Herb Formulas Notebook


Lian Qiao Jin Bei Jian

Lonicera, Honeysuckle and Bolbostemma Decoction

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Source: Collected Treatises of Jing-Yue (1624)
Author: Zhang Jing-Yue



Category: Formulas that Treat Abscesses and Sores

Pattern: Yang Toxin abscesses with Blood Stasis and Internal Heat

Key Symptoms: Sores or abscesses in the Lungs, breast or internal organs, or from the neck upwards.
Secondary Symptoms: Fever, thirst, breast pain



Ingredients
Lian Qiao 30g
Hong Hua 24g
Jin Yin Hua 9g
Tu Bei Mu 9g
Pu Gong Ying 9g
Xia Ku Cao 9g

Subsitutions:
Tian Hua Fen may also be added for overabundant Heat, thirst and mastitits.



Preparation: Decoction. Source text advises boilingin 2 cups of mature wine until 1 cup remains and then huddle up in bed after drinking. Decoction in water is recommended for sores from the neck upwards.

Actions: Clears Heat, resolves toxicity, softens swellings, invigorates the Blood



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