HERB FORMULAS

English: Glehnia and Ophiopogonis Decoction
Also Known As: Adenophora and Ophiopogon Combination
Decoction of Glehnia/Adenophora and Ophiopogonis
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Rx. Adenophorae/ Glehniae Sha Shen 6-20g Moistens the Lungs, stops cough, nourishes the Stomach, generates Fluids and clears Heat.
With Yu Zhu and Mai Men Dong, for symptoms of Stomach and Lung Yin Deficiency.
With Mai Men Dong and Sang Ye, for chronic cough due to Lung Yin Deficiency and thirst and dryness due to Stomach Yin Deficiency.
Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong 6-15g Moistens the Lungs, stops cough, nourishes Stomach Yin, generates Fluids and moistens the Intestines.
Whit Sha Shen and Yu Zhu, for insufficient Stomach Yin from Yang Ming Stage or Qi Level disease with profuse sweating, especially if purging was used.
Rz. Polygonati Odorati Yu Zhu 6-10g Nourishes Yin and moistens the Lungs and Stomach.
Fol. Mori Sang Ye 4.5-9g Clears Heat from the Lungs, stops cough and moistens Dryness.
Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen 4.5-12g Generates Fluids, clears and drains Lung Heat, moistens Lung Dryness and generates Fluids.
Sm. Lablab Album Bai Bian Dou 4.5-15g Harmonizes the Middle.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 3-10g Moistens the Lungs, clears Heat, stops cough and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
  • Clears and Nourishes the Lungs and Stomach
  • Generates Fluids
  • Moistens Dryness
  • Stomach and Lung Yin Deficiency
  • Dryness Injuring the Lungs and Stomach
  • Atrophy disorder (Wei Syndrome) due to Lung Heat with Fluid Deficiency
  • Dry throat
  • Thirst
  • Hacking cough with scanty sputum
  • Low grade fever
  • Night sweats
  • Epigastric pain
  • T: Red
  • C: Little, maybe dry
  • P: Thready and rapid
CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Contraindicated for those with Heat Excess Damaging the Body Fluids.
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
For chronic tonsillitis: For sore and swollen tonsils with pus discharge:
- Fol. Mori Sang Ye - Fol. Mori Sang Ye
- Sm. Dolichorus Bai Bian Dou - Sm. Dolichorus Bai Bian Dou
+ Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ Cool Rz. Pinelliae Qing Ban Xia + Cool Rz. Pinelliae Qing Ban Xia
+ Bul. Fritillariae Cirrhosae Chuan Bei Mu + Bul. Fritillariae Cirrhosae Chuan Bei Mu
+ Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng + Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ Fr. Lasiosphere/ Calvatia Ma Bo + Fr. Lasiosphere/ Calvatia Ma Bo
For copious Phlegm:
+ Rx. Sophorae Shan Dou Gen
- Fol. Mori Sang Ye + Rx. Tinosporae Jin Guo Lan
- Sm. Dolichorus Bai Bian Dou
For persistent low grade fever:
+ Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang - Fol. Mori Sang Ye
+ Cool Rz. Pinelliae Qing Ban Xia - Sm. Dolichorus Bai Bian Dou
+ Bul. Fritillariae Cirrhosae Chuan Bei Mu + Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng + Cool Rz. Pinelliae Qing Ban Xia
+ Fr. Lasiosphere/ Calvatia Ma Bo + Bul. Fritillariae Cirrhosae Chuan Bei Mu
+ Fr. Trichosanthis Gua Lou + Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ Sm. Sterculae Pang Da Hai + Fr. Lasiosphere/ Calvatia Ma Bo
For chronic fever and cough:
+ Rx. Stellariae Yin Chai Hu
+ Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi + Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
For pronounced cough as a chief presenting symptom:
For Blood-streaked sputum:
+ Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Be Mu + Hb. Agrimoniae` Xian He Cao
+ Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren + Rz. Bletillae Bai Ji
For constipation with dry stools:
+ Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
+ Fr. Trichosanthis Gua Lou
For pronounced thirst:
+ Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren + Succus Pyri Li Pi
For dry coughing with scanty sputum:
For chronic cough due to Heat:
+ Bul. Fritillariae Cirrhosae Chuan Bei Mu + Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
+ Fr. Trichosanthis Gua Lou + Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
For consumption:
For hemoptysis due to Lung and Kidney Yin Deficiencies with Fire Flaring:
+ Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen + Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye
+ Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
For epigastric pain:
For Lung cancer:
- Fol. Mori Sang Ye + 10% solution Fr. Bruceae Ya Dan Zi
- Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
- Sm. Lablab Album Bai Bian Dou
For a dry cough with Exterior conditions:
+ 15g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu + Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen
+ 10g Bul. Lilii Bai He + Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi
+ 15g Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao
+ 15g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao
+ Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu
For a severe dry cough:
+ Rx. Isatidis Ban Lan Gen
+ Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren
For pediatric cough and wheezing:
+ Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu + Pheretima Di Long
+ Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ Bul. Fritillariae Cirrhosae Chuan Bei Mu + Fol. Eriobotryae Pi Pa Ye
For pediatric cough and wheezing with fever:
+ Hb. Houttuyniae Yu Xing Cao + Pheretima Di Long
For pediatric cough and severe wheezing:
+ Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ Pheretima Di Long + Fol. Eriobotryae Pi Pa Ye
+ Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng + Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
+ Fol. Eriobotryae Pi Pa Ye + Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao
+ Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren
For chronic cough due to Qi and Yin Deficiency:
+ Hb. Ephedrae Ma Huang - Rx. Polygoni Odorati Yu Zhu
For chronic cough due to Qi and Yin Deficiency with persistent low-grade fever:
- Fol Mori Sang Ye
- Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
- Rx. Polygoni Odorati Yu Zhu - Sm. Lablab Album Bai Bian Dou
- Fol Mori Sang Ye + 15g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
- Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen + 15g Dry-fried Sm. Coicis Chao Yi Ren
- Sm. Lablab Album Bai Bian Dou
+ 15g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + 15g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ 15g Dry-fried Sm. Coicis Chao Yi Ren + 15g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua
+ 12g Rx. Pseudostellariae Tai Zi Shen
+ 15g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ 15g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua + 24g Cx. Albizziae He Huan Pi
+ 12g Rx. Pseudostellariae Tai Zi Shen + 9g powdered Rx. Bletillae Bai Ji Fen
+ 24g Cx. Albizziae He Huan Pi + 9g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ 9g powdered Rx. Bletillae Bai Ji Fen + 15g Hb. Houttuyniae Yu Xing Cao
For chronic cough due to Qi and Yin Deficiency with more Qi Deficiency symptoms :
+ 9g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ 15g Hb. Houttuyniae Yu Xing Cao - Rx. Polygoni Odorati Yu Zhu
+ 9g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi - Fol Mori Sang Ye
+ 15g Concha Ostreae Mu Li - Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
+ 15g Hb. Artemisiae Annuae Qing Hao - Sm. Lablab Album Bai Bian Dou
+ 15g Dry-fried Sm. Coicis Chao Yi Ren
For chronic cough due to Qi and Yin Deficiency with drenching night sweats:
+ 15g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
- Rx. Polygoni Odorati Yu Zhu + 15g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua
- Fol Mori Sang Ye + 12g Rx. Pseudostellariae Tai Zi Shen
- Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
- Sm. Lablab Album Bai Bian Dou + 24g Cx. Albizziae He Huan Pi
+ 15g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + 9g powdered Rx. Bletillae Bai Ji Fen
+ 15g Dry-fried Sm. Coicis Chao Yi Ren
+ 9g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ 15g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi + 15g Hb. Houttuyniae Yu Xing Cao
+ 15g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua + 15g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
+ 12g Rx. Pseudostellariae Tai Zi Shen + 9g Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
+ 24g Cx. Albizziae He Huan Pi + 15g Poria Fu Ling
+ 9g powdered Rx. Bletillae Bai Ji Fen
For persistent chronic cough due to Qi and Yin Deficiency:
+ 9g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng - Rx. Polygoni Odorati Yu Zhu
+ 15g Hb. Houttuyniae Yu Xing Cao - Fol Mori Sang Ye
+ 9g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi - Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
+ 15g Concha Ostreae Mu Li - Sm. Lablab Album Bai Bian Dou
+ 15g Hb. Artemisiae Annuae Qing Hao + 15g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 15g Dry-fried Sm. Coicis Chao Yi Ren
+ 15g Rx. Ephedrae Ma Huang Gen
For chronic cough due to Qi and Yin Deficiency with persistent bloody sputum:
+ 15g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
- Rx. Polygoni Odorati Yu Zhu + 15g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua
- Fol Mori Sang Ye + 12g Rx. Pseudostellariae Tai Zi Shen
- Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
- Sm. Lablab Album Bai Bian Dou + 24g Cx. Albizziae He Huan Pi
+ 15g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + 9g powdered Rx. Bletillae Bai Ji Fen
+ 15g Dry-fried Sm. Coicis Chao Yi Ren
+ 9g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ 15g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi + 15g Hb. Houttuyniae Yu Xing Cao
+ 15g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua + 15g Fr. Trichosanthis Gua Lou
+ 12g Rx. Pseudostellariae Tai Zi Shen + 10g Fol. Eriobotryae Pi Pa Ye
+ 10g Bul. Fritillariae Cirrhosae Chuan Bei Mu
+ 24g Cx. Albizziae He Huan Pi
+ 9g powdered Rx. Bletillae Bai Ji Fen
For Stomach and esophageal cancers:
- Rz. Polygonati Odorati Yu Zhu
+ 9g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng - Fol. Mori Sang Ye
+ 15g Hb. Houttuyniae Yu Xing Cao - Rx Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
+ 6g Rx. Notoginseng San Qi - Sm. Lablab Album Bai Bian Dou
+ 12g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen - Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
or
+ 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang
- Rx. Polygoni Odorati Yu Zhu
- Fol Mori Sang Ye + 15g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
- Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen + 10g Fr. Mume Wu Mei
- Sm. Lablab Album Bai Bian Dou + 30g Rz. Phragmitis Lu Gen
+ 15g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + 10g Sm. Persicae Tao Ren
+ 15g Dry-fried Sm. Coicis Chao Yi Ren + 15g Mel Feng Mi
For Stomach and esophageal cancers with Stagnant Heat in the Stomach:
+ 15g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ 15g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua - Rz. Polygonati Odorati Yu Zhu
+ 12g Rx. Pseudostellariae Tai Zi Shen - Fol. Mori Sang Ye
- Rx Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
+ 24g Cx. Albizziae He Huan Pi - Sm. Lablab Album Bai Bian Dou
+ 9g powdered Rx. Bletillae Bai Ji Fen - Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang
+ 9g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ 15g Hb. Houttuyniae Yu Xing Cao + 15g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
+ Chinese Patent Medicine
Yun Nan Bai Yao
+ 10g Fr. Mume Wu Mei
+ 30g Rz. Phragmitis Lu Gen
For Stomach and esophageal cancers with constipation:
+ 10g Sm. Persicae Tao Ren
+ 15g Mel Feng Mi
- Rz. Polygonati Odorati Yu Zhu + Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian
- Fol. Mori Sang Ye + Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
- Sm. Lablab Album Bai Bian Dou
For Stomach and esophageal cancers with Yin Deficiency Affecting Yang (puffy face, edema of the limbs):
- Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang
- Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong
- Rz. Polygonati Odorati Yu Zhu
+ 15g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu - Fol. Mori Sang Ye
+ 30g Rz. Phragmitis Lu Gen - Rx Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
+ 10g Sm. Persicae Tao Ren - Sm. Lablab Album Bai Bian Dou
+ 15g Mel Feng Mi - Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang + 15g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
For dysphagia, reflux esophagitis and esophageal cancers due to Lung and Stomach Yin Deficiency:
+ 10g Fr. Mume Wu Mei
+ 30g Rz. Phragmitis Lu Gen
+ 10g Sm. Persicae Tao Ren
- Fol. Mori Sang Ye + 15g Mel Feng Mi
- Sm. Lablab Album Bai Bian Dou + Rx. Quinquifolii Xi Yang Shen
- Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + Poria Fu Ling
+ 12-15g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang
+ Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
+ 18-24g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
For dysphagia, reflux esophagitis and esophageal cancers due to Lung and Stomach Yin Deficiency with esophageal tumors, Toxic Heat and hardness:
+ 15-18g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua
+ 9-12g Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ 9-12g Rx. Stellariae Yin Chai Hu - Fol. Mori Sang Ye
+ 9-12g Rx. Sophorae Tonkinensis Shan Dou Gen - Sm. Lablab Album Bai Bian Dou
- Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 12-15g Rx. Cynanchi Paniculati Xu Chang Qing + 12-15g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
For a peptic ulcer with enduring Heat damaging the Yin and Fluids:
+ 18-24g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
- Fol. Mori Sang Ye + 15-18g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua
- Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen + 9-12g Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ 9g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
+ 9g Fr. Citri Sarcodactylis Fo Shou + 9-12g Rx. Stellariae Yin Chai Hu
+ 9-12g Rx. Sophorae Tonkinensis Shan Dou Gen
For a peptic ulcer with enduring Heat damaging the Yin and Fluids with marked Liver Qi Stagnation:
+ 12-15g Rx. Cynanchi Paniculati Xu Chang Qing
- Fol. Mori Sang Ye
- Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
+ 2 or 3 of the following:
+ 9g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu 30g Hb. Bidentis Xian Feng Cao
+ 9g Fr. Citri Sarcodactylis Fo Shou 30g Sm. Impatientis Ji Xing Zi
30g Hb. Solani Lyrati Long Kui
+ 9g Fr. Toosendan Chuan Lian Zi 0.6-0.9g Pseudobulbus Cremastrae/Pleiones Shan Ci Gu
For a peptic ulcer with enduring Heat damaging the Yin and Fluids with simultaneous Qi Deficiency:
60-120g Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao
- Fol. Mori Sang Ye
- Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen 30g Hb. Scutellariae Barbatae Ban Zhi Lian
+ 9g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
+ 9g Fr. Citri Sarcodactylis Fo Shou 9-12g Bul. Dioscoreae Bulbiferae Huang Yao Zi
+ 9g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
For a peptic ulcer with enduring Heat damaging the Yin and Fluids with simultaneous Blood Stagnation:
+ 9g Rx. Dioscoreae Shan Yao
For a peptic ulcer due to Toxic Heat and Blood Stagnation with Stomach Yin Deficiency:
- Fol. Mori Sang Ye
- Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
- Fol. Mori Sang Ye + 9g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
- Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen + 9g Fr. Citri Sarcodactylis Fo Shou
+ 9g Fr. Citri Sarcodactylis Fo Shou
+ 15g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 10g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
For pneumonia due to Qi and Yin Deficiency with Phlegm-Heat:
For pneumonia due to Qi and Yin Deficiency with Phlegm-Heat and a severe cough:
- Rz. Polygonati Odorati Yu Zhu - Rz. Polygonati Odorati Yu Zhu
- Fol. Mori Sang Ye - Fol. Mori Sang Ye
- Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen - Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
- Sm. Lablab Bai Bian Dou - Sm. Lablab Bai Bian Dou
- Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao - Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 12. Rx. Glehniae Bei Sha Shen + 12. Rx. Glehniae Bei Sha Shen
+ 12g Rx. Adenophorae Nan Sha Shen + 12g Rx. Adenophorae Nan Sha Shen
+ 30g Rz. Phragmitis Lu Gen + 30g Rz. Phragmitis Lu Gen
+ 15g Sm Coicis Yi Yi Ren + 15g Sm Coicis Yi Yi Ren
+ 15g Concha Arcae Wa Leng Zi + 15g Concha Arcae Wa Leng Zi
+ 9g Sm. Benincasae Dong Gua Zi + 9g Sm. Benincasae Dong Gua Zi
+ 9g Sm. Persicae Tao Ren + 9g Sm. Persicae Tao Ren
+ 9g Hb. Phylostachys Nigra Zhu Ye + 9g Hb. Phylostachys Nigra Zhu Ye
+ 9g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi + 9g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi
+ 9g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi + 9g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
For pneumonia due to Qi and Yin Deficiency with more severe Phlegm-Heat:
+ 9g Rx. Stemonae Bai Bu
+ 9g Fol. Eriobotryae Pi Pa Ye
- Rz. Polygonati Odorati Yu Zhu + 9g Bul. Fritillariae Cirrhosae Chuan Bei Mu
- Fol. Mori Sang Ye
- Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
For pneumonia due to Qi and Yin Deficiency with Blood-streaked Phlegm:
- Sm. Lablab Bai Bian Dou
- Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao - Rz. Polygonati Odorati Yu Zhu
+ 12. Rx. Glehniae Bei Sha Shen - Fol. Mori Sang Ye
+ 12g Rx. Adenophorae Nan Sha Shen - Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
+ 30g Rz. Phragmitis Lu Gen - Sm. Lablab Bai Bian Dou
+ 15g Sm Coicis Yi Yi Ren - Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 15g Concha Arcae Wa Leng Zi + 12. Rx. Glehniae Bei Sha Shen
+ 9g Sm. Benincasae Dong Gua Zi + 12g Rx. Adenophorae Nan Sha Shen
+ 9g Sm. Persicae Tao Ren + 30g Rz. Phragmitis Lu Gen
+ 9g Hb. Phylostachys Nigra Zhu Ye + 15g Sm Coicis Yi Yi Ren
+ 15g Concha Arcae Wa Leng Zi
+ 9g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi + 9g Sm. Benincasae Dong Gua Zi
+ 9g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi + 9g Sm. Persicae Tao Ren
+ 6g Indigo Naturalis Qing Dai + 9g Hb. Phylostachys Nigra Zhu Ye
For myalgic encephalomyelitis and Epstein-Barr virus syndrome with coughing:
+ 9g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi
+ Rx. Stemonae Bai Bu + 9g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
+ Flos Farfarae Kuan Dong Hua + 12g Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye
For myalgic encephalomyelitis and Epstein-Barr virus syndrome with hemoptysis:
+ 12g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
For myalgic encephalomyelitis and Epstein-Barr virus syndrome with Deficiency Heat:
For myalgic encephalomyelitis and Epstein-Barr virus syndrome with Damp-Heat:
+ Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
+ Rx. Scrophulariae Huang Qin
For cough and asthma associated with AIDS/HIV:
For myalgic encephalomyelitis and Epstein-Barr virus syndrome with Residual Heat:
- Sm. Lablab Bai Bian Dou
+ Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi + Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu
   
    + Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang
   
    + Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi
    + Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie