What is Long Dan Xie Gan?
The Western Medical indications for Long Dan Xie Gan are:
Eastern veterinary medicine looks at health challenges a little differently than Western veterinary medicine does.
The Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine indications for Long Dan Xie Gan are:
- Acute onset of conjunctivitis
- Liver Damp-Heat
- Liver Heat
- Wiry, fast pulse
- Red tongue with yellow coating
How Does Long Dan Xie Gan Help With Conjunctivitis in Dogs, Cats, and Horses?
Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine philosophy is very different than our standard Western medical philosophy.
TCVM focuses on maintaining balance and finding the root cause of health challenges rather than simply masking symptoms with prescription medicines.
Through Eastern examination techniques, Dr. Smith chooses herbal blends to treat your pet’s symptoms.
And, at the same time, the same herbs correct the imbalances causing the symptoms.
Lon Dan Xie Gan is only one of the many TCM herbal blends available for Dr. Smith to choose from based on the results of the Eastern exam.
Long Dan Xie Gan is a specially-formulated herbal blend.
The herbs work synergistically to relieve symptoms of conjunctivitis and more, while at the same time addressing the underlying causes of the symptoms.
The Chinese principles of treatment for Long Dan Xie Gan are to:
- Clear Liver Heat
- Clear Damp-Heat
What Are The Herbs in Long Dan Xie Gan?
The main ingredients in the Long Dan Xie Gan herbal formula are:
- Chai Hu (Bupleurum) to soothe Liver Qi, transporter
- Che Qian Zi (Plantago) to drain Damp-Heat
- Chuan Mu Tong (AKebia) to drain Damp-Heat
- Dang Gui (Angelica) to nourish Blood
- Gan Cao (Glycyrrhiza) to harmonize
- Huang Qin (Scutellaria) to clear Damp-Heat
- Long Dan Cao (Gentaina) to clear Liver Heat and clear Damp-Heat
- Sheng Di Huang (Rehmannia) to nourish Yin and clear Heat
- Ze Xie (Alisma) to drain Damp
- Zhi Zi (Gardenia) to clear Damp-Heat
This herbal blend is derived from the ancient Chinese herbal formula Long Dan Xie Gan Tang from Yi Zong Hin Jian, which was written in 1742 by Wu Qian, et al.
Our clients have seen wonderful improvements in the health conditions of their pets using herbal blends to take care of a variety of health issues. Please contact our clinic at any time if you have questions about herbal remedies!
Source: Dr. Xie’s Jing Tang Herbal
Does Your Pet Also Suffer From Allergies?
There are many quick and easy changes you can make at home to help you give your dog an edge on easing allergy challenges.
- Learn more about pet allergies.
- Switch to a Limited Ingredient Diet. PET | TAO’s Limited Ingredient Diet is naturally low in foods that stimulate an allergic response. Find slow cooker recipes for dogs and cats on the PET | TAO Recipe Page.
- Supplement with medicinal mushrooms. PET | TAO’s Complement Immune Mushroom Blend eases inflammatory response and ease allergy symptoms.
- Try digestive enzymes and probiotics. PET | TAO’s Harmonize Gi boosts gut health and combats food allergens.
- Feed Freeze Dried Lung Treats. According to TCVM, Lung is on the same meridian as the skin. Therefore, lung treats help both breathing and skin allergies. Lung treats support lung and skin similar to a glandular supplement in a “like treats like” fashion.
- Learn more about TCVM Herbal Remedies. Chinese medicine offers many amazing natural solutions for dog allergies Some good examples are: