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Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Hb. Schizonepetae Jing Jie 12g Releases the Exterior, expels Wind, vents rashes and relieves itching.
With Bo He, vents rashes and alleviates itching.
With Fang Feng, for pruritic itching and initial-stage boils.
With Dang Gui and Chuan Xiong, for itching from Wind due to Blood Deficiency.
Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng 9g Releases the Exterior and expels External Wind.
With Lian Qiao, Huang Qin, Jing Jie and Bo He, for Wind-Heat.
With Bo He, Lian Qiao, Huang Qin and Huang Lian, for acne due to Wind-Heat Attacking the upper body.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 6g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
Sm. Platycladi Bai Zi Ren 4g Nourishes the Heart, calms the Spirit and astringes Yin Deficiency sweat.
Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng 9g Opens the Lungs, spreads Lung Qi, expels Phlegm and pus 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 Lung abscess with expectoration of pus, pain in the chest and flanks and Excess disorders in the Upper Jiao with no disorder in the Lower Jiao.
Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian 6g Drains and resolves Fire toxicity and drains Stomach Fire.
With Huang Qin and Zhi Zi, for Fire toxin in the three burners.
Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke 9g Promotes the movement of Qi.
With Jie Geng, regulates the flow of Qi in the chest and aids in the transformation of Phlegm.
Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin 6g Drains Fire, cools the Blood and detoxifies.
With Huang Lian, drains pathogenic Heat from the Upper and Middle Jiaos.
With Zhi Zi, powerfully clears and drains lurking Heat from the Lungs.
Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi 9g Clears Heat, reduces Fire, eliminates irritability, cools the Blood and relieves toxicity.
With Mu Dan Pi, resolves Qi Level Stagnation leading to Heat and Heat in the Blood.
With Huang Lian, Huang Qin and Lian Qiao, for boils and carbuncles.
Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao 9g Clears Heat (especially in the Upper Jiao), relieves toxicity, reduces abscesses and dissipates clumps clears Blood Heat.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 9g 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.
Hb. Menthae Haplocalycis Bo He 3g Disperses Wind-Heat and vents rashes.
With Jing Jie and Lian Qiao, for Wind-Heat.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 6g Clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
  • Eliminate Wind
  • Cleat Heat
  • Activate the Blood
  • Lung and Stomach Heat
  • Papular and slightly itchy whiteheads and blackheads
  • Most common around the mouth, chest and upper back or
  • Most common on the forehead and adjacent to the nose
  • The face is prone to oiliness
  • Red swelling or erosion in the nostrils
  • Dryness with burning pain in the nose
  • Possible epistaxis
  • Dry mouth and throat
  • Thirst with a desire for cold drinks
  • Swift digestion with rapid hungering
  • Acid regurgitation
  • Bad breath
  • Sore throat
  • Chest pain
  • Headache
  • General malaise
  • Restlessness
  • Clamoring Stomach
  • Constipation with dry stools
  • Short voiding of dark urine
  • T: Red
  • C: Yellow and sticky or Thin and yellow
  • P: Slippery and rapid or Deep, slippery and forceful or Wiry or Rapid or Floating and rapid or Floating and slippery