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Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Ephedrae Ma Huang 3-10g Disseminates and facilitates Lung Qi, calms wheezing, stops coughing, promotes urination, reduces edema and arms and disperses Cold pathogens.
With Xing Ren, for Wind-Cold coughing and wheezing.
Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao 15-60g Clears Excess Heat from the Lungs.
With Ma Huang, for coughing from Heat Obstructing the Lungs with wheezing, flaring of the nostrils and fever.
With Ma Huang Xing Ren and Gan Cao, for Lung Heat with coughing and asthma.
Cx. Mori Sang Bi Pi 6-18g Drains Heat from the Lungs, stops coughing and calms wheezing.
With Di Gu Pi and Gan Cao, for a cough with thick sputum, fever, irritability and thirst due to Phlegm-Heat Obstructing the Lungs.
With Ting Li Zi, for wheezing from water and thin mucus retained in the Lungs.
Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi 6-15g Cools the Blood, drains Yin Deficiency Fire and clears and drains Heat in the Lung.
With Sang Bai Pi, for Lung Heat coughing or wheezing.
With Sang Bai Pi and Zhi Gan Cao, for Lung Heat with dyspnea or hemoptysis.
Per. Trichosanthis Gua Lou Pi 6-30g Clears the Lungs, transforms Hot Phlegm, regulates Qi and expands chest.
Rz. Belamcandae She Gan 3-10g Clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity, improves the throat, transforms Phlegm, clears the Lungs and eliminates wheezing.
Sm. Lepidii/Descuraniae Ting Li Zi 3-10g Drains the Lungs, reduces Phlegm and calms wheezing.
Pheretima Di Long 4-15g Clears Heat and calms wheezing.
Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren 3-10g Stops coughing and calms wheezing.
With Ma Huang, for coughing and wheezing due to Excess.
Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi 3-9g Tonifies Qi, astringes the leakage of Lung Qi and stops coughing.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 3-9g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm, stops coughing, clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity, stops spasms, alleviates pain, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
With Ma Huang and Xing Ren, for coughing or wheezing due to Wind-Cold Attacks the Lungs.
With Shi Gao and Xing Ren, for coughing due to Lung Heat.
  • Clears Lung Heat
  • Dissolves Phlegm
  • Relieves asthma
  • Lung Heat
  • Choking sensation
  • Coughing spells
  • Intercostal distention
  • Wheezing
  • Crackling or moist rales
  • Copious sputum that is thick and difficult to expectorate
  • Sputum is usually yellow but may be white in some cases where Heat is not as prominent
  • It is common for patients to raise their shoulders to help breathing
  • A roaring sound in the throat
  • Fever
  • Irritability
  • Perspiration
  • Headache
  • Thirst with desire to drink
  • Flushed face
  • Possible fever with aversion to cold
  • T: Red
  • C: Yellow and greasy
  • P: Superficial rapid or wiry