Red Pine

6. Clear and Cause Phlegm-Heat to Descend


Presentation: Ascending counterflow of phlegm-heat; the spirit is confounded and the qi is stopped up. This is a blockage that manifests physically. One can palpate the chest and the patient will report a sense of blockage.

Ingredients for 1 bulk herb vacuum sealed bag:


Zhi Sang Bai Pi (Prepared Mori Cortex) 4.8g
Zhi Shi (Aurantii Fructus immaturus) 9g
Tian Zhu Huang (Bambusae Concretio silicea) 9g
Dan Zhu Ye (Lophatheri Herba) 9g
Dan Nan Xing (Arisaema cum Bile)     9g
Gua Lou Ren (Trichosanthis Semen) 18g
Shi Chang Pu (Acori tatarinowii Rhizoma) 4.8g


Suggested dose: 1 bag over 2-4 days. The above dosage is doubled from the original source.

Notes: This is the formula for Qin Bo-Wei's treatment method #6 for Phlegm (p. 28 in Qin Bo-Wei's 56's Treatment Methods, Writing Precise Prescriptions. The above formula has been slightly modified to suit modern clinical practice in the United States. Please send us an email if you have any questions about this.

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