Mai Wei Di Huang Wan (aka: Ba Xian Chang Sou Wan) - Nourish Yin
Mai Wei Di Huang Wan - "My Way or the Highway" (aka: Ba Xian Chang Sou Wan)
Syndrome: KD and LU yin def w/ dry cough and wheeze
Action: Nourish KD and LU yin, astringes the qi, stops cough and wheeze
Key Sx: Cough, wheeze, difficult breathing, worse in afternoon, weak voice, SOB, soreness and weakness of lower back, tidal fever, night sweats, or nocturnal emission

Remember: One night I stopped to pick up a bum who had KD and LU deficiency with cough and wheeze, and I told him that he could come live with me but it was "My Way or the Highway". I promised to feed him Uncle Lu Wei's Shoe soup as long as he didn't get too lazy or touch mai dong.

K?: Mai Dong
??: Wu Wei Zi, Shu di, Shan Zhu Yu, Shan Yao, Fu Ling, Ze Xie, Mu Dan Pi
Cautions / Contraindications:
cc: for patients with indigestion and diarrhea due to deficiency of SP and ST
    Modern Applications:
  • chronic cough, asthma, hemoptysis, pulmonary emphysema, pulmonary tuberculosis, diabetes....

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