English: Pill for Restoring Sound to a Broken Flute
Also Known As: Loud Sound Resembling Broken Flute Powder
Sound Sage Broken Flute Pill
Iron Flute Pill (Tie Di Wan)
Loud Sound Resembling Broken Bamboo Powder
Gasping Formula
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao 75-94g Clears Heat (especially in the Upper Jiao), relieves toxicity, reduces abscesses and dissipates clumps.
Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng 75-94g Opens the Lungs, spreads Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, benefits the throat, expels pus and opens and raises Lung Qi, directing the effects of other herbs to the upper body.
With 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, Lung abscess with expectoration of pus and pain in the chest and flanks and Excess disorders in the Upper Jiao with no disorder in the Lower Jiao.
With He Zi, for hoarseness and loss of voice.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 45-56g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
Fr. Amomi Sha Ren 30-56g Promotes the movement of Qi, aromatically transforms Dampness, strengthens the Spleen and stops vomiting.
Fr. Chebulae He Zi 30-37g Astringes leakage of Lung Qi, stops cough and improves the condition of the throat (Descends Lung Qi).
With Gan Cao, for hoarseness.
With Jie Geng and Gan Cao, for chronic hoarseness and loss of voice.
Multiherb Concoction Bai Yao Jian 60-75g This is made up of Galla Chinensis Wu Bei Zi and other ingredients. it is astringent, slightly sweet and neutral. It enters the Heart, Lung and Stomach channels and moistens the Lungs, transforms Phlegm, stops bleeding and diarrhea, resolves Heat and generates fluids. It is difficult to obtain.
(Catechu) (Er Cha) 60-75g (Clears Heat, clears the Lungs, transforms Phlegm, generates fluids and stops diarrhea. Substitutes for Bai Yuan Jian.)
Hb. Menthae Haplocalycis Bo He 94-120g Disperses Wind-Heat and cools and clears the head and eyes and benefits the throat.
With Lian Qiao and Jie Geng, for sore throat with loss of voice.
Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang 30-37g Drains Heat, purges accumulations and eliminates Phlegm.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 75-94g Moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm, stops cough, clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
  • Clears Lung Heat
  • Cools the throat
  • Dispels Phlegm
  • Disperses accumulations
  • Moistens Dryness
  • Nourishes Yin
  • Over use of the voice leading to an irritated throat and loss of voice
  • Lung Heat injuring the Yin and Fluids
  • Irritated throat
  • Loss of voice
  • Swelling of the vocal cords
  • Inflammation of the oral cavity
For Dryness of the mouth and throat: For loss of voice:
+ Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong + Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua
+Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen + Rz. Belamcandae She Gan
For difficulty speaking:
+ Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian    
+ Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin