Yin Chiao Chieh Tu Pien - Traditional Chinese Medicine for Colds and Flu

Yin Chiao: Chinese Herbal Medicine for Common Cold or Flu Prevention


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The month of August is fast approaching. This means Fall is just around the corner. After that, brace yourselves because Winter is coming.. The cold season is practically here!


The current Coronavirus scare has made many people afraid to get sick. A common cold or the flu is sure to keep you on your toes. 


The only way to make sure you do not catch these sicknesses or illnesses is to boost your immune system and strengthen your body. But when you do catch the colds or flu, what can you do to help relieve your sickness?

 

INTRODUCING OUR PRODUCT- YIN CHIAO CHIEH TU PIEN


Yin Chiao Chieh Tu Pien is a formula made up of many herbs commonly used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). 


In the form of a pill, Yin Chiao Chieh Tu Pien will help against common respiratory sicknesses such as the cold or flu. It is a good remedy to make sure you are strong and healthy as you go through the cold and flu season.


Practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) advise that Yin Chiao Chieh Tu Pien be taken proactively when you have the colds or flu. 


Specifically, Yin Chiao Chieh Tu Pien should be taken when you have the following symptoms: 


- slight or no chills
- body heat without sweating 
- headache 
- aching shoulder and upper arm muscles
- nervous discomfort
- intense aversion to cold temperatures 
- stiffness in the neck and upper spine 
- thirst 
- cough
- sore throat

 

SO WHAT IS IN IT? WHAT ARE THE INGREDIENTS of Yien Chiao Chieh Tu Pien Herbal Medicine?

 

To know what makes this formula effective, let us take a look at the some of the various ingredients which make up Yin Chiao Chieh Tu Pien. (Note: This is not the full list):

 

1. Jin Yin Hua

 

Honeysuckle Flower - Traditional Chinese Medicine

 

Scientific name: Lonicera japonica
Also Known as: Honeysuckle flower, Lonicera


What does it do according to TCM?
- clears heat
- resolves toxicity
- vents external wind-heat

 

Jin Yin Hua or Lonicera japonica is a vine found in East Asian countries such as China, Japan, and Korea. It is used as an ornamental plant to cover walls and fences. It has very fragrant flowers which are not only used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) or Yin Chiao formula but also as added taste to beverages.

 

2. Lian Qiao

Forsythia fruit as Traditional Chinese Medicine

 


Scientific name: Forsythia suspensa 
Also Known as: Forsythia fruit


What does it do according to TCM?
-clears heat 
-resolves toxicity
-dissipates clumps

 

Lian Qiao or Forsythia suspensa is one of the 11 species of the genus Forsythia. It is also native to East Asia. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Yin Chiao formula, the fruit is used. When harvested, the seed capsules are  boiled or steamed and then sun-dried.

 

3. Niu Bang Zi

Greater Burdock as Traditional Chinese Medicine

 

What does it do according to TCM?
- relieves the Exterior and disperses heat
- allows the release of toxicity from the surface and clears heat
- eeduces swelling and clears pathogenic heat. 
- lubricates the intestines.

- relieves sore throat.

 

The fruit of the Greater Burdock or Niu Ban Zi is used in Yin Chiao and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)  to cleanse the body of impurities. Its bitter taste also helps in bowel movement. Because of this, it is eaten as food and an ingredient in some Chinese dishes.

 

4. Jie Geng

 

Balloon flower in Yin Chiao Formula

 

Scientific name: Platycodon grandiflorus 
Also Known as: Platycodon, Balloon flower
What does it do according to TCM?
- disseminates and opens lung qi
- dispels phlegm

 

The Playcodon or Balloon flower is another ornamental flower commonly found around East Asia. The plant itself can be eaten. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it is the root which is known to have medicinal effects.

 

5. Bo He

 

Field Mint in Traditional Chinese Medicine

 

Scientific name: Mentha haplocalyx 
Also Known as: Mentha, Field mint
What does it do according to TCM?
- disperses wind-heat 
- cools and clears eyes and head
- vents early-stage rashes
- releases constrained liver qi

 

Field mint or Wild mint has aromatic leaves and is commonly used in many beverages for added taste such as tea. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it has a soothing effect on the throat which is perfect when you have coughs or colds. It is this type of mint found in Yin Chiao - is also preferred in making menthol oil.

 

6. Gān Cǎo

 

Scientific name: Glycyrrhiza uralensis
Also Known as: Licorice, Liquorice


What does it do according to TCM?
- tonifies the basal qi and nourishes the spleen qi. 
- clears heat and dispels toxicity. 
- moistens the lungs. 
- expel phlegm and stop coughing.
- relieves spasms and alleviates pain. 
- harmonizes and moderates the effects of other herbs

 

Liquorice has a sweet taste. Because of this, it is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Yin Chiao to help balance the effects of other herbs when mixed together. In the west, it is more commonly used in candies and sweets such as the liquorice stick.

 

7. Dàn Zhú Yè

 

Scientific name: Lophatherum gracile
Also Known as: Bamboo leaf


What does it do according to TCM?
- clears Heat and aids thirst
- aids urination and drains damp-heat

 

Just like most herbs in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Dan Zhu Ye should not be taken by itself. It is used like Gan Cao (Liquorice) and  is used to help blend other ingredients together as part of the Yin Chiao formula too. It also known to have anti-bacterial and anti-viral attributes which are perfect for respiratory sicknesses such as the colds or the flu. The attributes make it so popular that  it is also eaten in China as food in various dishes.

 

With these many ingredients, it is no wonder that Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) advocates the use of Yin Chiao Chieh Tu Pien to help relieve the effects of respiratory sicknesses and illnesses such as cough, colds, or the flu. It is a product you will want to have available during this coming cold and flu season.

 

WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW?


It is said that prevention is still better than cure when it comes to treating common respiratory sicknesses and illnesses such as the colds or flu. Keep a healthy diet, eat lots of fruits and vegetables, and exercise often. When you do get colds or the flu, stay home and get plenty of rest. Also drink lots of fluids, especially water. To help in your recovery, make sure you have Yin Chiao Chieh Tu Pien on hand. 

 

Note: This article is for informational purposes only. Always consult your doctor if you have the colds or flu.

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