Herb Formulas Notebook

Ren Shen Xie Fei Tang

(Ginseng Decoction to Sedate the Lung)

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Source: Formulary of the Pharmacy Service for Benefiting the People of the Taiping Era (1107)

Category: Formulas that Clear Heat

Pattern: Lung Heat with Phlegm accumulation

Key Symptoms: Wheezing, dyspnoea, fullness and distention in the chest and epigastrium, cough with profuse sputum, constipation

Tongue: Thick yellow coat

Huang Qin
Zhi Zi
Bo He
Zhi Qiao
Xing Ren
Lian Qiao
Sang Bai Pi
Jie Geng
Da Huang
Ren Shen
Gan Cao

Preparation: Grind equal amounts into a coarse powder and decoct 30g in 2 cups of water until reduced to 1 cup. Take the warm strained decoction after meals.

Actions: Clears Heat, descends the Lung Qi, eliminates Phlegm, regulates Qi

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