Yin Qiao San Yin Qiao San

English Name:Honeysuckle and Forsythia Powder.

Category: Exterior Releasing – Exterior Wind-Heat Releasing.

Functions: Clears Wind and Heat, releases the exterior and reduces toxicity.

Indications: Yin Qiao San is indicated for early stage febrile diseases and severe exterior Heat syndrome. The usual symptoms include fever without sweating or hindered sweating, slight aversion to wind and cold, chills, headaches, cough, thirst and sore throat.

Tongue and Pulse: The tongueis usually thin, with a thin white or thin yellow coating. The pulse is floating and rapid.


  • Jin Yin Hua [Flos Lonicerae] – 15g
  • Lian Qiao [Fructus Forsythiae] – 15g
  • Jie Geng [Radix Platycodi] – 6g
  • Bo He [Herba Menthae] – 6g
  • Niu Bang Zi [Fructus Arctii] – 9g
  • Dan Zhu Ye [Herba Lophatheri] – 6g
  • Jing Jie [Herba Schizonepetae] – 9g
  • Dan Dou Chi [Semen Sojae Praeparatum] – 6g
  • Gan Cao [Radix Glycyrrhizae] – 6g

Cautions and Contra-Indications: It is not applicable to exterior syndrome due to invasion by Wind-Cold.