Ning Sou Wan
Pin Ying Name: Ning Sou Wan
English Name: Fritillaria & Platycodon Decoction
Chinese Name: 寧嗽丸
Herbs & Actions
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Actions|
|Fr. Perillae||Zi Su Zi||
Stops cough, calms wheezing, descends Qi and dissolves Phlegm.
With Xing Ren, for cough and wheezing with constipation.
|Sm. Armeniacae||Xing Ren||
Stops cough and calms wheezing.
With Chuan Bei Mu, for wheezing and cough from externally contracted Lung disorders.
|Rx. Platycodi||Jie Geng||
Opens the Lungs, spreads Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, benefits the throat and opens and raises Lung Qi, directing the effects of other herbs to the upper body.
With Zhi Ban Xia, for cough due to Wind-Cold Invasion or long-standing Phlegm-Dampness.
|Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum||Zhi Ban Xia||
Dries Dampness, transforms Phlegm and descends Rebellious Qi.
With Fu Ling, expels Phlegm and stops cough.
|Bul Fritillariae Cirrhosae||Chuan Bei Mu||
Clears Heat, transforms Phlegm, stops cough and nourishes and moistens the Lung.
With Xing Ren, Zi Su Zi and Jie Geng, for Wind-Cold cough.
|Exocarpium Citri Reticulatae||Ju Hong||
Dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm for Phlegm-Damp coughs.
With Zhi Ban Xia, for a stifling sensation in the chest and cough with excessive white, viscous sputum due to Phlegm-Damp Obstruction. With Zhi Ban Xia and Fu Ling , for cough due to accumulation of Dampness and Phlegm
|Hb. Menthae Haplocalycis||Bo He||
Disperses Wind-Heat, cools and clears the head and eyes and benefits the throat.
Strengthens the Spleen and transforms Phlegm.
|Fr. Oryzae Germinatus||Gu Ya||
Reduces Food Stagnation, promotes digestion, strengthens and opens the Stomach and harmonizes the Center.
|Cx. Mori||Sang Bai Pi||
Drains Heat from the Lungs, stops cough and calms wheezing.
|Caulis Dendrobii||Shi Hu||
Nourishes Yin, clears Heat and generates fluids.
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata||Zhi Gan Cao|
- Clears the Lungs
- Disperses Stagnation
- Dissolves Phlegm
- Relieves cough
- Wind-Heat cough
- Phlegm Heat
- Dryness in Lung
- Nasal congestion
- Nasal discharge
- Cough with sputum
- Difficult to expectorate yellow sputum
- Cough worse when lying down or waking
- Dry and sore throat
- Aversion to Wind
- T: Red
- C: Little
- P: Rapid, thready and strong
- Common cold with cough and Phlegm
- Acute and chronic bronchitis with cough and Phlegm
- Contraindicated for those with cough due to Yin Deficiency