HERB FORMULAS

English: Mulberry Leaf and Chrysanthemum Decoction
Also Known As: Morus and Chrysanthemum Combination
Decoction of Morus Leaf and Chrysanthemum
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Fol. Mori Sang Ye 6-12g Relieves Wind-Heat, clears Lung Heat and stops cough.
With Ju Hua, for cough and redness, swelling and pain of the eyes due to Wind-Heat.
With Ju Hua, Jie Geng and Xing Ren, for cough.
Flos Chrysanthemi Ju Hua 3-10g Relieves Wind-Heat from Upper Jiao, Liver and eyes.
Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao 4.5-15g Clears Heat, relieves toxicity and expels Wind-Heat.
Hb. Menthae Bo He 2.4-6g Disperses Wind-Heat, vents rashes, benefits the throat and clears the head and eyes.
With Ju Hua, for Wind-Heat headache.
Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng 3-10g Regulates Lung Qi, stops cough, expels Phlegm, benefits the throat and directs the actions of the formula to the upper body.
With Gan Cao, for hoarseness and throat swelling and pain due to Wind-Heat Attacks the Lungs.
Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren 6-10g Regulates Lung Qi and stops cough and wheezing.
With Sang Ye, for dry, non-productive cough due to Wind-Heat Attacks the Lungs.
Rz. Phragmitis Lu Gen 6-30g Clears Lung Heat, generates Fluids and vents rashes.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 1.5-6g Tonifies Qi, moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm, stops cough, clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity and harmonizes.
With Jie Geng, for throat soreness and swelling.
  • Disperses Wind Heat
  • Stops Cough
  • Clears the Lungs
  • Wind-Heat Attacks the Lungs (initial stage)
  • Wen Bing Wei Stage Dry Heat
  • Summer Heat with Damp
  • Damp Heat
  • Cough with thick, sticky, yellow sputum
  • Sore, red, swollen throat
  • Slight thirst, with desire to drink cold liquids
  • Runny or blocked nose with thick yellow discharge
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Maybe chest pain
  • Slight fever with perspiration
  • Slight chills
  • Eye pain
  • Photophobia
  • Aversion to Wind
  • Maybe dyspnea with flared nostrils
  • Headache
  • T: Red tip
  • C: Thin and yellow or white
  • P: Superficial and rapid
CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Contraindicated for those with an External Wind-Cold Invasion.
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
For cough with profuse difficult to expectorate Phlegm: For bloody sputum:
+ Rx. Rubiae
+ Per. Trichosanthis Gua Lou Pi + Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
+ Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii
+ Nodus Nelumbinis
For conjunctivitis due to Wind-Heat:
For Qi-Stage Heat and Dryness with cough and/or dyspnea:
- Pr. Armeniacae Xing Ren
- Rx. Platycodi
+ Gypsum
+ Sm. Cassiae (Cao) Jue Ming Zi + Rx. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ Sp. Prunellae Xia Ku Cao For severe Lung Heat:
+ Fr. Tribuli
+ Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
For Blood Heat:
+ Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu
- Rz. Phragmitis
For Ying-Stage Heat:
- Hb. Menthae Bo He + Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
+ Rx. Ophiopogonis
+ Cornu Rhinoceri Xi Jiao
+ Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
For severe thirst:
+ Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi + Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
+ Rz. Polygonati Odorati Yu Zhu
For dyspnea or slight wheezing:
For severe throat pain:
+ Gypsum Shi Gao
+ Fr. Lasiosphere /Calvatiae Ma Bo Rx. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ Fr. Arctii Niu Bang Zi
For cough with yellow sputum:
+ Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen + Fr. Trichosanthis Gua Lou
For pertussis:
+ Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
+ Powder of Natural Indigo and Cyclina
Dai Ge San
+ Rx. Houttuyniae Yu Xing Cao
Three-Unbinding Decoction
San Ao Tang
For rhinitis, allergic rhinitis and hay fever:
For coughing due to Wind-Heat:
+ 9g Fr. Xanthii Cang Er Zi
- Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao + 9g Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi
- Hb. Menthae Bo He
+ 10g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu + 6g Flos Magnoliae Xin Yin Hua
+ 10g Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu
For a cough due to Wind-Heat with Lung Heat:
- Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao
+ 10g Fr. Arctii Niu Bang Zi - Hb. Menthae Bo He
or
+ 10g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu
+ 10g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu + 10g Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu
+ 10g Fr. Arctii Niu Bang Zi
For coughing due to Wind-Heat with difficult to expectorate thick yellow sputum:
+ 10g Fr. Arctii Niu Bang Zi
+ Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
- Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao + Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao
- Hb. Menthae Bo He
For severe cough due to Wind-Heat:
+ 10g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu + 15g Hb. Houttuyniae Yu Xing Cao
+ 10g Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu + 9g Fried Fol. Eriobotryae Zhi Pi Pa Ye
For cough due to Wind-Heat with Excess Heat generating Yin Deficiency with dry mouth and throat:
+ 10g Fr. Arctii Niu Bang Zi
+ Sm. Benincasae Dong Gua Zi
+ Sm. Trichosanthis Gua Lou Ren - Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao
or
- Hb. Menthae Bo He
+ Per. Trichosanthis Gua Lou Pi + 10g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu
+ Sm. Benincasae Dong Gua Zi + 10g Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu
+ Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu
+ 10g Fr. Arctii Niu Bang Zi
For severe cough with yellow sputum due to Lung Heat:
+ Rx. Adenophorae Nan Sha Shen
+ Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
+ Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
For labored breathing or dyspnea with more Heat than Dryness in the Qi Level:
+ Cx. Mori Sang Bai Pi
For pediatric cough:
+ Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao
+ Hb. Ephedrae Ma Huang + Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang
For sore throat:
For pediatric cough with Lung Heat:
+ Rz. Belamcandae She Gan
+ Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao + Rx. Sophorae Tonkinensis Shan Dou Gen
+ Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
For pediatric cough with thirst:
+ Fr. Arctii Niu Bang Zi
+ Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
For more thirst:
+ Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen + Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
For severe pediatric cough:
+ Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ Rx. Stemonae Bai Bu
For eye disorders caused by Wind-Heat:
+ Rx. Asteris Zi Wan + Periostracum Cicadae Chan Tui
For pediatric cough with wheezing:
For eye disorders caused by Liver Heat:
+ Sm. Gingko Bai Guo + Sm. Cassiae Jue Ming Zi
+ Pheretima Di Long + Fr. Tribuli Bai Ji Li
For pediatric cough with Cold:
For pediatric cough with profuse Phlegm:
+ Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi + Bul. Fritillariae Cirrhosae Chuan Be Mu
For pediatric cough with redness and swelling of the throat:
+ Per. Trichosanthis Gua Lou Pi
For pediatric coughing with epistaxis:
+ Rz. Belamcandae She Gan + Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
+ Fr. Arctii Niu Bang Zi + Hb. Agrimoniae Xian He Cao
For pediatric cough with anorexia:
For epistaxis:
+ Charred Fr. Crataegi Chao Shan Zha + Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye
+ Charred Fr. Hordei Germinatus Chao Mai Ya + Hb. Agrimoniae Xian He Cao
For epistaxis with constipation:
+ Charred Massa Medicata Fermentata Chao Shen Qu + Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye
+ Hb. Agrimoniae Xian He Cao
For viscous yellow sputum:
+ Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang
+ Per. Trichosanthis Gua Lou Pi For blood-streaked sputum:
+ Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu
+ Cx. Moutan
+ Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
For sore throat:
+ Nodus Nelumbinis
+ Fr. Lasiosphere /Calvatiae Ma Bo
For Wind-Heat attacking the eyes:
+ Sm. Cassiae Jue Ming Zi
+ Fr. Arctii Niu Bang Zi + Sp. Prunellae Xia Ku Cao
For cough with severe Wind-Heat:
+ Fr. Tribuli
+ 9g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
For cough with sore throat:
+ 9g Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ 9g Rz. Belamcandae
+ 12g Fr. Trichosanthis Gua Lou
For cough with epistaxis, mild hemoptysis or Blood-streaked mucus:
For cough due to Summerheat:
+ 12g Hb. Agastaches Huo Xiang
+ 18g Rz. Imperatae
+ 9g Hb. Eupatorii Pei Lan
+ 9g Nodus Nelumbinis Rhizomatis
+ 9g Hb. Moslae Xiang Ru
For epistaxis:
For epistaxis due to severe Wind-Heat:
+ 18g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen + 18g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
+ 12g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi + 12g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi
+ 12g Charred Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi Tan + 12g Charred Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi Tan
For epistaxis with severe thirst:
+ 10g Hb. Schizonepetae Jing Jie
+ 18g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
+ 12g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi + 10g Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng
+ 12g Charred Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi Tan
+ 12g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
For epistaxis with a severe cough:
+ 12g Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong + 18g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
For epistaxis with a severe sore throat:
+ 12g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi
+ 18g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen + 12g Charred Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi Tan
+ 12g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi
+ 12g Charred Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi Tan + 9g Bul., Fritillariae Cirrhosae Chuan Bei Mu
+ 18g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen + 12g Sm. Benincasae Dong Gua Ren
+ 3g Lasiosphere/ Calvatia Ma Bo + 12g Sm. Trichosanthis Gua Lou Ren
For epistaxis with constipation:
For cough:
+ 18g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
+ 9g Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu + 12g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi
+ 12g Charred Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi Tan
+ 9g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu
For a severe cough:
+ 6-9g Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang
+ 9g Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu + 9g Sm. Trichosanthis Gua Lou Ren
For cough with severe aversion to Wind or Cold:
+ 9g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu + 9g Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu
+ 9g Fol. Eriobotryae Pi Pa Ye
+ 9g Fr. Arctii Niu Bang Zi + 9g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu
For a cough with a severe fever:
+ 6g Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng
+ 9g Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu + 6g Hb. Schizonepetae Jing Jie
For a cough with thirst:
+ 9g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu + 9g Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu
+ 15g Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ 9g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu
+ 6g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin + 9g Rz. Polygonati Odorati Yu Zhu
For a cough with a sore throat:
+ 9g Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu + 9g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
For a cough with difficult-to-expectorate Phlegm:
+ 9g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu
+ 9g Fr. Arctii Niu Bang Zi + 9g Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu
+ 3g Lasiosphere/ Calvatia Ma Bo
+ 9g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu
+ 9g Rx. Isatidis Ban Lan Gen + 9g Per. Trichosanthis Guan Lou Pi
For a severe cough with hemoptysis, bloody Phlegm or epistaxis:
+ 9g Sm. Benincasae Dong Gui Zi
For acute asthma, bronchitis, upper respiratory tract infection, pneumonia and pertussis:
+ 9g Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu
+ 12g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua
+ 9g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu + 9g Rx. Isatidis Ban Lan Gen
+ 9g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen + 9g Cx. Mori Sang Bai Pi
+ 9g Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye + 6g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
For acute asthma, bronchitis, upper respiratory tract infection, pneumonia and pertussis with a sore throat:
For acute asthma, bronchitis, upper respiratory tract infection, pneumonia and pertussis with a epistaxis, hemoptysis or Blood-streaked Phlegm:
+ 12g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua + 12g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua
+ 9g Rx. Isatidis Ban Lan Gen + 9g Rx. Isatidis Ban Lan Gen
+ 9g Cx. Mori Sang Bai Pi + 9g Cx. Mori Sang Bai Pi
+ 6g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin + 6g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
+ 9g Rz. Belamcandae She Gan + 12g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
For acute asthma, bronchitis, upper respiratory tract infection, pneumonia and pertussis with constipation:
+ 12g Nodus Nelumbo Rhizomatis Ou Jie
+ 12g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua For hoarseness:
+ 9g Rx. Isatidis Ban Lan Gen + Sm. Oroxyli Mu Hu Die
+ 9g Cx. Mori Sang Bai Pi + Sm. Sterculiae Lychnophorae Pang Da Hai
+ 6g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
+ 3g Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang For headache:
For headache with pain at the nape of the neck or occiput:
- Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren
+ 9g Fr Viticis Man Jing Zi
- Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren + 6g Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can
+ 9g Fr Viticis Man Jing Zi
+ 6g Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can
For headache with pain at the vertex:
- Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren
+ 9g Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen + 9g Fr Viticis Man Jing Zi
For headache with pain at the temples:
+ 6g Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can
- Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren
+ 9g Fr Viticis Man Jing Zi + 9g Rx. et Rz. Ligustici Gao Ben
+ 6g Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can
For headache with severe fever:
- Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren
+ 9g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu + 9g Fr Viticis Man Jing Zi
For headache with severe constipation with abdominal pain:
+ 6g Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can
- Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren + 15g Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao
+ 9g Fr Viticis Man Jing Zi + 6g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
+ 6g Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can
For headache with severe thirst with a red tongue and scant coat:
+ 6g Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang - Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren
+ 9g Natrii Sulfas Mang Xiao + 9g Fr Viticis Man Jing Zi
For headache with a cough:
+ 6g Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can
+ 9g Fr Viticis Man Jing Zi
+ 6g Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can + 6g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
+ 9g Rz. Polygonati Yu Zhu
For a cough with a pronounced fever and a dry mouth:
+ 6g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
For a cough with wheezing and a sore throat:
+ 10g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin + 5g Rz. Belamcandae She Gan
+ 10g Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
For a cough with a pronounced sore throat:
+ 15g Fol. Isatidis Da Qing Ye
For a cough with profuse sputum:
+9g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
+ 9g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu
For a cough with difficult to expectorate sputum:
+ 9g Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu + 15g Fr Trichosanthis Gua Lou
+ 15g Sm. Benincasae Dong Gua Zi
For a cough with severe thirst:
For a cough with Blood-flecked sputum:
+ 18g Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao + 15g Rx. Rubiae Qian Cao Gen
+ 15g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen + 15g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
For a cough with Dampness:
+ 15g Charred Nodus Nelumbinis Rhizomatis Ou Jie Tan
+ 10g Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
For spontaneous perspiration:
+ 15g Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren + 9g Hb. Schizonepetae Jing Jie
For spontaneous perspiration with a sore throat:
For spontaneous perspiration with coughing:
+ 9g Hb. Schizonepetae Jing Jie + 9g Hb. Schizonepetae Jing Jie
+ 9g Fr. Arctii Niu Bang Zi + 9g Fol. Eriobotryae Pi Pa Ye
+ 9g Rx. Isatidis Ban Lan Gen + 9g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu
For spontaneous perspiration with severe thirst:
For spontaneous perspiration with a severe aversion to Wind and Cold:
+ 9g Hb. Schizonepetae Jing Jie
+ 9g Rz. Polygonati Odorati Yu Zhu + 9g Hb. Schizonepetae Jing Jie
+ 9g Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng
+ 9g Fr. Viticis Man Jing Zi
For spontaneous perspiration with a high fever:
For a pronounced cough:
+ 9g Hb. Schizonepetae Jing Jie
+ Fr.r. Trichosanthis Gua Lou + 15g Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii
+ 6g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin