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Pueraria Flu Formula  TOP

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Ge Gen Tang

Pueraria pseudohirsuta

Ephedra sinica

Cinnamomum cassia

Paeonia lactiflora

Zingiber officinale

Glycyrrhiza glabra

Zizyphus jujuba  

 

Brief Indications For Clinical Use: Common cold, conjunctivitis, rhinitis, frozen shoulder, neuralgia.

This formula is made by adding Ephedra and Pueraria to Gui Zhi Tang. It eliminates muscular spasms by dilating the blood vessels and promoting blood circulation. It is also effective in including perspiration and as a diuretic.

The Ephedra in this formula induces perspiration and relieves asthma. This Cinnamomum expels the pathogenic factors from the muscles and promotes sweating to expel the exogenous pathogenic factor from the body surface. When Ephedra and Cinnamomum are used in combination, they can increase the volume of perspiration. Glycyrrhiza is sweet and mild and relaxes the internal organs. It also moderates excessive perspiration caused by Ephedra and Cinnamomum. Puraria can expel pathogenic factors from the muscles and eliminate fever. It is effective in treating diarrhea caused by hypofunction of the spleen and stomach. Therefore, this formula can be used to treat the common cold, keratitis, conjunctivitis, rhinitis, para sinusitis, frozen shoulder, neuralgia, urticadia and colitis. It is especially effective in treating neck and back pain resulting from a common cold.

Recommended Use: Take 3-4 capsules each time. 3 times a day, before or after meals. 

Nasal Cleanser  TOP

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Qing Bi Tang

Pueraria pseudohirsuta

Cnidium officinale

Ephedra sinica

Rheum officinale

Cinnamomum cassia

Paeonia lactiflora

Glycyrrhiza glabra

 

Coix lachrymajobi

Zingiber officinale

Platycodon grandiflorum

 

Gypsum fibrosum

Magnolia flower

Zizyphus jujuba

 

 

Brief Indications For Clinical Use: Stuffy nose, sinus abscendens, rhinitis.

This formula is recorded in the "Chang Can Yan Fang", and is an effective remedy used in expelling pus from the nose. It is very effective in treating symptoms related to the aforementioned nose condition, such as heaviness of the head (usually due to exogenous or endogenous dampness), dizziness, emotional instability, decreased memory and decreased analytical powers.

The Peuraria in this formula promotes sweating to expel the exogenous pathogenic factors from the body surface, relieves fever and stimulates secretion of the body fluids. When combined with Coix it is effective in promoting elimination of pus. When combined with Ephedra, Cnidium and Cinnamomum, it is even more effective in promoting blood circulation, relieving headache and heaviness of the head and refreshing and energizing the brain. In instances of decreased memory resulting from nasal congestion, it is effective in aiding the recovery of normal memory function. At the same time, Cnidium and Rheum can alleviate swelling to congestion of the mucous membrane. Gypsum reduces fever, detoxifies and strengthes weak body constitutions, Magnolia flower dispels wind-pathogenic factor and eliminates obstructions from the meridians while it clears the nostrils.

This formula is often used in the clinical treatment of accumulated pus in the nose, chronic, rhinitis and stuffy nose. This formula is often used in combination with Xin Yi San for even better results.

Recommended Use: Take 3-4 capsules each time. 3 times a day, before or after meals. 

Lung Cleanser   TOP

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Qing Fei Tang

Scutellaria baicalensis

Platcodon grandiflorum

Citrus reticulata

Morus alba

Fritillaria cirrhosa

Prunus armeniaca

Schizandra chinensis

Zingiber officinale 

Gardenia jasminoides

Asparagus cochinchinensis

Zizyphus jujuba

Bambusa oldhami

Poria cocos

Angelica sinensis

Phiopogona japoinicus

Glycyrrhiza glabra

 

Brief Indications For Clinical Use: Common cold, coughing, phlegm-retention syndrome bronchitis.

Qing Fei Tang is a formula recorded in the "Wan Bing Hui Chun" of the Ming Dynasty. It is used to treat chronic disease of the respiratory tract.

The Asparagus, Ophiopogona, and Schizandra in the formula can nourish and expel heat from the lungs, as well as moisten dry phlegm, thus enhancing the expectoration of sputum. Fritillaria, Prunus, Morus, Platycondon, Citrus, Sputum and Poria can dissolve phlegm. Scutellaria eliminates heat in the chest. Angelica and Glycyrrhiza can nourish the blood and alleviate rebellious qi.

This formula can be used to treat acute and chronic bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, bronchiectasis, bronchial asthma, and cardiac asthma etc.

Recommended Use: Take 3-4 capsules each time. 3 times a day, before or after meals. 

A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. (Proverb 17:22)

喜樂的心,乃是良藥;憂傷的靈,使骨枯乾。(箴言17:22)

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