English: Cinnamon Twig Decoction plus Magnolia Bark and Apricot Kernel
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi 4-9g Releases the exterior, adjusts the Ying and Wei, warms the channels and collaterals to relieve pain, disperses Cold, unblocks Yang, transforms Qi and releases the muscle layer.
With Bai Shao, harmonizes the Ying and Wei and warms and tonifies the Middle Jiao.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 4-9g Astringes the Yin and adjusts the Ying and Wei.
Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang 3-9g Helps release the exterior, treats nausea and vomiting. strengthens the spreading and mobilizing actions of the other herbs and adjusts the Ying and Wei.
With Zhi Gan Cao, harmonizes and regulates the Spleen and Stomach.
With Da Zao, regulates disharmony between the Ying and Wei. and benefits the Middle Qi.
Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po 1-6g Descends Rebellious Qi, reduces Phlegm and calms wheezing.
With Xing Ren, strongly descends Qi, disperses Phlegm-Dampness and calms wheezing to treat cough and wheezing from Phlegm-Dampness leading to Lung Qi Stagnation.
With Xing Ren, Gui Zhi and Sheng Jiang, for cough and wheezing due to Wind-Cold.
Sm. Armeniacae  Xing Ren 4-9g Stops cough and calms wheezing.
Fr. Zizyphi Jujube Da Zao 3-12g Helps Bai Shao regulate the Ying and Wei.
With Gan Cao, tonifies and harmonizes the Middle Jiao .
Fried Rx. Glycyrrhizae Zhi Gan Cao 2-6 Resolves Phlegm, stops cough, clears Heat and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of the other herbs.
  • Releases Wind-Cold from the muscle layer
  • Regulates the Ying and Wei
  • Moves Qi
  • Stops cough and asthma
  • Wind-Cold Attacking the Exterior with Deficiency of Ying and Wei with cough and wheezing
  • Tai Yang Zhong Feng with cough and wheezing
  • Tai Yang Zhong Feng with pre-existing asthma
  • Improper treatment with purgatives which has failed to release the Exterior leaving slight cough and
  • Fever and chills unrelieved by sweating
  • Headache
  • Spontaneous perspiration 
  • Decreased body resistance
  • Aversion to Wind
  • Stiff neck
  • Nasal congestion
  • Dry heaves
  • Wheezing
  • Cough
  • Dyspnea
  • No thirst
  • T: Normal
  • C: White and moist
  • P: Floating and moderate or Floating and weak or slow
  • Contraindicated for those with Exterior Cold with interior Heat
  • Use caution during the summer or spells of hot weather.