Herb Formulae for
lungs and stomach heat is overactive
Translated and edited by:
Hing Kwok Chu
Formula: bai hu tang, xiao ke fang adjusted
Application: for syndrome
of thirst, frequent urination, dry throat and tongue, hungry, gradually
losing weight, constipation, red tongue with thin yellow fur, rapid or
thin and rapid pulse.
Prescription: bai hu tang
with adjustment (as follows)
gao 30 g,
zhi mu 10 g,
sheng di huang 15 g,
10 g, tian hua fen 30 g,
huang lian 6 g,
huang qin 10 g,
6 g, ou zhi (lotus root juice) 25 g
(added after boiling all the above herbs with water).
If the patient is thirsty, drinks and urinates often: add
wu wei zi , shi hu to
facilitate the enhancing of yin to remove
If the patient is tired and has cold sweat: add ren shen to
improve qi and rid of thirst.
The above is
classical traditional Chinese herb formula. Do not confuse this with the
formulae which sometimes are not pure traditional Chinese herbs and might
contain modern prescription drugs.
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