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Puji Xiaodu Yin

Name

Universal Relief Decoction for Disinfection

  1. 普濟消毒飲
  2. 普济消毒饮

The Prescription of Puji Xiaodu Yin

Source

The book Dong Yuan Shi Xiao Fang

Ingredients

Explanation

Huang Lian and Huang Qin: The principal drugs, being bitter in flavor and cold in nature and good at eliminating noxious heat in the head and face after being stir-fried with liquor.

Niu Bang Zi, Lian Qiao, Bo He and Jiang Can: Dispersing wind-heat pathogens in the upper –Jiao.

Xuan Shen, Ma Bo, Ban Lan Gen, Jie Geng and Gan Cao: Clearing away noxious heat in the throat, head and face.

Chen Pi: Regulating the flow of Qi to remove stasis.

Sheng Ma and Chai Hu: Expelling wind-heat and assisting all the other drugs in exerting their actions on the head and face.

The Effect of Puji Xiaodu Yin

Effect

Expelling wind pathogen and clearing away noxious heat.

Indications

Syndrome due to noxious heat in the head and face, marked by aversion to cold, fever, fedness and swelling and pain of the head and face, difficulty in opening eyes, throat disorder, dry tongue, thirst, reddened tongue with yellowish coating, and rapid forceful pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as epidemic parotitis, acute submaxillary lymphnoditis, acute tonsillitis, etc.

Administrations

Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken 3 times (Taken originally as a powder)