This formula is a modification of Bi Qiu Tang (Sniveling Nose Decoction) created by Dr. Wei Zi-zhang of the Guangxi College of Chinese Medicine First Affiliated Hospital.
Dry Rhizoma Zingiberis (Gan Jiang) has been substituted for Herba Asari Cum Radice (Xi Xin) due to Xi Xin’s containign aristolochic acid. Dr. Wei’s optional ingredients have been added for both clear, runny nose and stuffed nose.
Wind evils invading because the defensive qi is not securing the exterior. This in turn is due to insufficient spleen (and possible kidney) vacuity with deeplying phlegm rheum.
Huang Qi (Radix Astragali)
Yi Yi Ren (Semen Coicis)
Shan Yao (Radix Dioscoreae)
Dang Shen (Radix Codonopsitis)
Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae)
Fang Feng (Radix Saposhnikoviae)
Jing Jie (Herba Schizonepetae)
Jie Geng (Radix Platycodi)
He Zi (Fructus Terminaliae)
Xin Yi Hua (Flos Magnoliae)
Bo He (Herba Menthae Haplocalycis)
Ze Xie (Rhizoma Alismatis)
Wu Wei Zi (Fructus Schisandrae)
Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Chan Tui (Periostracum Cicadae)
Gan Jiang (dry Rhizoma Zingiberis)