Tonify the Lungs Decoction with Ass-Hide Gelatin
Enrich the Yin and Moisten Dryness

Actions: Nourishes the yin, tonifies the Lungs, controls coughing, and stops bleeding.

Pattern: Lung yin deficiency with vigorous heat disrupting the flow of Lung qi with cough, wheeze, and bleeding.

E Jiao 45g Chief
Ma Dou Ling 15g Deputy
Xing Ren 6g Deputy
Niu Bang Zi 7.5g Deputy
Geng Mi 30g Assistant
Zhi Gan Cao 7.5g Assistant


Indications: Coughing with wheezing, a dry and parched throat, scanty or blood-streaked sputum, a red tongue with little coating, and a floating, thin, and rapid pulse.

Sang Bai Pi would be the best substitute for Ma Dou Ling.

Bensky pg. 163