Clear Heat and Transform Phlegm - General Herbal Formula Category Concepts


Clear Heat and Transform Phlegm Sub Category

Clear Heat and Transform Phlegm is a subcategory of the Treat Phlegm functional grouping.

The Treat Phlegm functional grouping contains the following sub categories:

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The Clear Heat and Transform Phlegm Category Contains (4) TCM formulas In Our Database

Ding Chuan Wan

Calm Wheezing Pills


  • Directs the lung qi downward and clears phlegm heat from the lungs.  Typically used for the condition of wind cold blocking the exterior with internal accumulation of phlegm heat - which may involve symptoms such as the common cold, bronchitis, asthma - with wheezing, cough with thick sticky yellow phlegm that is difficult to get out, rapid shallow breathing, difficulty breathing. 
  • Conditions may be acute or chronic.

Qing Fei Wan

Clear The Lungs Decoction


  • Clears heat and phlegm and replenishes lung yin - chronic cough, generally with thicker yellow mucus, sore throat.
  • With the right factors aspiration pneumonia, pneumonia, bronchitis, tuberculosis, bronchiectasis.

Qing Qi Hua Tan Wan

Clear the Qi and Transform Phlegm Pill


  • Cough with thick yellow or green phlegm, difficulty breathing, wheezing, and possible fullness of the chest due to damp heat accumulation in the lungs.

Wen Dan Wan

Warm the Gallbladder Formula


  • Anxiety, depression, insomnia, and other shen disturbances caused by phlegm misting the mind.
  • Seizures, convulsions or other types of involuntary muscle contractions that are caused by phlegm and heat.
  • Nausea, vomitting, abdominal discomfort resulting from disharmony of the stomach and gallbladder/liver.
  • Vertigo, dizziness or light-headedness.

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