Mai Men Dong (Rx. Ophiopogonis)
Ban Xia (Rz. Pinelliae)
Ren Shen (Rx. Ginseng)
Geng Mi (Nonglutinous Rice)
Da Zao (Fr. Zizyphi Jujubae)
Gan Cao (Rx. Glycyrrhizae)
Function: Benefits the stomach, generates fluids, and descends rebellious Qi.
Treats: Lung yin deficiency secondary to yin deficiency of the stomach.
Sx: Coughing and spitting of saliva, wheezing,
shortness of breath, a dry and uncomfortable sensation in, the throat, a dry mouth, thirst, belching, nausea, vomiting, a dry, red tongue with little coating, and a thready rapid pulse.
Western: Chronic bronchitis, tuberculosis, peptic ulcer and gastritis.
Cautions and Contraindications: Do not use for lung deficiency