English: Clear the Lung and Relieve Toxicity Decoction
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Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 6-14g Moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm, stops cough, clears Heat and relieves Fire toxicity.
With Jie Geng, for pain and swelling of the throat.
Fol. Isatidis Da Qing Ye 9-30g Clears Heat and resolves Fire toxicity.
Rx. Isatidis Ban Lan Gen 9-30g Drains Heat, relieves Fire toxicity, cools the Blood and benefits the throat.
Rx. Lithospermi/ Arnebiae Zi Cao 3-20g Clears Heat, cools the Blood, invigorates Blood circulation, relieves Fire toxins and encourages rashes.
With Da Qing Ye, for dense purpuric rash associated with severe Fire toxin.
Rx. Stemonae Bai Bu 3-12g Moistens the Lungs and stops cough.
Rz. Dryopteris Guan Zhong 4.5-16g Clears Heat and relives Fire toxicity.
Rx. Artemisiae Yin Chen Hao 9-30g Clears and releases Dampness in the the Exterior.
Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng 3-10g Opens the Lungs, spreads Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, benefits the throat, expels pus 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 cough with hoarseness, pain and swelling of the throat due to Wind-Heat and Lung abscess with expectoration of pus and pain in the chest and flanks.
  • Clears Heat in Lungs
  • Lung Heat
  • High fever
  • No chills
  • Aversion to Heat
  • Cough
  • Asthma
  • Restlessness
  • Thirst
  • Dark yellow urine
  • Dyspnea
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Phlegm (thick yellow)
  • T: Red
  • C: Thick yellow, maybe dry and sticky
  • P: Rapid, maybe slippery, maybe forceful