English: Three Young Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Hb. Ephedrae Ma Huang 3-10g Induces sweating, releases the Exterior, disseminates and facilitates Lung Qi, calms wheezing and stops coughing.
With Xing Ren, for Wind-Cold cough and wheezing.
Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren 3-10g Stops cough and calms wheezing.
With Ma Huang and Gan Cao, for cough with profuse sputum, nasal obstruction and a hoarse voice.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 3-9g Moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm, stops
, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
  • Induces sweating
  • Releases the Exterior
  • Disseminates and facilitates Lung Qi
  • Calms wheezing
  • Stops coughing
  • Asthma due to early-stage Wind-Cold
  • Severe chills
  • Mild or no fever
  • Headache
  • Generalized discomfort
  • Stiff neck and shoulders
  • Body aches
  • Joint ache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Hiccups
  • Anhidrosis
  • Gasping
  • Stabbing joint pain
  • Itchy throat
  • Cough
  • Asthma
  • Aversion to Wind and Cold
  • Maybe low back pain
  • Maybe frozen shoulder
  • Maybe dyspnea
  • Maybe epistaxis (severe)
  • T: Normal
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Floating and tight