Pediatric formula 60 ml. (9:1 concentration) extract
Chinese Symptomology: Xiao er er tong (pediatric ear pain); Xiao er fa re (pediatric fever); Xiao er ye ti (pediatric night crying);fever; ear tugging
Western Symptomology: Otitis media; Pediatric Earache
Actions: Clears heat and transforms phlegm, adbucts food and disperses stagnation, harmonizes the liver and stomach, fortifies the spleen and supplements the qi, quiets the spirit, opens the orifice of the ear, and stops pain.
Pattern: Pediatric food stagnation transforming heat and ascending through internal branches of the large intestine channel to steam and fume in the region of the ear. There may also be signs of spleen qi vacuity.
Chinese name Xiao Chai Hu Tang Jia Jian
Bai Zhi (Radix Angelicae Dahuricae); Chuan Xiong (Rhizoma Chuanxiong); Huang Qin (Radix Scutellariae); Lian Qiao (Fructus Forsythiae); Jin Yin Hua (Flos Lonicerae); Chai Hu (Radix Bupleuri); Ban Xia (Rhizoma Pinelliae); Dang Shen (Radix Codonopsitis); Shan Zha (Fructus Crataegi); Ji Nei Jin (Endothelium Corneum Gigeriae Galli); Shi Chang Pu (Rhizoma Acori Tatarinowii); Chen Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae); Da Zao (Fructus Jujubae); Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae);
Description: This formula is meant for the treatment of pediatric food stagnation transforming into heat and ascending through internal branches of the large intestine channel to steam and fume in the region of the ear. This pattern is commonly seen in pediatric otitis media characterized by pain, fever, restlessness, ear-tugging, but no purulent discharge. Commonly, children with this pattern exhibit the complication of spleen vacuity.
Dosage: A dose of 2-3 droppers 3-4 times per day should be adequate for children 3-4 years old. This dose may be increased to 3-4 droppers 3-4 times per day for children 5-6 and so on up from there