Coptis Detoxifying Formula is available by Honso Kampo
This prescription is mainly used for excess-heat pattern with hyperactive fire in the triple burner that affects to the inferior, superior, interior and exterior. The chief herb, huang lian, which is extremely bitter in taste and extreme to cold in nature, clears the fire in the heart and middle burner. The deputy herb, huang qin, clears fire in the upper burner. The assistant herb, huang bo, clears fire in the lower burner. The guide herb, zhi zi, eliminates heat evil by purgation, guiding fire downwards so it is eventually eliminated by purgation. Therefore the main function of this formula is to drain the heat or fire from the entire body.
3 unit packets contain:
Coptis Rhizome (Huang lian)?1.5g
Phellodendron Bark (Huang bo)?1.5g
Scutellaria Root (Huang qin)?3.0g
Gardenia Fruit (Zhi zi)...2.0g
For adults: 7.5g/day orally divided into 3 doses before or between meals. The dosage may be adjusted based on age, body weight and symptoms.