Xiang Sheng Po Di Wan
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Xiang Sheng Po Di Wan #2285

Pin Ying Name: Xiang Sheng Po Di Wan

English Name: Gasping Decoction

Chinese Name: 響聲破笛丸

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.

Catechu Er Cha 94-120g

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.

Formula Actions
  • Clears Lung Heat
  • Cools the throat
  • Dispels Phlegm
  • Disperses accumulations
  • Moistens Dryness
  • Nourishes Yin
Syndromes
  • Over use of the voice leading to an irritated throat and loss of voice
  • Lung Heat injuring the Yin and Fluids
Clinical Manifestations
  • Irritated throat
  • Loss of voice
  • Swelling of the vocal cords
  • Inflammation of the oral cavity
Treats
  • Laryngitis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Hoarseness
  • Esophagitis
  • Loss of voice due to over use
Contraindications