Bing Pian - Open Orifices
HT, LU, SP (.03-.1g)


Bing Pian - Bing's Piano
After Bing's spirit was abducted by aliens he got hot and feinted. Afterwards he had some hot and itchy painful swelling in his throat and tongue, but he became a master pianist over night.

After Bing's wife became pregnant (cc: pregnancy) he developed (cc: qi and blood deficiency) and no longer played piano, but he still played his electronic keyboard from time to time (note: synthetic form often used)
English Name: borneol
Pharmaceutical Name: Borneolum Syntheticum
Properties: acrid, bitter, cool

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
spirit... abducted by alients opens orifices... revives spirit
hot and itchy painful swelling clears heat; alleviates pain and itching; reduces swelling


      Bing Pian Actions and Indications
  • Opens the orifices; revives spirit (coma caused by heat disorder, various types of fainting and convulsions; similar to she xiang but less strong)
  • Clears heat; alleviates pain and itching; reduces swelling (dermal conditions such as sores and scabies, itching; swollen red eyes, photophobia or excessive tearing; often used in topical powders for re-generating flesh; modern use for angine pectoris, topical use for pain and swelling of throat; tongue inflammation and pain)
  • (cc: pregnancy)
  • (cc: qi or blood xu)
  • (note: synthetic form commonly used)
    Special Notes:
  • Bing Pian was used to treat 30 patients with herpes zoster with satisfactory results. Mix 10 to 30 grams with rice water to make 40% herbal paste and apply to affected area 3-4 times daily for 3 to 5 days.

Comments or Suggestions? Spot an error? Submit to
The information on this web site is provided as is, without any warranty expressed or implied.
Copyright 2007 - 2024 Square Root Computers Inc