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Beimu Gualou San

Name

Powder of Fritillary Bulb and Snakegourd Fruit

  1. 贝母瓜蒌散
  2. 貝母瓜蔞散

The Prescription of Beimu Gualou San

Source

The book Yi Xue Xin Wu

Ingredients

Explanation

Bei Mu: Clearing away heat, moistening the lung, resolving phlegm, arresting cough.

Gua Lou: Clearing away heat and eliminating phlegm so as to moisten dryness.

Tian Hua Fen: Clearing away heat, resolving phlegm, promoting the production of body fluids, moistening dryness.

Fu Ling: Strengthening the spleen, inducing diuresis.

Ju Hong: Regulating the flow of Qi, resolving phlegm.

Jie Geng: Ventilating the lung, checking upward adverse flow of Qi, eliminating phlegm, relieving cough.

The Effect of Beimu Gualou San

Effect

Moistening the lung, clearing away heat, resolving phlegm, relieving cough.

Indications

Syndrome of retention of phlegm due to dryness in the lung, marked by cough, dyspnea difficulty in coughing up sputum, dry and sore throat, reddened tongue with little dry coating etc.; including such diseases with the above symptoms as chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma, bronchiectasis, pulmonary tuberculosis and pneumosilicosis.

Administrations

Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.