Summary

  • This Chinese medicine is formulated from herbs that have been traditionally used for the treatment of upper respiratory tract infections
  • Reduces the severity and duration of flu symptoms and provides temporary relief of bronchial cough
  • This is a variant of a modern formula, Chuan Xin Pian or Chuan Xin Lian Kang Yan Pan, that was developed as an antiviral and antibacterial with a broad range of applications
  • This formula is enhanced with the addition of isatis leaf which has pronounced antiviral, antibacterial, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory actions
  • In TCM terms this formula clears heat toxin or fire toxin, drains damp-heat, cools the blood and reduces swelling
  • May be used in combination with a variety of different 'targeting' formulas to treat infections of multiple body systems

Indications: 

  • Acute infections (viral or bacterial) e.g. upper respiratory tract infections, acute cellulitis, injury infection, acute tonsillitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, acute enteritis, dysentery, urethritis, cystitis, purulent otitis media

TCM Syndromes: 

  • Heat toxin (or fire toxin) - various syndromes involving the internal organs or skin
  • Damp-heat - various syndromes involving the internal organs
  • Blood heat

Key clinical features: 

  • Fever
  • Inflammation
  • Cough, sore throat

Dosage & warnings

3 capsules twice daily

Contraindicated in pregnancy and breastfeeding
May cause epigastric pain and reduced digestive function

Only take as directed.

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This product is listed with the TGA - AustL 99762. The TGA publishes product info, including excipients under the "Other ingredients" subheading (not typically listed on the product label). Download the TGA public summary below.