemic and antilipemic actions
  • Drains excess fire from the liver and the gallbladder
  • Clears damp-heat from the triple Jiao

TCM Syndromes: 

  • Liver and Gallbladder Fire
  • Damp-heat in the triple Jiao (mainly the lower Jiao) 

Indications: 

  • Acute infections and inflammatory conditions e.g. conjunctivitis, otitis media, nasal furuncle, acute cholecystitis, herpes simplex, urinary tract infection
  • Hypertension
  • Migraine headaches

Key clinical features:

  • Liver and gallbladder excess fire: headache, facial flushing, bitter taste in the mouth, conjunctival congestion
  • Damp heat in the lower Jiao: Inflammation and itching of the external genitalia, red tongue with a yellow greasy coat

Dosage & warnings

3 capsules twice daily

Avoid coffee, deep fried foods, fatty food, alcohol
Caution for those on diuretics
Caution in patients with hypertension

Only take as directed.

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This product is listed with the TGA - AustL 100035. The TGA publishes product info, including excipients under the "Other ingredients" subheading (not typically listed on the product label). Download the TGA public summary below.