Traditional Chinese Medicine/Xin Liang Jie Biao

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Xin Liang Jie Biao[edit]

Spicy Cool Release Exterior

General Actions & Indications:

  • disperses Wind-Heat (Spicy & Cool)
  • fever
  • scared of wind
  • sore throat
  • thirsty
  • headache
  • red eye
  • tongue body red
  • tongue coat thin & yellow
  • pulse floating & rapid
  • stop itching
  • measles (heat come out)
  • stop cough

General Contraindications:

  • Qi & Yin deficiency causing excessive sweating

General Caution:

  • Yin deficiency syndrome
  • Blood deficiency
  • chronic skin infection


  • Bo He - disperses Wind-Heat, promotes expression of rashes, sweat-inducing (1)
  • Niu Bang Zi - disperses Wind-Heat, promotes expression of rashes, sweat-inducing (2)
  • Chan Tui - disperses Wind-Heat, promotes expression of rashes, sweat-inducing (3)


  • Sang Ye - disperses Wind-Heat and clears Liver Fire, stronger dispersing
  • Ju Hua - disperses Wind-Heat and clears Liver Fire, stronger clear Liver Fire, clear vision
  • Mu Zei - clears vision, removes membrane causing visual obstructions


  • Dan Dou Chi - mildly vents and disperses exterior pathogens at any level, relieves constraint


  • Ge Gen - releases exterior & raises Yang Qi, disperses heat Yang Ming muscle level, promotes expression of rash (w/ Sheng Ma)
  • Chai Hu - releases exterior & raises Yang Qi, most effective in reducing fever, intermitent chills & fever, raises Yang (with Sheng Ma)
  • Sheng Ma - releases exterior & raises Yang Qi, effective raises Yang action, relieves Heat Toxicity, promotes expression of rash (with Ge Gen), raises Yang (with Chai Hu)


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