Herbs & Actions
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Dosage||Actions|
|Fr. Forsythiae||Lian Qiao||75-94g||
Clears Heat (especially in the Upper Jiao), relieves toxicity, reduces abscesses and dissipates clumps.
|Rx. Platycodi||Jie Geng||45-56g||
Opens the Lungs, spreads Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, benefits the throat, expels pus and opens and raises Lung Qi, directing the effects of other herbs to the upper body.
With Gan Cao, disseminates Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, resolves toxicity, and expels pus for productive cough with hoarseness, pain and swelling of the throat due to Wind-Heat, Lung abscess with expectoration of pus and pain in the chest and flanks and Excess disorders in the Upper Jiao with no disorder in the Lower Jiao. With He Zi, for hoarseness and loss of voice.
|Rx. Platycodi||Chuan Xiong||30-56g||
Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
|Fr. Amomi||Sha Ren||30-37g||
Promotes the movement of Qi, aromatically transforms Dampness, strengthens the Spleen and stops vomiting.
|Fr. Chebulae||He Zi||60-75g||
Astringes leakage of Lung Qi, stops cough and improves the condition of the throat (Descends Lung Qi).
With Gan Cao, for hoarseness. With Jie Geng and Gan Cao, for chronic hoarseness and loss of voice.
|Multiherb Concoction||Bai Yao Jian||60-75g||
This is made up of Galla Chinensis Wu Bei Zi and other ingredients. it is astringent, slightly sweet and neutral. It enters the Heart, Lung and Stomach channels and moistens the Lungs, transforms Phlegm, stops bleeding and diarrhea, resolves Heat and generates fluids. It is difficult to obtain.
Clears Heat, clears the Lungs, transforms Phlegm, generates fluids and stops diarrhea. Substitutes for Bai Yuan Jian.
|Hb. Menthae Haplocalycis||Bo He||30-37g||
Disperses Wind-Heat and cools and clears the head and eyes and benefits the throat.
With Lian Qiao and Jie Geng, for sore throat with loss of voice.
|Rx. et Rz. Rhei||Da Huang||75-94g||
Drains Heat, purges accumulations and eliminates Phlegm.
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Gan Cao||
Moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm, stops cough, clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
- Clears Lung Heat
- Cools the throat
- Dispels Phlegm
- Disperses accumulations
- Moistens Dryness
- Nourishes Yin
- Over use of the voice leading to an irritated throat and loss of voice
- Lung Heat injuring the Yin and Fluids
- Irritated throat
- Loss of voice
- Swelling of the vocal cords
- Inflammation of the oral cavity
- Loss of voice due to over use