Bu Fei Wan Tonify the Lungs Decoction

This is a classic formula to help the lungs especially for long term problems. Think of the symptoms of COPD and you get the general idea although it doesn’t have to be that extreme. It can also be for a lung issue that just won’t resolve. Shortness of breath Spontaneous perspiration Occasional chills and fever…

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Sha Shen Mai Men Dong Tang

Sha Shen Mai Men Dong Tang This is an Yin Tonic formula helping dry lungs and stomach. You might need this after a cold that has turned dry and the cough is now “non-productive” (no phlegm). Its good for all sorts of Yin Deficiency syndromes. The first three herbs moisten the lungs (and therefore stop the…

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Qing Qi Hua Tan Wan Pinellia and Scute

  Qing Qi Hua Tan Wan translates as Clear Qi and Transform Phlegm Pill. This is one of my favorites for colds and a cough when the phlegm has gotten all gross and yellow. Qing Qi Hua Tan dries the phlegm and clears the heat. Be careful about taking it for more that a week or two as…

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