Summary

  • In the subacute and chronic stages of eczema, the blood and Yin-fluids become consumed by the pathological processes
  • In addition the affected skin becomes thicker and darker, indicating localised blood stasis
  • The important treatment strategies for this stage include nourishing the blood and Yin-fluids and activating the blood to dispel stasis, in addition to continuing with the treatment principles for the acute stage i.e. clear heat toxin, clear damp-heat and dispel wind from the skin
  • This formula is suitable for eczema with clinical features of a chronic presentation i.e. reduced itching, scattered vesicles and papules, thickening and darkening of the skin

 Indications: 

  • Subacute eczema
  • Chronic eczema

TCM Syndromes: 

  • Wind, damp and heat in the skin with heat toxin and blood stasis
  • Deficiency of the blood and yin

Key clinical features: 

  • Itching of the skin
  • Thickening of the skin
  • Inflammation of the skin
  • Darkening of the affected areas
  • Dryness of the skin

Dosage & warnings

3 - 4 capsules 2 - 3 times daily

Avoid coffee, deep fried foods, hot spices and hydrogenated fats

Only take as directed.

Formulation

Ingredient
Astragalus membranaceus (root) ext. equiv. dry (Huang Qi) 115.2 mg
Scutellaria baicalensis (root) ext. equiv. dry (Huang Qin) 115.2 mg
Salvia miltiorrhiza (root) ext. equiv. dry (Dan Shen) 115.2 mg
Angelica polymorpha (root) ext. equiv. dry (Dang Gui) 115.2 mg
Lonicera japonica (flower bud) ext. equiv. dry (Jin Yin Hua) 115.2 mg
Glycyrrhiza uralensis (root) ext. equiv. dry (Gan Cao) 57.6 mg
Paeonia lactiflora (root) ext. equiv. dry (Bai Shao) 115.2 mg
Rehmannia glutinosa (root) ext. equiv. dry (Di Huang) 115.2 mg
Artemisia annua (herb) ext. equiv. dry (Qing Hao) 115.2 mg
Citrus reticulata (fruit peel) ext. equiv. dry (Chen Pi) 68.4 mg
Tribulus terrestris (fruit) ext. equiv. dry (Bai Ji Li) 100.8 mg
Cynanchum stauntonii (root) ext. equiv. dry (Xu Chang Qing) 102.6 mg
Dictamnus desycarpus (stem bark) (Bai Xian Pi) 115.2 mg
Fallopia multiflora (root) ext. equiv. dry (He Shou Wu) 115.2 mg
Ligusticum wallichii (root) ext. equiv. dry (Chuan Xiong) 100.8 mg
Saposhnikovia seseloides (root) ext. equiv. dry (Fang Feng) 115.2 mg
Sophora flavescens (root) ext. equiv. dry (Ku Shen) 102.6 mg

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