Six-Gentlemen of Metal and Water Decoction
Dry Dampness and Transform Phlegm
Enriches and nourishes the Lungs and Kidneys, dispels dampness, and transforms phlegm
Collected Teatises of (Zhang) Jing-Yue (1624)
For Lung and Kidney yin deficiency with rising phlegm characterized by copious, white sputum that is difficult to expectorate, wheezing, nausea, and a peeled tongue. The sputum may have a salty taste and the throat may be parched. Recently, this formula has bee widely used fo treating chronic bronchitis in the elderly.