HERB FORMULAS

English: Forsythia Powder to Overcome Pathogenic Influences
Also Known As: Forsythia Detox Formula
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao 9g Clears Heat (especially in the Upper Jiao), relieves toxicity, reduces abscesses, dissipates clumps and clears Blood Heat.
With Niu Bang Zi and Bo He, for Wei Stage Heat.
Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi 9g Clears Heat, reduces Fire, eliminates irritability, Drains damp-Heat, cools the Blood, relieves toxicity, reduces swelling and activates the Blood.
With Lian Qiao, for Heat entering the Pericardium.
Rz. et Rx. Notopterygii Qiang Huo 8g Expels Wind-Cold-Dampnes and guides Qi to the Tai Yang and Du channels.
With Chuan Xiong, for headache and generalized body aches and pains associated with the common cold.
Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen 12g Clears Heat, cools the Blood, nourishes Yin, softens hardness, dissipates nodules, drains Fire and relieves toxicity.
With Niu Bang Zi, Jie Geng and Bo He, for pain and swelling of the throat and purpuric rashes due to Wind-Heat.
With Fang Feng, for pain due to External Wind-Dampness.
With Jie Geng, for skin conditions.
Hb. Menthae Haplocalycis Bo He 5g Disperses Wind-Heat, cools and clears the head and eyes, benefits the throat and vents rashes.
Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng 5g Releases the Exterior, expels External Wind, expels Wind-Dampness and alleviates pain.
With Bo He and Lian Qiao, for Wind-Heat.
With Qiang Huo, for Wind-Dampness.
Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu 6g Disperses Wind-Heat and resolves Phlegm and congestion.
Rx. Platycodonis Jie Geng 5g Opens the Lungs, spreads Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, benefits the throat, expels pus and raises Lung Qi, directing the effects of other herbs to the upper body.
Rz. Cimicifugae Sheng Ma 5g Releases the exterior, vents measles, clears Heat and relieves toxicity.
With Chai Hu, for continuous fever, headache and sore throat from Wind-Heat patterns constrained in the muscle layer and erysipelas of the head and face and swelling and pain due to Fire toxin.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 6g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 8g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, reduces swelling, expels pus, generates flesh and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis.
Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin 9g Clears Heat, dries Dampness, drains Fire, cools the Blood and detoxifies.
With Chai Hu, for Heat in the Shao Yang with alternating chills and fever and nausea.
With Zhi Zi, powerfully clears and drains lurking Heat from the Lungs with fever, fullness in the chest, cough with yellow sputum and epistaxis or hematemesis and sores due to Heat toxin.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 10g Nourishes the Blood, astringes Yin, adjusts the Ying and Wei, calms Liver Yang and Liver Wind and alleviates pain.
With Dang Gui, nourishes Yin and Blood.
Fr. Arctii Niu Bang Zi 6g Disperses Wind-Heat, benefits the throat, relieves toxicity and vents rashes.
With Bo He, for sores due to Wind-Heat, dry throat, cough with yellow sputum and incomplete expression of measles or pruritic rash.
With Jie Geng and Bo He, for throat inflammation and productive cough due to Wind-Heat.
With Lian Qiao, unblocks and drains Heat toxin, disperses clumps and swellings for sore, swollen throat, swellings like mumps, boils and other Heat toxin lesions and ulcerations and abscesses of the tongue and mouth.
(Flos Carthami) (Hong Hua) (6g) (Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, opens the channels and alleviates pain. Decoct first.)
  • Release Wind-Heat
  • Clear Heat
  • Eliminate toxins
  • Wind-Heat Toxins
  • Mumps
  • Parotitis
CONTRAINDICATIONS
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
For thirst: For facial swelling:
+ Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen + Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi
For swelling of the neck:
+ Rx. Clematidis Wei Ling Xian
For constipation due to Excess:
For Qi Deficiency:
+ Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang
+ Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen + Squama Manitis Chuan Shan Jia