Yinqiao Jiedu Wan

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Yinqiao Jiedu Wan (simplified Chinese: 银翘解毒丸; traditional Chinese: 銀翹解毒丸) is a brown pill used in Traditional Chinese medicine to "induce diaphoresis, remove heat and counteract toxicity". It is aromatic, and it tastes bitter, pungent and slightly sweet. It is used where there is "upper respiratory infection with fever, headache, cough, dryness of the mouth and sore throat".[1]

Chinese classic herbal formula of Yinqiao Jiedu Wan[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Common Name Grams
Flos Lonicerae 金银花 Honeysuckle Flower 200
Fructus Forsythiae 连翘 Forsythia Fruit 200
Herba Menthae 薄荷 120
Herba Schizonepetae 荆芥 80
Semen Sojae Preparatum 淡豆豉 Prepared Soybean 100
Fructus Arctii(stir-baked) 牛蒡子(炒) Burdock Fruit 120
Radix Platycodonis 桔梗 120
Herba Lophatheri 淡竹叶 Lophatherum Herb 80
Radix Glycyrrhizae 甘草 Licorice Root 100

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References[edit]

  1. ^ State Pharmacopoeia Commission of the PRC (2005). "Pharmacopoeia of The People's Republic of China (Volume I)". Chemical Industry Press. ISBN 7-117-06982-1.