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LD-477 Qing Gan  
Comment:
The liver has an important role in the metabolism of many exogenous drugs and endogenous hormones by virtue of several enzyme systems involved in biochemical transformation. LD-477 is a traditional formula for clearing away internal heat and toxin from the liver and gallbladder system, and assisting the liver's detoxification mechanisms. The ingredients, Bupleuri Radix, Forsythiae Fructus, Scutellariae Radix, Coptidis Rhizoma, Gardeniae Fructus and Trichosanthis Radix are popular herbs to detoxify endogenous toxin. Other ingredients have the function of promoting blood circulation, inducing urination and speeding up the excretion of internal toxins.
Indications:
Endogenous toxin, lymphadenitis, chronic tonsillitis, skin diseases, viral infection.
Dosage:
4-6 tablets three times per day, before meals.
Functions:
Traditional:
Clears away heat and toxin, dispels wind-heat, promotes blood circulation.
Modern:
Assists the liver to detoxify endogenous toxin and speeds up the excretion of internal toxins.
Ingredients:
Bupleurum Bupleuri Radix Chai Hu
Tang-Kuei Angelicae Radix Dang Gui
Peony Paeoniae Radix Shao Yao
Cnidium Ligustici Rhizoma Chuan Xiong
Rehmannia Rehmannia Radix Sheng Di Huang
Scute Scutellariae Radix Huang Qin
Coptis Coptidis Rhizoma Huang Lian
Phellodendron Phellodendri Cortex Huang Bo
Gardenia Gardeniae Fructus Zhi Zi
Forsythia Forsythiae Fructus Lian Qiao
Trichosanthes Trichosanthis Radix Gua Lou Gen
Alisma Alismatis Rhizoma Ze Xie
Mentha Menthae Herba Bo He
Arctium Arctii Fructus Niu Bang Zi
Platycodon Platycodi Radix Jie Geng
Licorice Glycrrhizae Radix Gan Cao
   
Chinese Medical Description:
 
Bupleurum
Drains heat from the Liver, soothes the Liver and reduces fever
Tang-Kuei, Peony, Cnidium, Rehmannia
Nourishes the Blood and promotes blood circulation
Scute, Coptis, Phellodendron, Gardenia, Forsythia
Clears away Heat and Toxins
Trichosanthes, Alisma
Clears Heat, subdues swelling and induces diuresis
 
Mentha
Dispels Wind-Heat
Arctium
Dispels Wind-Heat; clears away Heat and toxins
Platycodon
Facilitates Lung Qi and promotes pus discharge
Licorice
Clears away Heat and Toxins