Jing Fang Bai Du Wan - Schizonepeta and Siler Powder to Overcome Pathogenic Influences

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Jing Fang Bai Du Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "jing fang bai du wan" which in english is "schizonepeta and siler powder to overcome pathogenic influences", is categorized within the "release the exterior" functional grouping and within the "release exterior cold" sub-category.

You may also see this formula referenced by: Jing Fang Bai Du San, Ching Fang Pai Tu San, Schizonepeta and Siler Pills to Overcome Toxin, Release the Exterior Teapills..

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

  • Early stages of disease arising from wind cold damp - common cold, flu, bronchitis, mumps.
  • Early stages of skin diseases - boils, carbuncles, eczema, dermatitis with the right underlying factors.
  • Mastitis arising from cold/damp.

Jing Fang Bai Du Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).

  • Avoid with issues arising from wind-heat, possibly yin qiao would be far more suitable.

Our shop contains jing fang bai du wan from the following manufacturers:

($21.00) Add To Cart View Jing Fang Bai Du San - Sun Ten
($17.00) Add To Cart View Jing Fang Bai Du Wan - Mayway

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. Jing Fang Bai Du Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

ViewChai Hu (Thorowax Root, Bupleurum)

Clears shao yang disorders and reduces fever - alternating chills and fever, bitter taste in the mouth, irritability, vomiting, stifling sensation in the chest. Relieves liver qi stagnation (often u…

ViewChuan Xiong (Szechuan Lovage Root)

Invigorate blood, promote movement of Qi - any blood stasis pattern, important for gynecological issues (amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, difficult labor, lochioschesis). Expels wind and alleviates pain - …

ViewDu Huo (Angelica Root)

Dispels wind-cold-damp - bi syndromes, especially lower back and legs (acute/chronic). Shao yin stage headache and toothache.

ViewFang Feng (Ledebouriella root, siler)

Releases exterior, expel wind-cold (headache, chills, body ache) Bi-Syndromes, Wind-Damp, alleviates pain, relieves spasms (not very strong, only as a supporting herb) Trembling hands and/or feet …

ViewFu Ling (Poria, China Root)

Promotes urination, drains dampness, transforms phlegm - urinary difficulty, diarrhea, edema, headache, dizziness, greasy tongue coat. Strengthens the spleen, harmonizes the middle jiao - diarrhea, …

ViewGan Cao (Licorice Root)

Tonifies the spleen and augments qi - spleen deficiency w/shortness of breath, fatigue, loose stools (si jun zi tong). Qi and/or blood deficiency w/irregular pluse or palpitations (Zhi Gan Cao Tang)…

ViewJie Geng (Balloon Flower Rhizome)

Opens up and disseminates lung qi, expels phlegm - cough (wind-heat/cold), benefits the throat (sore, loss of voice). Promotes discharge of pus. Guides other herbs to the upper body.

ViewJing Jie (Schizonepeta Stem)

Expels wind and releases the exterior - useful for either wind-cold or wind-heat Useful for boils, carbuncles, etc. in the initial stages Resolve itching (wind-heat in the blood level), may be used…

ViewQiang Huo (Notopterygium Root)

Release exterior, disperse cold - useful with wind-cold and damp associated body/joint pain Guiding herb for the GV and Tai Yang Channels

ViewQian Hu (Hogfennel Root)

Re-directs rebellious lung qi downward, expels phlegm - coughing, wheezing with thick sputum due to heat in the lungs. Releases wind-heat from the exterior w/cough and copious phlegm.

ViewSheng Jiang (Fresh Ginger Rhizome)

Release the exterior, wind-cold, regulate ying and wei qi Warms the middle jiao - stomach cold/vomiting Alleviates coughing, warms lung Reduces toxicity of other herbs

ViewZhi Ke (Ripe Fruit of Zhi Shi)

Milder actions - move qi and reduce distention (good for weak patients).

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. Jing Fang Bai Du Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence lung dampness - phlegm cold and/or lung wind invasion - wind cold.

Jing Fang Bai Du Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: canker sores (cold sores), common cold, eczema, flu, mastitis, sinus infection and/or sinusitis

As noted above, jing fang bai du wan is within the release the exterior functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "release exterior cold", which contains the following formulas:

ViewChai Hu Gui Zhi Tang Wan (Bupleurum and Cinnamon Twig Decoction)

A combination of gui zhi tang and xiao chai hu tang - together they work with both taiyang and shaoyang syndromes - common colds and flu, fever, chills, joint pain, nausea, abdominal/epigastric diste…

ViewGui Zhi Tang Wan (Cinnamon Twig Decoction)

Gan Mao (wind-cold) - Common cold or flu (or related illnesses, asthma, rhinitis, etc.) presenting with fever and chills (unrelieved by sweating), headache, aversion to wind, no desire for fluids, dr…

All formulas in the primary category of "release the exterior" are listed below.

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