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Yin qiao san(Honeysuckle and Forsythia Powder )---银翘散

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【组成】  连翘(15g)  银花(15g)  桔梗(6g)  薄荷(6g)  竹叶(4g)  生甘草(5g)  荆芥穗(4g)  淡豆豉(5g)  牛蒡子(6g)
【功用】  辛凉透表,清热解毒
【主治】  温病初起。发热无汗,或有汗不畅,微恶风寒,头痛口渴咳嗽咽痛,舌尖红,苔薄白或微黄,脉浮数。
【歌诀】  银翘散主上焦疴,竹叶荆牛豉薄荷,甘桔芦根凉解法,清疏风热煮无过。

Yin qiao san(Honeysuckle and Forsythia Powder )


Forsythia fruit 9g ,Honeysuckle flower 9g , Platycodon root 6g , Peppermint 6g , Bamboo leaf 4g , Licorice 5g ,  Schizonepeta 5g,  Prepared soybean 5g,  Arctium fruit 9g

[DIRECTIONS ] Decoct the above herbs in water with fresh reed rhizome for oral administration.

[EFFECTS]: Expelling exterior evils by its pungent-coolness herbs, clearing heat and poison.

[INDICATONS]: The beginning of warm diseases manifested by fever, absence of sweat or incomplete sweating, headache, thirst, cough, sore throat, redness of tongue tip with thin and white or yellow coating, floating rapid pulse.

[ANALYSIS OF FORMULA]:This is a moderate pungent-cool formula. As the main herbs, honeysuckle flower and forsythia fruit have the effects of expelling wind-heat by their pungent flavor and cool nature and clearing turbidness and poi­son by the aromatic property. There are two groups of assistant herbs. One is pep­permint and arctium fruit for expelling wind-heat and soothing throat. The other is schizonepeta and prepared soybean. Both are pungent flavor and warm nature, can expel the exterior evils, and can be applied to conditions of sweating or ab­sence of sweat. As the adjuvant herbs, bamboo leaf and reed rhizome can clear heat and promote production of body fluid for relieving thirst, platycodon root lifts the lung-qi and soothes throat for relieving cough. Licorice acts as the dispatcher herb to harmonize all the components. By cooperating with platycodon root, it can also soothe throat and expel phlegm.

The same herbs of forsythia fruit, peppermint, platycodon root, licorice and reed rhizome are used in both Honeysuckle and Forsythia Powder and Mulberry and Chrysanthemum Decoction. In Honeysuckle and Forsythia Powder, honey­suckle flower, bamboo leaf, schizonepeta, prepared soybean and arctium fruit are added to disperse wind for relieving the exterior and to clear away heat for detoxi­cating. While in Mulberry and Chrysanthemum Decoction, mulberry leaf, chrysan­themum flower and bitter apricot kernel are used to expel wind-heat and to dis­perse the lung for relieving cough.

In the present clinic, Honeysuckle and Forsythia Powder is commonly applied to influenza, acute tonsillitis, and the beginning of encephalitis B, epidemic menigitis, mumps with the above-mentioned symptoms.


Honeysuckle and Forsythia Decoction (yin qiao tang)(Differentiation on Warm Diseases Item by Item):

Honeysuckle flower 15g, forsythia fruit 9g, bamboo leaf 6g,licorice root 3gophiopogon root 12g,rehmannia root 12g.

The above herbs should be decocted in water for oral administration. Effects: nourishing yin and relieving the exterior. It is applied to warm diseases related to Yangming Meridian marked by absence of sweat after purgation, floating pulse.

NOTES:In this formula, only honeysuckle flower, forsythia fruit, bamboo leaf and licorice are used to expel wind and clear away heat for relieving the exterior, so the power of relieving the exterior is far weaker than that of Honeysuckle and Forsythia Powder. Because injury of yin due to erroneous purgation results in fail­ure to expel evilophiopogon root and rehmannia root are added to nourish yin and promote production of body fluid for expelling the exterior evil by sweating.


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