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HERBS AND ACTIONS

Pin Yin

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Mai Men Dong

Nourishes Lung and Stomach Yin, clears Deficiency Heat from the Stomach, generates Fluid in the Stomach and Lungs and moistens the Intestines.

Ren Shen

Revives Qi and Yin and generates Fluids.

Geng Mi

Tonifies Qi and generates Fluids.

Da Zao

Strengthens the Spleen, tonifies Qi, nourishes Blood and harmonizes.

Gan Cao

Clears Heat, relieves toxins, moistens the Lungs and harmonizes.

Zhi Ban Xia

Moves Stomach Qi, descends Qi and assists distribution of Stomach Qi to the Lungs.

FORMULA ACTIONS

  • Benefits the Stomach

  • Generates Fluids

  • Descends Qi

  • Harmonizes the Middle Jiao

SYNDROMES

  • Stomach Fire Blazing

  • Stomach and Lung Yin Deficiency

  • Lung Wei Syndrome (atrophy)

CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS

  • Cough with little yellow sputum

  • Spitting saliva

  • Wheezing

  • Shortness of breath

  • Dry, uncomfortable sensation in throat

  • Hiccups

  • Dry mouth

  • Coughing up difficult-to-expectorate Phlegm

  • Nausea

  • Scanty urination

  • Hoarseness

  • Thirst

  • Asthma

  • Flushed face

  • Five Sole Heat

  • Vomiting

  • T: Red and dry

  • C: Little or None

  • P: Thready and rapid or Deficient and rapid

TREATS

  • Pertussis

  • Pulmonary atelectasis

  • Pneumonia

  • Chronic tracheitis

  • Acute and chronic pharyngitis

  • Chronic laryngitis

  • Esophageal cancer

  • Tuberculosis of the pharynx

  • Diabetes

  • Bronchiectasis

  • Reactive lymphoid hyperplasia

  • Morning sickness

  • Cough

  • Cough from interstitial pneumonia

  • Headache

  • Hiccups

  • Hyperglycemia

  • Fever

  • Bad breath

  • Dyspnea

  • Lip pain

  • Hoarseness

  • Hypertension

  • Arteriosclerosis

  • Gastritis

  • Atrophic gastritis

  • Peptic ulcer

  • Esophageal reflux

  • Acute or chronic bronchitis

  • Pulmonary tuberculosis

  • Lung cancer

  • Asthma

  • Side effects of radiation therapy

  • Stomach cramps

  • Sjogren's syndrome

  • Gastralgia

  • Oliguria

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  • Nausea/Vomiting

  • Weakness

  • Indigestion

  • Radiotherapy for breast cancer

CONTRAINDICATIONS AND HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS

CONTRAINDICATIONS

  • Use with caution for those with cough or hiccup due to Wind-Cold or Heat.

  • Contraindicated for those with Dampness.

  • Use with caution for those with high fever and irritability due to Exterior Heat.

  • Contraindicated for those with Lung atrophy due to Deficiency Cold.

HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS

  • This formula was found to be effective in treating enalapril-induced cough.

  • This formula was found to be effective in treating capsaicin-induced cough.

 

Mai Men Dong Tang - Capsules (100 count)

$37.15Price

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