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:
Jing Fang Bai Du Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Our shop contains jing fang bai du wan from the following manufacturers:
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:
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…
Invigorate blood, promote movement of Qi - any blood stasis pattern, important for gynecological issues (amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, difficult labor, lochioschesis). Expels wind and alleviates pain - …
Dispels wind-cold-damp - bi syndromes, especially lower back and legs (acute/chronic). Shao yin stage headache and toothache.
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 …
Promotes urination, drains dampness, transforms phlegm - urinary difficulty, diarrhea, edema, headache, dizziness, greasy tongue coat. Strengthens the spleen, harmonizes the middle jiao - diarrhea, …
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)…
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.
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…
Release exterior, disperse cold - useful with wind-cold and damp associated body/joint pain Guiding herb for the GV and Tai Yang Channels
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.
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
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:
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…
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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