|English:||Modified Arctium, Licorice and Platycodon Decoction|
|Also Known As:|
|Fr. Arctii||3-9g|| Disperses Wind-Heat, benefits
the throat and relieves toxicity.
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.
With Jin Yin Hua, Bo He, Lian Qiao and Jie Geng, for Sore throat caused by a febrile disorder or Wind-Heat.
|Rx. Platycodi||Jie Geng||3-9g|| 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
With Gan Cao, for Excess disorders in the Upper Jiao with no disorder in the Lower Jiao.
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Gan Cao||2-12g||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.
With Niu Bang Zi, strongly clears the throat and Lungs to treat Wind-Heat attacks the Lungs or Fire toxin flaring upwards.
|Flos Lonicerae||Jin Yin Hua||9-15g|| Clears Heat, resolves Fire
toxicity and vents and disperses External Wind-Heat.
With Lian Qiao, for various Heat disorders (Exterior, Interior Qi, Blood).
With Lian Qiao, Jie Geng and Niu Bang Zi, for pain and swelling of the throat.
With Gan Cao, for toxic swellings and sores.
|Fr. Forsythiae||Lian Qiao||6-15g||Clears Heat, especially in the
Upper Jiao, relieves toxicity, reduces
abscesses and dissipates clumps.
With Niu Bang Zi and Bo He, for Wei Stage Heat.
With Jin Yin Hua, for initial stage Wind-Heat.
With Shan Dou Gen, Jie geng and Gan Cao, for throat Bi and lumps and nodules.
|Rx. Sophorae Tonkinensis||Shan Dou Gen||3-9g|| Clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity
and improves the throat.
With Niu Bang Zi, and Jie Geng, for pain and swelling of the throat.
|Rz. Phragmitis||Lu Gen||15-30g||Clears Heat and irritability from the Lungs and Stomach and generates fluids.|
|Hb. Menthae Haplocalycis||Bo He||1.5-6g|| Disperses Wind-Heat and cools
and clears the head and eyes and benefits the throat
With Niu Bang Zi, for sores, dry throat, cough with yellow sputum, incomplete expression of measles or pruritic rash due to Wind-Heat.
- Releases the Exterior
- Clears Heat
- Regulates the throat
- Initial Stage Wind-Heat Attacks the Lungs
|For predominance of Cold-Damp with anhidrosis:||For a parched throat and dry mouth:|
+ Rx. Trichosanthis
|+ Sm. Sojae Preparatum||Dan Dou Chi||+ More Rz. Phragmitis||Lu Gen|
|+ Hb. Schizonepetae||Jing Jie||
For evident swelling and redness of the tonsils:
+ Cattle Gallstone Pill for Detoxification
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