Herbs & Actions
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Dosage||Actions|
|Flos Magnoliae||Xin Yi Hua||3-12g||
Expels Wind-Cold and unblocks nasal passages.
With Xi Xin, lifts and spreads the clear Qi while unblocking the nasal orifices to treat headache and sinus distention, nasal congestion and thick nasal discharge due to Wind-Cold. With Bai Zhi and Xi Xin, improves the efficacy of Xin Yi. With Bai Zhi and Fang Feng, for nasal obstruction with clear nasal discharge due to Wind-Cold.
|Rx. Ligustici Chuanxiong||Chuan Xiong||3-10g||
Activates Blood, regulates Qi, expels Wind-Cold and alleviates pain especially headaches.
With Qiang Huo and Gao Ben, for Wind-Damp lateral headache. With Xi Xin, for Wind-Cold headaches and Shao Yin Cold headaches. With Xi Xin and Fang Feng, for Wind-Cold Headaches. With Gao Ben, for severe headache without Interior Fire.
|Hb. Asari||Xi Xin||3-9g||
Releases exterior Wind and Cold, warms the Lungs, transforms Phlegm, alleviates pain, relieves toothache and disperses and unblocks the Qi of the nasal orifices.
With Chuan Xiong, for Wind-Cold headache, toothache and Bi pain. With Bai Zhi, for Wind-Cold toothache. With Qiang Huo and Fang Feng for Wind-Cold
|Rx. Saposhnikoviae||Fang Feng||3-10g||
Releases the exterior. disperses Cold, expels Wind-Cold-Dampness and alleviates pain.
With Qiang Huo, for Wind-Dampness.
|Rz. et Rx. Notopterygii||Qiang Huo||3-9g||
Releases the Exterior. disperses Cold. expels Wind-Cold-Dampness, alleviates pain and guides Qi to the Tai Yang and Du Channels.
With Chuan Xiong, for headaches and generalized body aches and pains associated with the common cold. With Fang Feng for pain due to External Wind-Dampness. With Bai Zhi, for headache. With Fang Feng, Bai Zhi and Xi Xin, for Wind-Cold with aversion to Cold, fever, headaches and muscle aches. With Fang Feng, Gao Ben and Chuan Xiong, for Wind-Damp headache.
|Rx. et Rz. Ligustici||Gao Ben||3-9g||
Expels Wind-Cold, alleviates pain and dispels Wind-Dampness.
With Xi Xin, for Wind-Cold-Damp headache, vertex headaches, stiff neck and toothaches. With Chuan Xiong and Bai Zhi, accentuates pain relieving effects and are often used together for headaches. With Qiang Huo, for headache and stiffness of the nape of the neck due to Wind-Dampness in the Du channel. With Qiang Huo and Fang Feng, for External Wind-Cold-Dampness. With Chuan Xiong and Xi Xin, for headache due to Cold and Dampness.
|Rz. Cimicifugae||Sheng Ma||3-9g||
Releases the exterior., clears Heat. relieves toxicity and raises the Yang.
With Bai Zhi for Yang Ming headache.
|Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae||Bai Zhi||3-10g||
Expels Wind-Cold, alleviates pain and headache, expels Dampness, alleviates discharge and opens nasal passages.
With Gao Ben, for Wind-Cold induced headaches, especially those at the vertex. With Xi Xin, for Wind-Cold induced headaches, sinus headaches, orbital headaches and toothache aggravated by cold air. With Fang Feng and Qiang Huo for Wind-Cold with headache and stuffy nose. With Gan Cao, for stomachache. With Chuan Xiong, for headache. With Qiang Huo, for Wind-Cold Dampness causing fever, chills and headaches.
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata||Zhi Gan Cao||3-9g||
Resolves Phlegm, stops cough, alleviates pain and moderates and harmonizes the properties of other herbs.
- Expels Wind-Cold
- Unblocks the nasal passages
- Wind-Cold with sinus congestion or rhinitis
- Nasal congestion and pain
- Persistent copious nasal discharge
- Loss of sense of smell
- Runny nose
- Difficulty breathing
- T: Normal
- C: White
- P: Floating and tight
- Common cold
- Stuffy nose
- Nasal congestion
- Chronic rhinitis
- Nasal polyps
- Nasal empyema
- Allergic rhinitis
- Sinus congestion
- Sinus headache