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Qingluo Yin

Name

Decoction for Removing Heat from the Lung Channel

  1. 清絡飲
  2. 清络饮

The Prescription of Qingluo Yin

Source

The book Wen Bing Tiao Bian

Ingredients

Explanation

Fresh Yin Hua: One of the principal drugs, being sweet in flavor and cold in nature, getting together with the other principal drug fresh Bian Dou Hua aromatic in flavor to remove summer-heat.

Xi Gua Cui Yi: Removing summer-heat.

Si Gua Luo: Dispelling heat from the lung collaterals.

Fresh He Ye: Dispersing and purging summer-heat.

Fresh Zhu Ye: Purging heart-fire by inducing diuresis.

The Effect of Qingluo Yin

Effect

Expelling pathogenic summer-heat.

Indications

Syndrome due to attack of summer-heat on the lung and pathogens lodging in the Qi system, marked by mild fever and thrist, vague mind, dizziness, mild distention of the head, pale red tongue with thin whitish coating; including sun-stroke with the above symptoms.

Administrations

Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.