Citrus & Pinellia Decoction

Citrus & Pinellia Decoction
(er chen tang, 二陳湯 )

Source: Formulary of the Taiping Welfare Dispensary Bureau《太平惠民和劑局方》

ban xia pinellia tuber Rhizoma Pinelliae 半夏
ju hong pummelo peel Exocarpium Citri Rubrum 橘紅
fu ling poria Poria 茯苓
jiu gan cao liquorice root (processed with honey) Radix Glycyrrhizae praeparata 炙甘草

Indications: Coughing with copious, white sputum that is easily expectorated, a stuffiness feeling in the chest and fatigue. There may also nausea or vomiting, dizziness and palpitation. The tongue coating looks white and glossy, and the pulse is rolling. With appropriate modifications, modern TCM uses the formula in conditions such as upper respiratory tract infection, chronic bronchitis, goiter, chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer and Meniere's disease.