Herb Formulas Notebook

Jing Jie Lian Qiao Tang

(Schizonepeta and Forsythia Decoction)

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Source: Wondrous Lantern for Peering into the Origin and Development of Miscellaneous Diseases (1773)
Author: Shen Jin-Ao

Category: Formulas that Release the Exterior

Pattern: Wind-Heat, or Toxic Wind-Heat

Key Symptoms: Earache, nasal obstruction and discharge, tonsilitis, nosebleeds
Secondary Symptoms: Acute stage of facial acne and upper body toxic swellings

Jing Jie 3g
Lian Qiao 3g
Fang Feng 3g
Dang Gui 3g
Chuan Xiong 3g
Bai Shao 3g
Chai Hu 3g
Zhi Ke 3g
Huang Qin 3g
Zhi Zi 3g
Bai Zhi 3g
Jie Geng 3g
Gan Cao 3g

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Dispels Wind, clears Heat, disperses stagnation, resolves toxicity

Contraindications: Long term use, or deficiency patterns without suitable modifications

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