HERBAL FORMULA FOR COMMON COLD WITH HEAT
This herbal formula is for the common cold with heat signs, if there is not heat symptoms use or formula for common cold with cold signs.
- Yellow sticky sputum
- Hard to expectorate phlegm
- Sore throat
- Chest congestion
Description of herbal formula according to traditional herbal medicine:
Folium Mori: Clears lung heat for cough, scanty or no sputum, difficult to expectorate sputum, dry mouth and throat caused by heat.
Flos Chrysanthemi: Dispels wind heat that are characterized by headache, red and painful eyes, fever. Has antibiotic effect.
Fructus Momordicae: Stops cough for difficult to expectorate phlegm and dryness of the throat. Antitussive effect.
Semen Armeniacae Amarum: Arrest cough and relieves wheezing. Redirects adverse rising lung qi to stop coughing and wheezing. It is an essential herb to treat coughing for initial, acute and chronic stages of cough.
Radix Platycodonis: Ventilates the lung, benefit’s the throat and dispels phlegm for cough, stuffy nose, sore throat, hoarse voice and headache. Expectorant and antitussive.
Folium Perillae: Expands the chest and ventilates the lung Qi for nasal obstruction and cough. Antibiotic effect.
Folium Isatidis: Clears heat for upper respiratory infection and eliminates toxins. Antibiotic effect.
Fructus Aurantii: Relieves chest congestion and dilates the airways to help with breathing.
Radix Seutellariae: Dries dampness and clears heat related disorders such as fever, nausea, yellow nasal discharge, coughing or wheezing.
Herba Menthae: Dispels wind heat and releases the exterior for symptoms such as headache, fever, sore throat, yellow tongue coating.
Fructus Arctii: Clears heat affecting the lungs that may accompanies headache, cough, sore throat with swelling and pain and yellow sputum. Antibiotic effect.
Pericarpium Trichosanthis: Dissolves phlegm, clears the lungs, expands the chest to treat chest congestion, wheezing, cough with difficult to expectorate sputum.
Semen Plantaginis: Dissolves phlegm and clears the lungs with cough due to lung heat with thick yellow sputum.
Radix Isaidis: This herb is commonly used in herbal formulas for treatment of upper respiratory tract infection as it clears heat, eliminates toxins and is used for sore throat.
Flos Lonicerae: This herb is used for the prevention of upper respirator tract infections by clearing heat.
Flos Farfarae: Treats upper respiratory infection and a wide range of coughing disorders, including hot or cold, interior or exterior, deficient or excess conditions.
Recommended to drink 2-4 cups daily until heat signs are gone, then switch to our common cold with cold symptoms.
This formula is not intended to treat, cure or diagnose the above condition. The information given is strictly according to traditional herbal medicine and should be used and prescribed as an herbal supplement.