Ting li da zao xie fei tang
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In lung abscess, with panting and inability to lie down, ting li da zao xie fei tang governs.
In lung abscess with fullness and distension in the chest, when there is superficial swelling of the body, face and eyes, nasal congestion with clear discharge, and inability to smell perfume, stench, sour and spicy, with cough rebellion and ascent of qi, panting, wheezing, and stuffed congestion, ting li da zao xie fei tang governs.
In poking rheum with inability to breath, ting li da zao xie fei tang governs.
Ting li zi, Lepidii/Descurainiae semen is pungent dispersing of dampness in the lungs and bladder. It is bitter draining of fluids in the lungs and bladder.
Ting li zi drains the lungs, reduces phlegm, calms wheezing, circulates water and reduces edema.
Da zao, Jujubae fructus is sweet tonifying and moderating. It tonifies and nourishes the stomach domain, spleen, lungs, and heart. It directly nourishes the shao yin heart.
Da zao adds material to the tai yin middle to generate heart blood while building spleen qi to strengthen lung and heart qi to revive the pulse beat.
Sweet tonifying da zao is being used to prevent excessive draining and drying from ting li zi. Is also nourishes heart blood and the jue yin. The presence of an abscess indicates that the blood layer has been damaged.