Herb Formulas Notebook

Xie Bai San

Drain the White Powder

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Source: Craft of Medicines and Patterns for Children (1119)
Author: Qian Yi

Category: Formulas that Clear Heat

Pattern: Lurking Heat in the Lungs

Key Symptoms: High, clear-sounding non-productive cough, wheezing, fever and skin that feels hot to the touch, dry mouth

Tongue: Red with yellow coat
Pulse: Thin, rapid

Sang Bai Pi 30g (dry fried)
Di Gu Pi 30g
Zhi Gan Cao 3g
Jing Mi 15-30g

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Drains Heat from the Lungs and calms wheezing

Contraindications: Coughing and wheezing due to Wind-Cold, Wind-Heat or Damp-Phlegm

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