|English:||Forsythia and Mint Decoction|
|Also Known As:|
|Hb. Mentha Haplocalycis||Bo He||5g||Disperses Wind-Heat, cools and clears the head and eyes and benefits the throat|
|Fr. Forsythiae||Lian Qiao||10g||Clears Heat, especially in the Upper Jiao and relieves toxicity.|
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Gan Cao||3g||Moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm, stops coughing, clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
With Jie Geng, for pain and swelling of the throat.
|Sm. Sesame Nigri||Hei Zhi Ma||12g||Nourishes and fortifies Liver and Kidney Yin and moistens and lubricates the Intestines and Lungs.|
|Rx. Platycodi||Jie Geng||6g||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 Gan Cao, disseminates Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, resolves toxicity and expels pus for productive coughing with hoarseness, pain and swelling of the throat due to Wind-Heat.
|Testa Glycinis||Lu Dou Yi||5g||Enriches Kidney Yin, reduces Deficiency fever, stops night sweats, clears Heat and relieves toxicity.|
- Mildly clears Heat
- Expels pathogenic factors
- Moistens Dryness
- Perverse Dryness Attacks the Lungs
|For a stronger Heat-dispersing action:||For tinnitus:|
|+ Fol. Mori||Sang Ye||+ Cornu Saigae Tataricae||Ling Yang Jiao|
|+ Periostracum Cicadae||Chan Tui|
|For red eyes:||+ Fol Ilicis||Ku Ding Cha|
|+ Flos Chrysanthemi||Ju Hua||+ Spica Prunellae||Xia Ku Cao|
|+ Fol Ilicis||Ku Ding Cha||For a sore throat:|
|+ Spica Prunellae||Xia Ku Cao||+ Fr. Arctii||Niu Bang Zi|
|For swollen gums:||+ Rz. Belamcandae||She Gan|
|+ Gypsum Fibrosum||Shi Gao||+ Rx. Scrophulariae||Xuan Shen|
|+ Cx. Lycii||Di Gu Pi|