“Clear Lung and Detox Formula”” for Coronavirus Infection

The National Chinese Medicine Administration of China announced the “Clear Lung and Detox Formula” for coronavirus infection, the prescription of the formula is here.

China’s Economic Network reported on February 18, 2020 the efficacy of Chinese medicine for the new coronavirus pneumonia, the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine stated on the Feb. 17th, 2020. The Clear Lung and Detox Formula for the coronavirus pneumonia had a good effect. Here is the formula prescription.

According to the notice issued jointly by the Chinese National Health Commission and the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine on February 6th 2020, the following is the “Clear Lung and Detox Formula” herbal formula.

“Clear Lung and Detox Formula” formulated as a combination and modification of a group of classic formulas of TCM, including Ma Xing Gan Shi formula, She Gan Ma Huang formula, Small Chaihu formula, and Wu ling San and it has a peaceful nature.

Prescription composition and method of administration :

Ma Huang (Ephedra sinica), 9g, Gan Cao (Glycyrrhiza uralensis),   6g, Ku Xing Ren (Semen Armeniacae amarum), 9g, Shi Gao (Gypsum firbrosum), 15-30g (first    fried), Gui Zhi( Cinnamomi Ramulus), 9g,  Ze Xie (Alisma orientale), 9g, Zhu Ling (Polyporus umbellatus), 9g,  Bai Zhu (Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma), 9g,  Fu Ling (Polyporus, Poria), 15g, Chai Hu (Bupleuri Radix), 16g,  Huang Qin (Scutellariae Radix), 6g,  Ban Xia (Pinelliae Tuber), 9g, Sheng Jiang (Zingiberis Rhizoma),(ginger) 9g, Zhi Wan (Radix asteris), 9g, Kuan Dong Hua (Flos farfarae), 9g,  She Gan (Belamcanda chinensis), 9g, Xi Xin (Asarum heterotropidest), 6g and Shao Yao (Paeoniae Radix), 12 g. 

Make a decoction and drink twice a day (morning and evening, 40 minutes after meals).

Each time after taking the medicine, take a half bowl of rice soup . If there is sign of tongue dryness liquid should be served.  (Note: If the patient does not have fever, the amount of raw gypsum should be reduced, if there is fever or high fever the amount of raw gypsum should be increased ). Three days is a treatment course. After one treatment course, if the symptoms improve but has not cured,   then take a second course of treatment. If the patient has special circumstances  or other basic diseases, the second course of treatment should modify the prescription according to the actual situation. 

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