Xin Yi Qing Fei Wan - Magnolia Flower Drink To Clear The Lungs

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Xin Yi Qing Fei Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "xin yi qing fei wan" , 辛夷清肺丸, which in english is "magnolia flower drink to clear the lungs", is categorized within the "release the exterior" functional grouping and within the "release exterior disorders with head and neck symptoms" sub-category.

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

  • Colds and/or allergies with heat signs (yellow mucus and/or fever, etc.).
  • Chronic sinus congestions / issues, chronic sinusitis, chronic rhinitis, loss of smell.
  • Nasal polyps with the right underlying factors.
  • Difficult to resolve sinus issues with thick, sticky mucus.
  • Headaches from sinus congestion.

Xin Yi Qing Fei Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).

  • May not be appropriate with heat signs from lung yin deficiency.

Our shop contains xin yi qing fei wan from the following manufacturer:

($19.00) Add To Cart View Xin Yi Qing Fei Tang - Sun Ten

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. Xin Yi Qing Fei Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

ViewBai He (Lily Bulb)

Moisten the lungs, clear heat, and stop coughing - cough from dry lungs or lung heat, sore throat. Clear heat and calm the spirit - low fever, insomnia, restlessness, irritability in the aftermath o…

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)…

ViewHuang Qin (Baical Skullcap Root, Scutellaria)

Clears heat, drains fire, especially from the upper warmer - heat patterns with fever, irritability, thirst, cough, thick, yellow sputum, hot sores and swellings. Clears heat, dries dampness - damp-…

ViewMai Men Dong (Ophiopogon Tuber)

Moistens the lungs, stops cough - dry cough, coughing blood. Augments stomach yin, generates fluids - dry tongue and mouth. Clears heat and eliminates irritability due to yin deficiency or a warm-f…

ViewPi Pa Ye (Loquat Leaf)

Transforms phlegm, clears lung heat - lung heat patterns with cough. Harmonizes the stomach, clears stomach heat, redirects rebellious stomach qi - nausea, vomiting, hiccups, belching. Often fried …

ViewSheng Ma (Black Cohosh Rhizome, Bugbane Rhizome)

Releases the exterior, vents muscles - accelerates the early stages of skin rashes, headache from wind-heat (forehead - stomach channel). Clears heat, relieves toxicity - toxins in the upper or supe…

ViewShi Gao (Gypsum)

The most important herb to clear internal heat, especially in the qi and yang ming levels. Clears heat, drains fire (heavy, descending) - high fever with no chills, excessive thirst, sweating, flood…

ViewXin Yi Hua (Magnolia Flower)

Expels wind-cold Sinus Headaches Unblocks nasal passages

ViewZhi Mu (Anemarrhena Rhizome)

Clears heat, drains fire - high fever, irritability, thirst, and a rapid flooding pulse in patterns of excessive heat in the lungs and/or stomach; cough due to lung heat with thick yellow sputum. No…

ViewZhi Zi (Cape Jasmine Fruit, Gardenia)

Clears heat (Heart and Liver), eliminates irritability - heat patterns with fever, restlessness, insomnia, delirium, stifling sensation in the chest. Drains damp heat - lin (urinary dysfunction) syn…

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. Xin Yi Qing Fei Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence lung wind invasion - wind heat.

Xin Yi Qing Fei Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: common cold, headache, nasal polyps, rhinitis, sinus infection and/or sinusitis

As noted above, xin yi qing fei wan is within the release the exterior functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "release exterior disorders with head and neck symptoms", which contains the following formulas:

ViewGe Gen Wan (Kudzu Decoction)

Wind-cold invasion with upper neck and back pain - cold or flu, mild fever, no sweating, stiffness.

ViewQing Bi Wan (Clear The Nose Decoction)

Sinus issues arising from damp-heat pattern in Chinese Medicine - yellow and sticky discharge, sinusitis, rhinitis acute or chronic. Sinus headache, decreased olfactory sense.  

ViewXin Yi Wan (Magnolia Flower Powder)

Colds and/or allergies with cold signs (white mucus and/or no fever, etc.). Chronic sinus congestions / issues, chronic sinusitis, chronic rhinitis, loss of smell. Headaches from sinus congestion.

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

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