Last modified on 21 December 2014, at 21:47



clear; distinct; complete; pure
to restrain; to restrict; to keep down; or
fire pill
simp. and trad.




  1. A pale yellow to yellowish-brown pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to remove heat from the lungs, relieve cough, resolve phlegm and relax the bowels in the treatment of heat in the lungs marked by cough, yellowish sticky phlegm, dryness of the mouth, sore throat and constipation".

Qingfei Yihuo pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Radix Scutellariae 黄芩 140
Fructus Gardeniae 栀子 80
Rhizoma Anemarrhenae 知母 60
Bulbus Fritillariae Thunbergii 浙贝母 90
Cortex Phellodendri 黄柏 40
Radix Sophorae Flavescentis 苦参 60
Radix Platycodonis 桔梗 80
Radix Peucedani 前胡 40
Radix Trichosanthis 天花粉 80
Radix et Rhizoma Rhei 大黄 120


  • State Pharmacopoeia Commission of the PRC (2005). "Pharmacopoeia of The People’s Republic of China (Volume I)". Chemical Industry Press. ISBN 7117069821.