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Qingzao Jiufei Tang

Name

Decoction for Relieving Dryness of the Lung

  1. 清燥救肺湯
  2. 清燥救肺汤

The Prescription of Qingzao Jiufei Tang

Source

The Book Yi Men Fa Lv

Ingredients

Explanation

Sang Ye: The principal drug, ventilating the lung to dispel dryness.

Shi Gao: Removing heat in the Lung Channel.

Mai Dong: Removing dryness from the lung.

Xing Ren and Pi Pa Ye: Facilitating the flow of the lung-Qi.

E Jiao and Hu Ma Ren: Moistening the lung and nourishing Yin.

Ren Shen and Gan Cao: Invigorating Qi and regulating the function of the middle-Jiao.

The Effect of Qingzao Jiufei Tang

Effect

Removing dryness and moistening the lung.

Indications

Impairment of the lung due to warm-dryness, marked by headache, fever, dry cough without sputum, belching, dyspnea, dry throat, restlessness, thirst, dry tongue without coating, and weak large rapid pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as respiratory tract infection, pneumonia and pulmonary tuberculosis.

Administrations

Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.