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Xiebai San

Name

Lung-heat Expelling Powder

  1. 泻白散
  2. 瀉白散

The Prescription of Xiebai San

Source

The book Xino Er Yao Zheng Zhi Jue

Ingredients

Explanation

Sang Bai Pi: The principal drug, being sweet in flavor and cold in nature, removing heat from the lung and clearing away accumulated heat.

Di Gu Pi: Purging fire pathogen hidden in the lung, relieving fever of deficiency type.

Zhi Gan Cao and Jing Mi: Nourishing and regulating the stomach to support the lung-Qi.

The Effect of Xiebai San

Effect

Removing heat from the lung, relieving cough and asthma.

Indications

Syndrome due to accumulated heat resulting from fire pathogen hidden in the lung, marked by cough even leading to asthma, hot and damp skin which is severe at 3-5 o'clock in the afternoon, reddened tongue with yellowish coating, and thready rapid pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as acute bronchitis, bronchial asthma, pulmonary emphysema complicated by infection, infantile pneumonia, etc.

Administrations

Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice (Taken originally in the form of powder)