Removes heat from lungs and liver, clears phlegm-heat and toxic heat, moistens lungs and throat. Use for lung heat with phlegm aggrevated by liver fire, with symptoms of yellow phlegm (profuse or sticky), dry or raspy cough, sore throat, fever, concentrated urine and constipation. Also useful for mouth sores, bleeding gums due to heat, and toothache.
Source: Shou Shi Bao Yuan (Longevity and Health), Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644
Function: Clear lung heat; reduce rising fire, stop cough, promote increase in body fluids
Application: use to treat cough with abundant thick yellow sputum due to lung heat. Use to treat swollen, painful sore throat; mouth or nose sore; toothache or boil. Use to treat constipation due to heat in the large intestine (reddish urine may also be present). Use to stop bleeding from the nose or swollen gums due to excess heat. Heat signs must be present. Acute flare-ups in chronic bronchitis; acute tracheitis; pulmonary abscess pheumonia.
Contraindication: Do not use when pregnant. Do not use in cases where the cough is due to OPI Wind-Cold or Def. Lung Yin, this formula is only used for cases with excess lung heat.
Box contains 12 plastic cartridges and each cartridge contains 8 herbal tablets. Suggested use: As dietary supplement, take 4 herbal tablets once a day.
Caution: Discontinue after heat symptoms subside. Reduce dosage or discontinue if diarrhea develops. Prohibited during pregnancy.
Scutellaria root, Gardenia, Rhubarb, Radix peucedani, Sophora root, Radix trichosanthis, Platycodon root and Anemarrhena root.
Source: Jing Yue’s Complete Works, Zhang Jingyue, 1624 A.D.