Processed Rehmannia root
Purging Lung Powder / xie bai san / 瀉白散
Purging Lung Powder
Source: Key to Differentiation and Treatment of Children's Diseases 《小兒藥証直訣》
Indications: For coughing, wheezing, and fever with skin that feels hot to the touch, all of which are likely to worsen in the late afternoon. Other symptoms may include a dry mouth, a red tongue with yellow coating, and the pulse is thready and rapid. With appropriate medication, modern TCM uses this prescription in bronchitis, pneumonia, pertussis, tuberculosis, and in the early stages of measles.