English: Disperse Cold and Release the Voice Decoction
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Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Honey-fried Rx. Ephedra Zhi Ma Huang 6g Induces sweating, releases the exterior, disseminates and facilitates Lung Qi, calms wheezing, stops coughing and warms and disperses Cold pathogens.
With Xing Ren, for Wind-Cold cough and wheezing.
Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren 6g Stops cough and calms wheezing.
With Ma Huang and Sheng Gan Cao, for cough with profuse sputum, nasal obstruction and a hoarse voice.
Fresh Rx. Glycyrrhizae Sheng Gan Cao 6g Clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity, moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm and stops cough.
With Jie Geng, for pain and swelling of the throat.
With Ma Huang and Xing Ren, for coughing or wheezing due to Wind-Cold Attacks the Lungs.
Periostracum Cicadae Chan Tui 6g Disperses Wind and clears Heat
Fol. Perillae Zi Su Ye 6g Releases the Exterior, disperses Cold, improves Lung function, expands the chest and relieves Cold induced wheezing.
With Jie Geng, for common colds with nasal congestion and productive cough.
Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng 3g Opens the Lungs, spreads Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, benefits the throat, opens and raises Lung Qi, directing the effects of other herbs to the upper body.
With Sheng 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.
  • Expels Wind-Cold
  • Opens the Lungs
  • Spreads Lung Qi
  • Expels Phlegm
  • Benefits the throat
  • Wind-Cold Attacks the Lungs
  • Sudden decrease in the strength of voice
  • Severe cases:
  • The vocal cords are slightly red and swollen
  • Slight sore throat
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Scratchy throat
  • Cough
  • Aversion to Cold
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Nasal congestion with clear discharge
  • Generalized body aches
  • Absence of sweating
  • Lack of thirst
  • T: Normal
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Floating and tight