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Shen Su Yin (GinSeng and Perilla Leaf Drink) 參蘇飲


Formula Type Formulas that Release the Exterior
Diagnosis External wind-cold with interior phlegm and thin mucus in patients with qi deficiency
Action Augment QiRelease exteriorHarmonize STTransform phlegm
Indication Fever, chills, headache, nasal congestion, productive cough, stifling sensation in the chestP: frail
Remarks Treat patterns with more pronounced qi def and obstruction of the qi dynamic by phlegm and thin mucus

Ren Shen (Organic) (Red) (9 g)

Zi Su Ye (9 g)

Ge Gen (9 g)

Qian Hu (9 g)

Mu Xiang (6 g)

Zhi Ke (Chao) (6 g)

Jie Geng (Organic) (6 g)

Gan Cao (Zhi) (untested) (6 g)


This information is a reference tool for Chinese herbal studies. It is not intended to replace professional medical advice. Please consult a primary health professional if you require health advisory.