LR-Cough by Dr. Kang Formulas is used as a supplement to a balanced diet when common cold and flu symptoms are present with a cough. This formula helps eliminate phlegm, relieve the cough and allay dyspnea. LR-Cough is effective at greatly reducing the period of illness from this type of infection.
TCM function: this formula treats the impaired circulation of Lung Qi with the intention of clearing the lungs.
Traditional Chinese Medicine views lower respiratory infections with coughing as an attack of pathogenic Wind and Heat on the lung marked by coughing, itchy throat, difficulty in expectoration, dyspnea, slight chills, fever and heavy chest.
Potency: 7:1, 500 mg caps
Chinese Symptomology: Cough, Itchy throat; difficulty in expectoration, Dyspnea, Slight chills, Fever, Heavy sensation in chest
Western Symptomology: Cough
Actions: Clears Lung heat, eliminates phlegm, relieves cough and allays dyspnea.
Pattern: Pathogenic Wind and Heat invasion
Channels: Entered Lung
Tongue: May have whitish coating or greasy tongue fur
Pulse: Variable, may be fast or slippery
Ingredients: Pi Pa Ye (Eriobotrya japonica Folium), Jie Geng (Platycodon grandiflorum Radix), Chuan Bei Mu (Fritillaria cirrhosa Bulbus), Bai Bu (Stemona sessilifolia Radix), Ban Xia (Pinnelllia ternata Rhizoma), Zi Wan (Asteris tatarici Radix), Ku Shen (Sophora flavescentis Radix), Dong Gua Ren (Benicasa hispida Semen), Huang Qin (Scutilaria Baicalensis Radix) and Gan Cao (Glycyrrhizae uralensis Radix).
Suggested Use: Take 2 to 3 tablets 3 times per day in the morning, noon and evening or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
To improve the effectiveness of LR-Cough and to reduce the time of illness:
1. Avoid hot-spicy foods as well as fried foods. Also avoid seafood which can make the cough even worse and lengthen the time of recovery.
2. Avoid anything that might irritate the respiratory tissues such as smoke, dust, cold air, engine exhaust fumes, or volatile chemicals.
3. Avoid exercise that makes the lungs work hard.
Consult your healthcare practitioner prior to using this product if you are pregnant, nursing or taking prescription medication.
Keep out of reach of children.