Bu Fei Er Jiao Wan - Tonify the Lungs Formula with Gelatin

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Bu Fei Er Jiao Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "bu fei er jiao wan" which in english is "tonify the lungs formula with gelatin", is categorized within the "treat dryness" functional grouping and within the "gently disperse and moisten dryness" sub-category.

You may also see this formula referenced by: Bu Fei E JIao Tang, Bu Fei E Jiao San, Gelatin and Morus Bark Combination, Decoction of Colla Corii Asini for Invigorating the Lungs, Ginseng and Aristolochia Combination.

Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Lung yin deficiency with strong heat signs and/or bleeding - chronic dry cough, wheezing, pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma, tuberculosis, COPD.
  • Stops bleeding when it arises from lung yin deficiency - mild bloody sputum with dry cough.

Bu Fei Er Jiao Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).

  • Avoid in patients with wind-cold (i.e. "common cold").
  • Avoid when there are profuse amounts of blood in the sputum.
  • Avoid, or use with caution, in patients with stomach and/or spleen deficiencies, particularly with phlegm accumulation.

Our shop contains bu fei er jiao wan from the following manufacturer:

  • Bu Fei Er Jiao Tang - Sun Ten
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    For many reasons such as availability, ecological choices, and/or price, each manufacturer or herbalist may well adjust the exact composition of a specific formula. Bu Fei Er Jiao Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

  • E Jiao (Donkey-Hide Glue, Gelatin) - Tonify blood - dizziness, sallow complexion, palpitations.…
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  • Ma Dou Ling (Birthwort Fruit) - Clears the lungs, transforms phlegm - cough, wheezing due …
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  • Niu Bang Zi (Great Burdock Fruit, Arctium) - Expels wind-heat (acrid), benefits throat - fever, cough, s…
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  • Nuo Dao Gen Xu (Glutinous Rice Root) - Stops sweating caused by deficiency - nightsweats, spontan…
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  • Xing Ren (Apricot Seed) - Stops cough and calms wheezing due to hot or cold patterns…
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  • Zhi Gan Cao (Honey Fried Licorice Root) - This preparation increases the qi tonifying aspects of the …
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    A single formula, alone, may not be sufficient to fully address a particular TCM diagnostic pattern. Formulas may be used alone, in combinations, and/or in stages. Bu Fei Er Jiao Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence lung yin deficiency.

    Bu Fei Er Jiao Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: asthma, bronchitis, cough, emphysema, lung cancer, pneumonia, tonsillitis, tuberculosis and/or wheezing (dyspnea)

    As noted above, bu fei er jiao wan is within the treat dryness functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "gently disperse and moisten dryness", which contains the following formulas:

  • Sha Shen Mai Dong Wan (Glehnia and Ophiopogonis Decoction) - Important formula for stomach yin deficiency - benefits the…
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    All formulas in the primary category of "treat dryness" are listed below.

    (truncated intro "...dryness in chinese medicine terms may be internal, generally arising from heat, or external arising from the season or environmental condit…)".

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