Yin Chiao, Large, 200tab
Considering the number of users in Asia, and the length of time it's been in use, Yin Chiao is possibly the best selling cold remedy of all time, yet in the Western world it's almost a secret.*
Yinchiao is used at the first sign of a cold or during the first two days of Wind-Cold or Wind-Heat condition.*
Also used when exposed, or likely to be exposed to Wind pathogen.*
Particularly effective for colds beginning in the throat.*
TCM Functions of Yin Chiao
When Not to Use Yin Chiao: Safety, Cautions, and Contraindications
Generally regarded as safe for anyone.
Yin Chiao is made for acute conditions, and is not designed for long-term immune enhancement. For a daily supplement appropriate for long term immune enhancements, try Jade Shield Pills
Keep a dozen tablets in your car, purse, or pocket during cold season. Take promptly.
Begin taking tablets a half hour before entering airports, schools, or crowded public facilities.
Course of Use:
The course of treatment is a minimum of one day and a maximum of one week per episode.
Bed rest during the hours of administration, if possible, is a plus.
This classic formula is widely popular because of its ability to treat upper burner disorders without injury to the middle burner.
Though classified as a Wind-Heat formula, it is traditionally used, and effective for, both Wind Heat and Wind Cold patterns.
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