Cang Er San
Pin Ying Name: Cang Er San
English Name: Xanthium Decoction
Chinese Name: 蒼耳散
Herbs & Actions
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Dosage||Actions|
|Fr. Xanthii||Cang Er Zi||6-10g||
Disperses Wind, dispels Dampness and opens the nasal passages.
With Xin Yi Hua, unblocks the nasal passages and treats headache and profuse nasal discharge.
|Flos Magnoliae||Xin Yi Hua||3-15g||
Expels Wind-Cold and unblocks the nasal passages.
|Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae||Bai Zhi||3-30g||
Releases the exterior, disperses Cold, opens the nasal orifices, disperses Wind-Dampness, alleviates pain and headache, reduces swelling and expels pus.
With Cang Er Zi and Xin Yi Hua, for headache due to nasal congestion with thick putrid discharge.
|Hb. Menthae||Bo He||1.5-6g||
Disperses Wind-Heat, clears the head and eyes and benefits the throat.
- Disperses Wind
- Alleviates pain
- Unblocks the nose
- Wind-Cold with interior Heat in the muscles
- Profuse nasal discharge due to Wind-Heat Attacking the head
- Copious, purulent, foul nasal discharge
- Nasal obstruction
- Frontal or temporal headache
- Intolerance of Cold
- Muscle ache
- Blood-shot eyes
- Dry nose
- Bitter taste in mouth
- T: Normal or thin white
- C: Yellow
- P: Floating and rapid
- Nasal suppuration
- Acute or chronic rhinitis
- Nasal congestion
- Acute or chronic sinusitis
- Allergic rhinitis
- Accessory nasal sinuses