Pediatric Formula "Little Treasures" by Giovanni Maciocia
Indications: Productive cough following an invasion of Wind (i.e. a common cold, influenza or an ear infection), yellow sputum, catarrh, thirst, restlessness, disturbed sleep, poor appetite.
Classical antecedent: Qing Qi Hua Tan Tang Clearing Qi and Resolving Phlegm Decoction.
|Chen Pi Pericarpium Citri reticulatae
Fu Ling Poria
Qian Hu Radix Peucedani
Huang Qin Radix Scutellariae
Pi Pa Ye Folium Eriobotryae
Xing Ren Semen Armeniacae
Gua Lou Fructus Trichosanthis
Sang Bai Pi Cortex Mori
|Zi Wan Radix Asteris
Zhi Shi Fructus Aurantii immaturus
Da Qing Ye Folium Isatidis seu Baphicacanthi
Gu Ya Fructus Oryzae sativae germinatus
Da Zao Fructus Jujubae
Gan Cao Radix Glycyrrhizae uralensis
Pattern:Phlegm-Heat in the Lungs.
Action: Drain Dampness, expel Wind, clear Heat, benefit the joints, invigorate Blood.
Caution and contraindications: Obviously the herbs contained in this remedy are cold in energy and therefore they potentially injure the Spleen. However, this remedy treats only an acute cough and it therefore would be taken for a few weeks at the most, during which time it is unlikely to damage the Spleen.
How to take:
- 6 monts to 1 year: 0.5 grams once or twice a day
- 1-2 years: 1 gram once or twice a day
- 2-4 years: 2 grams once or twice a day
- 4-7 years: 2-3 grams once or twice a day
- 7-10 years: 3 grams two or three times a day
Package: 30 grams of granules (includes measuring spoon)