Qi and Flavor
A simple visual reference for Chinese Medicine Formulas

Huang Lian E Jiao Tang 黃 蓮 阿 膠 湯


Source: Six Texts on Cold Damage (1445)

Indication: Exterior Wind-Cold (Tai Yang) transforming to heat inthe Interior (Yang Ming)

Symptoms: An exterior wind-cold presentation charachterized by increasing fever and decreasing chills, accompanied by headache, stiffness in the extremities, orbital eye pain, dry nose, irritability, insomnia

Tongue: red or purple with dry, deep yellow, or brown coat; Pulse: floating, rapid, slippery