Qing Qi Hua Tan Wan Qing Qi Hua Tan Wan

English Name: Clear the Qi and Transform Phlegm Pill.

Category: Phlegm Resolving and Heat Clearing.

Functions: Clear Heat; transform Phlegm; regulate flow of Qi; stop cough.

Indications: Cough due to Phlegm-Heat with yellow sputum that is difficult to expectorate and fullness of the chest. If the condition is serious, there will also be nausea and shortness of breath.

Tongue and Pulse: The tongue will be red with a greasy yellow coating and the pulse will be slippery and rapid.


  • Gua Lou Ren [Semen Trichosanthis] – 6g
  • Chen Pi [Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae] – 6g
  • Huang Qin [Radix Scutellariae] – 6g
  • Xing Ren [Semen Pruni Armentiacae] – 6g
  • Zhi Shi [Fructus Aurantii Immaturus] – 6g
  • Fu Ling [Poria] – 6g
  • Dan Nan Xing [Arisaema cum Bile] – 9g
  • Ban Xia [Rhizoma Pinelliae] – 9g

Cautions and Contra-Indications: Qing Qi Hua Tan Wan is Cold in nature, so it should be used with caution in patients who are debilitated with loose bowels due to Spleen deficiency.