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Yin Qiao San

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Pin Ying Name: Yin Qiao San

English Name: Honeysuckle & Forsythia Decoction

Chinese Name: 銀翹散

Herbs & Actions
Pharmaceutical Latin Pin Yin Actions
Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua

Disperses Wind, clears Heat and relieves toxicity.

With Gan Cao, for toxic swelling and sores. With Lian Qiao and Niu Bang Zi , for Wei Stage and Qi Stage Heat and pneumonia with Heat signs With Lian Qiao, Jing Jie and Bo He, for Wind-Heat Attacks the Lungs. With Lian Qiao, Jing Jie and Niu Bang Zi, for throat swelling and pain

Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao

Disperses Wind, clears Heat and relieves toxicity.

With Niu Bang Zi and Bo He, for Wei Stage Heat. With Jin Yin Hua, for Initial stage Wind-Heat.

Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng

Disperses the Lungs, stops cough, resolves Phlegm and descends Qi.

With Gan Cao, for hoarseness and throat swelling and pain due to Wind-Heat Attacks the Lungs.

Fr. Arctii Niu Bang Zi

Disperses Wind-Heat, benefits the throat, relieves Heat and toxins, and spreads Lung Qi.


Hb. Menthae Bo He

Relieves Wind-Heat and benefits the throat.

With Jing Jie, for Wind-Heat. With Jing Jie, Lian Qiao and Jin Yin Hua, for Wind-Heat Attacks the Lungs. With Jing JIe, Niu Bang Zi and Lian Qiao, promotes the eruption of measles With Niu Bang Zi, for Wind-Heat manifesting as sores, rashes, dry throat and cough with yellow sputum.

Sm. Sojae Preparata Dan Dou Chi

Relieves the exterior.

With Niu Bang Zi and Lian Qiao, for Wind-Heat. With Bo He, Jing Jie and Niu Bang Zi, for early stage Wind-Heat with fever and headache.

Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye

Generates Fluids, alleviates thirst and clears Heat.

Hb. Schizonepetae Jing Jie

Relieves the exterior.

With Bo He, for Wind in the head. With Bo He, Jie Geng and Gan Cao, for acute cough associated with Wind. With Bo He, Jin Yin Hua and Lian Qiao, for External Wind-Heat with fever, headache and sore throat. With Bo He, Liang Qiao and Jie Geng, for Wind-Heat.

Rz. Phragmitis Lu Gen

Generates Fluids, alleviates thirst and clears Lung Heat.

Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao

Harmonizes, generates Fluids, alleviates thirst, moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm, stops cough and clears Heat.

With Jie Geng, for a sore throat in which the throat is not very red. With Jin Yin Hua, for damp rashes or acne. With Niu Bang Zi, strongly clears throat and Lungs to treat Wind-Heat Attacks the Lungs or Fire toxin flaring upwards.

Formula Actions
  • Disperses Wind-Heat
  • Cools Heat
  • Relieves toxicity
  • Wind-Heat Attacks the Lungs
  • Wen Bing - Wei Stage Wind-Heat
  • Dry Heat
  • Summer Heat with Dampness
  • Damp Heat
Clinical Manifestations
  • Dry cough
  • Sore, red, swollen throat
  • Slight thirst, with desire to drink cold liquids
  • Runny or blocked nose
  • Fever with little perspiration
  • Slight chills
  • Maybe high fever
  • Aversion to Wind
  • Headache
  • May be dyspnea with flared nostrils
  • T: Red tip
  • C: Thin and yellow or white
  • P: Superficial and rapid
  • Acute bronchitis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Common cold, initial-stage
  • Fever
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Cough
  • Influenza
  • Initial stage of measles
  • Initial stage of mumps (epidemic parotitis)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Acute tonsillitis
  • Acute endometritis
  • Early stage encephalitis B
  • Canker sores
  • Drug-induced dermatitis
  • Purulent otitis media
  • Epistaxis
  • Hordeolum
  • Acute laryngitis
  • Otitis media
  • Nausea/Vomiting
  • Myalgic encephalomyelitis
  • Perspiration
  • Dyspnea
  • Otorrhea
  • Pneumonia
  • Early stage Lung Abscess
  • Early stage meningitis
  • Herpes simplex
  • Epstein Barr (herpes type)
  • Mononucleosis
  • Chronic Functional Immune Deficiency Syndrome (CFIDS)
  • Allergies
  • Acute suppurative infection
  • Sinusitis
  • Viral myocarditis
  • Scarlet fever
  • Headache
  • Early stage cataracts
  • Early-stage conjunctivitis
  • Flat warts
  • Tinnitus
  • Deafness
  • Constipation
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Cervical lymphadenopathy
  • Puerperal fever
  • Toothache
  • Upper and middle back pain
  • This formula must be significantly modified to treat Damp-Heat.
  • Contraindicated for Wind-Cold.

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