Herb Formulas Notebook

Jiang Qi Hua Tan Tang

(Direct Qi Downward and Transform Phlegm Decoction)

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Source: Systematic Instructions on Medicine (1534)

Category: Formulas that Dispel Phlegm

Pattern: Phlegm obstructing the Lungs

Key Symptoms: Cough and wheezing accompanied by audible phlegm obstructing the airways

Zi Su Zi 4.5g
Qian Hu 3g
Ban Xia 3g
Fu Ling 3g
Chen Pi 3g
Sang Bai Pi 3g
Xing Ren 3g
Jie Geng 3g
Gan Cao 3g

Preparation: Decocted with Sheng Jiang.

Actions: Directs the Qi downward to promote the clarifying function of the Lungs, transforms Phlegm to stop coughing

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