Jie Geng Wen

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Other Name:  Platycodon Grandiflorum Pills

Ingredients (Pin Yin):
  Jie geng

  Platycodon grandiflorum root

Other Ingredients:
  Talcum, Botanical wax

TCM Functions:  Descends and Disperses Lung Qi, Expels Phlegm, Benefits the Throat, Directs Herbs to the Chest and Throat

Standard Dosage:  8 pills, 3 x per day

Clinical Dosage: Administer half an hour before or one hour after eating. In the initial phases, dosage may be increased to 8-12 pills 3 times per day, then reduced to a maintenance dose as the formula takes effect. May be used medium to long-term for several weeks to several months.

Contraindications (all):  Use with caution for chronic cough due to Yin deficiency. Use with caution in patients with nausea, as the rising nature of Jie geng/platycodon may cause Stomach Qi to rise.