Bai He Gu Jin Tang
Pin Ying Name: Bai He Gu Jin Tang
English Name: Lily Bulb To Preserve The Metal Decoction
Chinese Name: 百合固金湯
Herbs & Actions
Moistens and nourishes the Lungs and clears Heat.
With Shu Di Huang, for palpitations, irritability, insomnia, and dark, scanty urine due to lingering Heat. With Sheng Di Huang and Shu Di Huang, nourishes and moistens the Lungs and Kidneys. With Sheng Di Huang, Shu Di Huang and Xuan Shen, for cough with Blood-streaked sputum, hot palms and soles and night sweats from Lung and Kidney Yin Deficiency. With Mai Men Dong, Xuan Shen and Chuan Bei Mu, for chronic dry cough and sore throat due to Lung Yin Deficiency.
Sheng Di Huang
Tonifies the Kidneys, nourishes Yin, generates fluids, increases saliva, cools the Blood and stops bleeding.
With Xuan Shen, for dry throat, irritability, a red tongue and a thready, rapid pulse due to Yin Deficiency with Fire Flaring. With Xuan Shen and Mai Men Dong, for dry throat, irritability, a red tongue, and a fast thready pulse due to Devastated Yin with Blazing Fire, excessive thirst, irritability, and a scarlet tongue due to Ying Stage Heat, swelling of the throat and lymph nodes and constipation due to Excess Heat with Yin Deficiency. With Bai Shao, for Blood Deficiency Heat.
Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata
Shu Di Huang
Tonifies Liver and Kidney Yin.
With Sheng Di Huang, treats Yin Deficiency with Fire Flaring.
Mai Men Dong
Moistens the Lungs, stops cough and nourishes Yin especially of the Upper Jiao.
With Xuan Shen, nourishes Yin and clears Heat. With Xuan Shen, Jie Geng and Gan Cao, for itchy, dry throat, thirst and a nonproductive cough due to Lung Yin Deficiency. With Sheng Di Huang, for hematemesis or epistaxis due to Yin Deficiency with Excess Heat.
Clears Heat, cools the Blood and nourishes Yin.
With Bai He, for Yin Deficiency with Lung Dryness and a dry cough. With Jie Geng and Gan Cao, for a sore throat with Dryness and pain.
Bul. Fritillariae Cirrhosae
Chuan Bei Mu
Moistens the Lungs, transforms Phlegm, stops cough and clears Heat.
With Xuan Shen, clears Heat.
Moves Lung Qi, expels Phlegm and stops cough especially with Chuan Bei Mu.
With Gan Cao, disseminates Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, resolves toxicity, and expels pus for productive cough with hoarseness, pain and swelling of the throat due to Wind-Heat.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis
Nourishes and invigorates the Blood.
With Bai Shao, nourishes Yin Blood and protects the Lungs against Liver attack. With Shu Di Huang, for Heat symptoms due to Yin Deficiency and Devastated Blood.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba
Nourishes Blood and astringes Yin.
With Dang Gui, Shu Di Huang and Mai Men Dong, for tinnitus, dizziness, blurred vision, numbness of the extremities, and muscle spasms due to Liver Yin Deficiency.
Moistens the Lungs, clears Heat, stops cough and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
With Jie Geng, benefits the throat.
Moistens the Lungs
Nourishes the Blood
Lung Yin Deficiency
Lung and Kidney Yin Deficiency with Fire Flaring
Cough with blood streaked sputum
Dry, sore throat
Five sole Heat
Low grade fever
Shortness of breath
C: Little or None
P: Thready and rapid
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Cough during pregnancy
Vocal cord polyps
Low back pain
Loss of voice
Contraindicated for those with cough due to Excess conditions.
Use caution or those with Spleen Deficiency.
Use caution or those with Food Stagnation.