Red Pine

1. Diffuse and Transform Phlegm


Presentation: External contraction of wind-cold; cough with thick or thin phlegm

Ingredients for 1 bulk herb vacuum sealed bag:


Zi Su Ye (Perillae Folium) 9g
Zi Su Geng (Perillae Caulis) 9g
Chao Niu Bang Zi (dry-fried Arctii Fructus) 9g
Chen Pi (Citri reticulatae Pericarpium) 9g
Qian Hu (Peucedani Radix) 9g
Xing Ren (Armeniacae Semen) 18g
Jie Geng (Platycodi Radix) 4.8g
* Sheng Jiang (Zingiberis Rhizoma recens) 4 slices


 * Sheng Jiang needs to be added by the patient or practitioner. One slice is usually the size of the quarter and is ~ 3 grams.

Treatment principle: Eliminate the external pathogen (wind-cold) with acrid, warm medicinals by diffusing the Lungs and resolving the exterior in order to stop the cough, and simultaneously transform the phlegm. 

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 phlegm treatment method #1 (p. 4 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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