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Gently disperses cool-dryness, disseminates the Lung qi, & transforms congested fluids

Indications: Externally-contracted cool-dryness interfering with the disseminating & descending functions of the Lungs

Slight headache, chills w/o sweating, cough with watery sputum, stuffy nose, dry throat
Tongue: dry, white coat
Pulse: wiry
Xing Su San
Apricot Kernel and Perilla Leaf Powder
Moisturize the dry, clear the Lungs, & stop cough

Indications: warm-dryness injuring Lung qi at the superficial (wei) or qi levels.

Moderate fever, headache, thirst, dry-hacking cough or one with scanty, thick & sticky sputum
Tongue: red, thin, white dry coat
Pulse: floating & rapid
Sang Xing Tang
Mulberry leaf and
Apricot Kernel Decoction
Clears heat, clears dryness, moistens Lungs, & descends Lung qi

Indications: Warm-dryness attacking the Lungs & causing Lung qi to rebel
Headache, fever, hacking cough, wheezing, a dry & parched throat, dry nasal passages, a sensation of fullness in the chest, hypochondriac pain, irritability, thirst
Tongue: dry with no coat
Pulse: deficient, big, & rapid
Qing Zao Jiu Fei Tang
Eliminate Dryness and Rescue
the Lungs Decoction
Clear Lung & Stomach heat, nourish Lungs & stomach, produce body fluids, descend Lung & Stomach qi

Indications: Chronic Yin Xu injuring fluids
Dry chronic cough especially AM or evening, much speaking makes worse, Dry throat, likes drink - but not much, if phlegm then in morning - white or yellow, perhaps shortness of breath
Tongue: red body, scanty coat

Main formula to:
- tonify Lung yin
- Nourish Lung & Stomach yin
- Increase body fluids
- Eliminate dryness in Lung & Stomach systems
Sha Shen Mai Men Dong Tang
Glehnia & Ophiopogonis
Tonify yin, Moisten dryness, clear heat, stop cough

Indications: Internal Lung dryness from Lung & Kidney yin xu
Coughing with blood-streaked sputum, wheezing dry & sore throat, 5 palm sweat, night sweats
Tongue: red with no or scanty coat
Pulse: thin, rapid
Bai He Gu Jin Tang
Lily Bulb Decoction to
Preserve the Metal