Herbal formula for colds or flu

Herbal formula for colds or flu
Herbal formula for colds or flu

Herbal formula Name: Da Qinglong Soup
Source: Treatise On Febrile Caused by Cold (Shang Han Lun)
Ephedrs Herb without knots: 18 grams
Cinnamon twig with epidermis: 6 grams
Honey-fried licorice: 6 grams
Almonds without epidermis and tip: 12 grams
Fresh ginger: 9 grams
Jujubes: 10pcs
Gypsum: 30 grams
Exogenous wind-cold, and heat inside. Fever and cold, extreme cold and heat, body pain, irritability, without sweating, white tongue coating, tight and floating pulse.
Key Points of Syndrome:
Fever and cold.
Without sweating and irritability.
The tongue coating is white and thin.
The pulse is floating and tight.
Headache and body pain: add Chuanxiong Rhizome and Dahuricae Angelica root.
Sore throat: add Common Lophatherum Herb, Reed Rhizome, Andrographis paniculata, Belamcandae Rhizoma (She gan), Radix Platycodon.
Severe cough: add Folium Mori, Radix Platycodon, Farfarae Flos.
If you sweat profusely after taking it, you should stop taking it again.
Applied in modern medicine:
This herbal formula could sweat and reduce fever, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, and enhance lung ventilation function. Suitable for colds, flu, pneumonia, bronchitis, measles, rubella, urticaria, acute nephritis, conjunctivitis, arthritis, erysipelas, skin itching, meningitis, etc.

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