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Yinqiao Jiedu Wan is a herbal formula used in Traditional Chinese medicine to "induce diaphoresis, remove heat and counteract toxicity". It is used where there is "upper respiratory infection with fever, headache, cough, dryness of the mouth and sore throat".


Formula For:

  • Dispels External Wind-Heat and Dampness
  • Relieves toxicity


Can be used for treating:

  • Common cold
  • Influenza
  • Acute laryngitis
  • Carbuncles
  • Furuncles
  • Nasal congestion
  • Suppurative infections
  • Tonsillitis
  • Parotitis
  • Abscess
  • Cough


Yin Qiao Jie Du Wan / Fever, cough, common cold & sore throat 银翘解毒丸


Flos Lonicerae    Jin Yin Hua  

Clears Heat, resolves Fire toxicity and vents and disperses External Wind-Heat.
With Lian Qiao, for various Heat disorders.


Fr. Forsythiae    Lian Qiao    

Clears Heat, especially in the Upper Jiao, relieves toxicity, reduces abscesses and dissipates clumps.
With Jin Yin Hua, for initial-stage Wind-Heat.


Hb. Menthae Haplocalycis    Bo He 

Disperses Wind-Heat, cools and clears the head and eyes, vents rashes and benefits the throat.


Rx. Glycyrrhizae    Gan Cao 

 Moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm, stops coughing, clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.


Rx. Platycodi    Jie Geng  

Disperses the Lungs, stops cough, resolves Phlegm and descends Qi.
With Gan Cao, for hoarseness and throat swelling and pain due to Wind-Heat Attacks the Lungs.


Fr. Arctii    Niu Bang Zi  

Disperses Wind-Heat, benefits the throat, relieves Heat and toxins, and spreads Lung Qi.
With Bo He, for sores due to Wind-Heat, dry throat, cough with yellow sputum, incomplete expression of measles or pruritic rash.
With Jie Geng and Bo He, and Jing Jie, for throat inflammation and productive cough due to Wind-Heat Attacks the Lungs.
With Jin Yin Hua, Bo He, Lian Qiao, and Jie Geng, for Sore throat caused by a febrile disorder or Wind-Heat.


Sm. Sojae Preparata    Dan Dou Chi

Relieves the exterior.
With Niu Bang Zi and Lian Qiao, for Wind-Heat.
With Bo He, Jing Jie and Niu Bang Zi, for early-stage Wind-Heat with fever and headache.


Hb. Lophatheri    Dan Zhu Ye 

Generates Fluids, alleviates thirst and clears Heat.


Hb. Schizonepetae    Jing Jie  

Relieves the exterior.
With Bo He, for Wind in the head.
With Bo He, Jie Geng and Gan Cao, for acute cough associated with Wind.
With Bo He, Jin Yin Hua and Lian Qiao, for External Wind-Heat with fever, headache and sore throat.
With Bo He, Liang Qiao and Jie Geng, for Wind-Heat.

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