Patients often ask me if I take herbs and the answer is YES! They also ask me what I have on hand at my home and my reply is that I have a variety of herbal formulas that I can use at a moment’s notice to treat a variety of acute problems. Here is a quick list of what you should have on hand:

Isatis Root Granule (Ban Lan Gen) Tea

“Preventative For Exposure to the Common Cold and Flu Tea”

Use: Take as prevention and during the initial onset of the cold & flu.


Yin Qiao Jie Du Wan Pills

“Initial Onset of Cold and Flu Symptoms Formula”

Use: Body aches, cough, fever, headache and sore throat due to colds, flu and respiratory infections.

Huo Xiang Zheng Qi Wan Pills

Stomach Flu Formula”

Use: Abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, food poisoning, nausea and vomiting.

Golden Jin Sang Zi Hou Pian Lozenges

Golden Throat Lozenges”

Use: For sore throat with pain, dry throat, or for weak voice due to overuse.

Viola Clear Fire Formula

“Infection Formula”

Use: Strep throat, pneumonia, respiratory infection, tonsillitis, laryngitis, etc.

Jade Windscreen Formula

“Boost Immunity Formula”

Use: Weak immunity, susceptible to catching colds, reoccurring cold and flu.

Xanthium Nasal Formula

“Sinus Infection Formula”

Use: Nasal pressure, congestion, yellow or green discharge and pain due to acute sinus infection.

Jade Screen and Xanthium Formula

“Chronic Allergies Formula”

Use: Chronic allergies, sinus congestion, nasal discharge, sinus pain and sore throat.

Children’s Ear Formula

“Ear Infection Formula”

Use: Ear infections in both infants and children under 6 years old. This is an alternative to antibiotics.

Fritillaria and Pinellia Syrup

“Sore Throat and Cough Syrup”

Use: Cough, chest fullness, phlegm and sore throat.