|English:||Warm The Lung Decoction|
|Also Known As:|
|Rx. Astragali||Huang Qi||18g||Tonifies Wei Qi, stabilizes the exterior and tonifies the Lungs (aids circulation of moisture downward from the face).|
|.Rx. Puerariae||Ge Gen||9g||Discharges Exterior conditions and releases the muscles, especially of the neck and upper back.|
|Rz. et Rx. Notopterygii||Qiang Huo||9g||Releases the exterior, disperses Cold, expels Wind-Cold-Dampness, unblocks painful obstruction, alleviates pain and guides Qi to the Tai Yang and Du channels.
With Fang Feng , for pain due to External Wind-Dampness.
|Rx. Saposhnikoviae||Fang Feng||9g||Releases the exterior, expels External Wind, expels Wind-Dampness and alleviates pain.
With Huang Qi, prevents Wind from entering the skin.
With Ma Huang, dispels Wind-Cold from the Exterior.
|Hb. Ephedrae||Ma Huang||6-9g||Induces sweating, releases the exterior, warms and disperses Cold pathogens, disseminates and facilitates Lung Qi, calms wheezing and stops coughing.|
|Bul. Allii Fistulosi||Cong Bai||6-9g||Releases the exterior, induces sweating, disperses Cold and unblocks the Yang.
With Ma Huang and Ge Gen, for Wind-Cold without sweating and eliminates Fluid retention and promotes urination to treat Wind-Water (facial, head and upper body edema).
|Rz. Cimicifugae||Sheng Ma||6g||Releases the Exterior.|
|Flos Caryophylli||Ding Xiang||3g||Warms the Middle Jiao, relieves pain, descends Qi, warms the Kidneys and assists Yang.|
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Gan Cao||3g||Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm, stops cough and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.|
- Warms the Lungs
- Disperses Wind-Cold
- Tonifies Lung Qi
- Lung Qi Deficiency with acute Cold Accumulation
- This formula is very dispersing and not suitable for prolonged use.