Zhi Sou San by Blue Poppy’s Great Nature Classics is a formula that comes from Cheng Guo-peng’s Qing dynasty Yi Xue Xin Yu (Awakening the Heart to the Study of Medicine).
Within this formula, Zi Wan and Bai Bu transform phlegm and stop coughing.
Bai Qian and Jie Geng diffuse the lungs and loosen the chest.
Chen Pi transforms phlegm and rectifies the qi.
Jin Jie slightly resolves the exterior to dispel any lingering evils.
Gan Cao harmonizes all the other ingredients in the formula as well as disinhibits the throat when used with Jing Jie and Jie Geng in externally contracted wind disorders.
Actions: Transforms phlegm and stops coughing, resolves the exterior and diffuses the lungs
Pattern: External contraction of wind cold fettering the lungs
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.
Adults take 3 capsules 2 times per day or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
Zhi Sou San Ingredients in 3 capsules:
Jie Geng (Radix Platycodi) 383.1 mg
Jing Jie (Herba Schizonepetae) 383.1 mg
Zi Wan (Radix Asteris) 383.1 mg
Bai Bu (Radix Stemonae) 383.1 mg
Bai Qian (Rhizoma Cynanchi Stautonii) 383.1 mg
Chen Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae) 191.4 mg
Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae) 143.1 mg