English: Moisten the Lung Pill
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Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Fr. Chebulae He Zi 3-10g Astringes and descends Lung Qi, stops cough and improves the condition of the throat.
With Gan Cao, for a hoarse voice.
Galla Chinensis Wu Bei Zi 1.5-7g Astringes Lung Qi, stops cough and cools Deficiency Fire.
With Wu Wei Zi, for cough at dusk due to Yin Deficiency Fire Blazing upward and irritating the Lungs.
Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi 1.5-9g Astringes Lung Qi, stops cough, astringes sweat, generates fluids, tonifies the Kidneys and astringes Jing.
Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin 3-18g Clears Heat, dries Dampness, drains Fire, detoxifies, cools the Blood and stops bleeding.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 1.5-14g Moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm, stops cough, clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
Mel Feng Mi 15-30g Nourishes the Lung and stops cough.
  • Moistens and nourishes the Lung Yin
  • Restrains Fire
  • Supports the voice
  • Lung and Kidney Yin Deficiencies
  • A hoarse voice which is sometimes more mild then severe
  • The voice is low and talking can be accomplished with great effort only
  • It is difficult to speak for a long time
  • The condition is aggravated with fatigue or excessive speaking
  • After rest, the hoarse voice may improve
  • Mild soreness of the laryngeal area which is dry and uncomfortable
  • Often the habit of clearing one's throat is noted
  • The larynx and the vocal cords are mildly red, slightly swollen and the borders are dull
  • Dry cough with scanty sputum
  • Often there is a sticky exudate
  • Opening and closing of the glottis is impeded or incomplete
  • Weak and soft lower back and knees
  • Restlessness
  • Insomnia
  • Thirst
  • Dry throat
  • Dry itch
  • Malar flush in the afternoon
  • T: Red
  • C: Scanty
  • P: Thready and rapid