Release Exterior Formulas Comparison

TYPE
FORMULA
ALTERNATE NAME
FUNCTIONS
INDICATIONS
TONGUE/PULSE
INGREDIENTS
Wind-Cold
Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao Wan Ligusticum Teapills
Ligusticum Teapills
Dispels Wind-Cold, Releases the Exterior, Invigorates Qi and Blood, Unblocks the Channels and Collaterals, Dispels Wind-Cold, Releases the Exterior, Invigorates Qi and Blood, Unblocks the Channels and Collaterals Initial stage of a wind-cold invasion presenting with extreme blockage, especially in the occipital (Tai Yang) and temporal (Shao Yang) regions, but may also include frontal (Yang Ming), vertex (Jue Yin), or sinus areas. Useful for treatment of “Wind in the head” (tou feng) with lingering blockage in any part of the head, that occurs at irregular intervals after an external invasion. Tongue: normal; Pulse: floating, possibly tight Bo he, Chuan xiong, Jing jie, Qiang huo, Bai zhi, Gan cao, Fang feng, Gui zhi
Wind-Cold
Gui Zhi Tang Gui Zhi Tang
Gui Zhi Teapills
Dispels Wind-Cold, Releases Pathogenic Influences from the Muscle Level, Regulates Ying and Wei Fen (Nutritive and Protective Qi levels) Tai Yang Zheng Feng (externally contracted wind cold) with concurrent Wei Qi (Protective Qi) deficiency leading to an exterior cold deficient condition. Also for Ying and Wei Fen (Nutritive and Protective Qi level) disharmony. Tongue: thin white moist coat; Pulse: floating, moderate, weak, slow Gui zhi, Bai shao, Sheng jiang, Da zao, Zhi gan cao
Wind-Cold
Jing Fang Bai Du Wan Jing Fang Bai Du Wan
Release the Exterior Teapills
Releases the Exterior, Dispels Wind-Cold-Damp, Expels Phlegm External wind cold dampness invasion. Tongue: possibly swollen, thin white coat Pulse: floating, tight Jing jie, Fang feng, Chai hu, Qian hu, Chuan xiong, Qiang huo, Du huo, Fu ling, Jie geng, Gan cao, Sheng jiang
Wind-Cold
Xin Yi Tang Xin Yi Tang
Magnolia Flower Teapills
Dispels Wind-Cold, Eliminates Dampness, Benefits the Nose Wind-cold invasion of the head, particularly the nose and sinuses. Tongue: normal, thin white coat Pulse: floating, tight Xin yi hua, Bai zhi, Fang feng, Gao ben, Sheng ma, Mu tong, Chuan xiong, Qiang huo, Gan cao
Wind-Heat
Fufang Nan Ban Lan Gen Tablets Fufang Nan Ban Lan Gen Tablets
Ban Lan Gen Tablets
Clears Heat, Expels Toxic Heat, Benefits the Throat, Invigorates the Blood, Mobilizes the Wei/Defensive Qi Wind Heat invasion with Toxic Heat, particularly affecting the throat and face. Also useful for Wind Heat or Toxic Heat attacking the skin. Tongue: normal to red, may have a red tip or a thin yellow coat; Pulse: floating, rapid Nan ban lan gen, Pu gong ying, Zi hua di ding
Wind-Heat
Bi Yan Pian Bi Yan Pian
Bi Yan Tablets / Sinus Function Support
Disperses Wind, Clears Heat, Expels Toxic Heat, Transforms Phlegm, Unblocks the Nose Wind Heat obstructing the nasal passages and congealing the nasal fluids into Phlegm Heat. Loss of sense of smell. Tongue: normal to red, yellow coat; Pulse: slippery, rapid Cang er zi, Xin yi hua, Lian qiao, Fang feng, Bai zhi, Zhi mu, Gan cao, Jing jie, Ye ju hua, Wu wei zi, Jie geng
Wind-Heat
Cang Er Zi Tang Cang Er Zi Tang
Upper Chamber Teapills
Dispels Wind, Benefits/Unblocks the Nose, Alleviates Pain Wind Heat lingering in the nasal passages with congealing of the nasal fluids causing Phlegm obstruction. Loss of sense of smell. Tongue: thin white or yellow coat; Pulse: floating, tight or rapid Cang er zi, Bai zhi, Xin yi hua, Bo he
Wind-Heat
Chuan Xin Lian Chuan Xin Lian
Chuan Xin Lian Tablets
Clears Heat, Expels Toxic Heat, Cools the Blood Lung Heat and/or Toxic Heat attacking the throat. Also for Damp Heat and Toxic Heat in the Lower Jiao. Useful as a general Toxic Heat clearing combination that can be used with a targeting formula to direct actions to a particular organ system. Tongue: red, with a yellow coat; Pulse: rapid, slippery Chuan xin lian, Pu gong ying, Ban lan gen
Wind-Heat
Gan Mao Ling Gan Mao Ling
Gan Mao Ling Tablets
Dispels Wind, Clears Heat, Expels Toxic Heat Wind Heat or mild Wind Cold in the Exterior. Tongue: normal. May have a red tip, or a thin yellow coat; Pulse: floating. May be rapid or tight, depending on whether the external invasion is due to wind heat or wind cold. Gang mei gen, San cha ku, Ye ju hua, Huang jing, Ban lan gen, Jin yin hua
Wind-Heat
Sang Ju Yin Sang Ju Yin
Clear Wind Heat Teapills
Releases Exterior Wind Heat, Disperses and Descends Lung Qi, Restores the Downward Flow of Lung Qi Initial stages of a Wind Heat in the Exterior or mild Wind Heat. Tongue: thin white coat; Pulse: floating, rapid Lu gen, Sang ye, Ju hua, Lian qiao, Jie geng, Xing ren, Gan cao, Bo he
Wind-Heat
Yin Qiao Jie Du San/Pian Yin Qiao Jie Du San/Pian
Yin Chiao Chieh Tu Pien
Releases the Exterior, Dispels Wind, Clears Heat, Expels Toxic Heat. Early stages of a Wind Heat in the Exterior possibly accompanied by Toxic Heat. Also for Wind Heat or Toxic Heat attacking the skin, especially in the upper body. Tongue: normal, may have a red tip or a thin yellow coat; Pulse: floating, rapid Jin yin hua, Lian qiao, Niu bang zi, Jie geng, Bo he, Dan dou chi, Gan cao, Jing jie, Dan zhu ye
Wind-Heat
Zhong Gan Ling Zhong Gan Ling
Zhong Gan Ling
Dispels Wind, Clears Heat, Expels Toxic-Heat, Cools the Blood, Releases Evil Qi from the Muscle Level Severe Wind Heat in the Exterior or Lung Heat with Toxic Heat, with Heat constricting the muscle layer of the head and neck. Tongue: red, or red tip with a thin white or yellow coat; Pulse: floating, rapid, possibly forceful Mao dong qing, Ge gen, Ma bian cao, Ban lan gen, Qing hao, Shi gao, Qiang huo
Wind-Heat
Ban Lan Gen Chong Ji Ban Lan Gen Chong Ji
Southern Ban Lan Gen Comb. Instant Herbal Tea
Clears Heat, Expels Toxic Heat, Benefits the Throat, Invigorates the Blood, Mobilizes the Wei/Defensive Qi. Wind Heat in the Exterior with Toxic Heat, particularly affecting the throat and face. Also useful for Wind Heat or Toxic Heat attacking the skin. Tongue: normal to red, may have a red tip or a thin yellow coat; Pulse: floating, rapid Nan ban lan gen, Pu gong ying, Zi hua di ding
Wind-Heat
Bi Yan Qing Du Chong Ji Bi Yan Qing Du Chong Ji
Chrysanthemum & Xanthium Comb. Instant Herbal Tea
Disperses Wind, Clears Heat, Expels Toxic Heat, Transforms Phlegm, Unblocks the Nose Wind Heat obstructing the nasal passages and congealing the nasal fluids into Phlegm Heat. Tongue: normal to red, yellow coat; Pulse: slippery, rapid Ye ju hua, Cang er zi, Chong lou, Mao mei gen, Liang mian zhen, Xia ku cao, Long dan cao, Dang shen
Wind-Heat
Gan Mao Jie Du Chong Ji Gan Mao Jie Du Chong Ji
Kudzu & Honeysuckle Comb. Instant Herbal Tea
Dispels Wind, Clears Heat, Expels Toxic Heat Wind Heat or mild Wind Cold in the Exterior Tongue: normal. May have a red tip, or a thin yellow coat; Pulse: floating. May be rapid or tight, depending on whether the external invasion is due to wind heat or wind cold. Ge gen, Jin yin hua, Huang qin, Lian qiao, Da qing ye, Guan zhong, Ban lan gen, Ju hua, Bai zhi, Yin chen hao, Zhi zi
Interior Heat
Zhong Gan Ling Zhong Gan Ling
Zhong Gan Ling Tablets
Dispels Wind, Clears Heat, Expels Toxic-Heat, Cools the Blood, Releases Pathogenic Influences from the Muscle Level Severe wind-heat invasion or Lung heat with heat-toxins, with heat constricting the muscle layer of the head and neck. Tongue: red, or red tip with a thin white or yellow coat; Pulse: floating, rapid, possibly forceful Mao dong qing, Ge gen, Ma bian cao, Ban lan gen, Qing hao, Shi gao, Qiang huo
Interior Heat
Fang Feng Tong Sheng San Fang Feng Tong Sheng San
Ledebourellia Sagely Unblocks
Releases the Exterior, Disperses Wind-Heat, Clears Heat, Purges Accumulation, Unblocks the Bowels Intense heat and fire in both the interior and exterior, due to a wind heat invasion with pre-existing internal heat, or a wind heat invasion lodging simultaneously in both the interior and exterior. Also used for obesity as a clearing formula in patients with strong constitutions and a tendency towards heat and constipation. Tongue: yellow, greasy coat; Pulse: flooding, rapid, wiry, slippery Lian qiao, Fang feng, Jing jie, Mang xiao, Zhi zi, Huang qin, Dang gui, Chuan xiong, Bai zhu, Jie geng, Gan cao, Jiu chao da huang, Bo he
Interior Deficiency
Ren Shen Bai Du Tang Ren Shen Bai Du Tang
Resilient Warrior Teapills
Releases the Exterior, Dispels Wind-Cold-Damp, Expels Phlegm, Tonifies the Qi External wind cold dampness invasion with underlying Qi deficiency Tongue: swollen, possible teethmarks, greasy white coat; Pulse: floating, weak, or soggy Qiang huo, Du huo, Chuan xiong, Chai hu, Qian hu, Fu ling, Zhi ke, Jie geng, Bo he, Ren shen, Gan cao, Sheng jiang
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