English: Quiet the Cough Pill
Also Known As: Fritillaria and Platycodon Formula
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Fr. Perillae Zi Su Zi 60g Stops cough, calms wheezing, descends Qi and dissolves Phlegm.
With Xing Ren, for cough and wheezing with constipation.
Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren 45g Stops cough and calms wheezing.
With Chuan Bei Mu, for wheezing and cough from externally contracted Lung disorders.
Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng 60g Opens the Lungs, spreads Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, benefits the throat and opens and raises Lung Qi, directing the effects of other herbs to the upper body.
With Zhi Ban Xia, for cough due to Wind-Cold Invasion or long-standing Phlegm-Dampness.
Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia 60g Dries Dampness, transforms Phlegm and descends Rebellious Qi.
With Fu Ling, expels Phlegm and stops cough.
Bul Fritillariae Cirrhosae Chuan Bei Mu 60g Clears Heat, transforms Phlegm, stops cough and nourishes and moistens the Lung.
With Xing Ren, Zi Su Zi and Jie Geng, for Wind-Cold cough.
Exocarpium Citri Reticulatae Ju Hong 30g Dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm for Phlegm-Damp coughs.
With Zhi Ban Xia, for a stifling sensation in the chest and cough with excessive white, viscous sputum due to Phlegm-Damp Obstruction.
With Zhi Ban Xia and Fu Ling , for cough due to accumulation of Dampness and Phlegm
Hb. Menthae Haplocalycis Bo He 45g Disperses Wind-Heat, cools and clears the head and eyes and benefits the throat.
Poria Fu Ling 60g Strengthens the Spleen and transforms Phlegm.
Fr. Oryzae Germinatus Gu Ya 30g Reduces Food Stagnation, promotes digestion, strengthens and opens the Stomach and harmonizes the Center.
Cx. Mori Sang Bai Pi 45g Drains Heat from the Lungs, stops cough and calms wheezing.
Caulis Dendrobii Shi Hu 60g Nourishes Yin, clears Heat and generates fluids.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao 15g Moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm, stops cough, clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
With Jie Geng, for pain and swelling of the throat.
  • Clears the Lungs
  • Disperses Stagnation
  • Dissolves Phlegm
  • Relieves cough
  • Wind-Heat cough
  • Phlegm Heat
  • Dryness in Lung
  • Nasal congestion
  • Nasal discharge
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Cough with sputum
  • Difficult to expectorate yellow sputum
  • Cough worse when lying down or waking
  • Dry and sore throat
  • Wheezing
  • Dyspnea
  • Sneezing
  • Aversion to Wind
  • T: Red
  • C: Little
  • P: Rapid, thready and strong
  • Contraindicated for those with cough due to Yin Deficiency
For cough caused by the common cold and influenza: For cough caused by Lung Heat:
+ Drain the White Powder
Xie Bai San
+ Canopy Powder
Hua Gai San
For cough caused by Phlegm:
For a dry throat and thirst:
+ Two-Cured Decoction
Er Chen Tang
+ Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong
+ Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi