Zhi Sou San Capsules

Zhi Sou San Capsules

Zhi Sou San Capsules

Brand BioEssence Capsules
Unit Size 100 Caps
Dosage As Directed
Potency 5:1
Chinese Symptomology Signs & symptoms of external contraction of wind cold fettering the lungs include: * Cough with or without slight chills and fever * Itchy throat * Difficult-to-expectorate phlegm * Thin, white tongue fur * A moderate, floating pulse
Western Symptomology External contraction of wind cold fettering the lungs resulting in upper respiratory tract infection, acute bronchitis, chronic bronchitis, pertussis, early stages of viral and mycoplasmic pneumonia
Actions Transforms phlegm and stops coughing, resolves the exterior and diffuses the lungs
Pattern External contraction of wind cold fettering the lungs
Tongue Thin white coating.
Pulse Floating, slightly rapid or slippery.
Chinese name 止嗽散
English name Stop Coughing Decoction / Platycodon & Schizonepeta Formula

Stops Cough, expels sputum; dispels external attack of Wind on the Lungs.*

Pharmaceutical Latin Pin Yin Dosage Actions
Rx. Asteris Zi Wan 4-10g

Relieves coughs and expels Phlegm.

With Jie Geng and Jing Jie, for productive cough in the aftermath of an Externally-contracted disease - usually Wind-Cold.

Rz, Cynanchi Stauntonii Bai Qian 4-10g

Descends Qi, expels Phlegm and stops cough.

With Jie Geng and Jing Jie, for cough due to External Wind-Cold-Phlegm Obstruction.

Rx. Stemonae Bai Bu 4-10g

Moistens the Lungs and stops cough

With Jiie Geng, Jing Jie and Zi Wan, for stubborn cough from Wind-Cold.

Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng 4-10g

Opens the Lungs, spreads Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, benefits the throat and raises Lung Qi, directing the effects of other herbs to the upper body.

With Gan Cao, disseminates Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, resolves toxicity, and expels pus for productive cough with hoarseness, pain and swelling of the throat due to Wind-Heat.

Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi 2-10g

Regulates Qi, Dries Dampness, transforms Phlegm and descends Qi.


Hb. Schizonepetae Jing Jie 4-10g

Releases the exterior and expels Wind.

With Jie Geng and Gan Cao, for acute cough associated with External disorders.

Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 2-6g

Moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm, stops cough and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.

With JIe Geng, for pain and swelling of the throat.

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