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

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

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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