Respiratory – Acute W/Fever
Acute Respiratory Issues with Fever
Fever accompanying respiratory Issues is common but disruptive part of life. Respiratory disease is a medical term that encompasses pathological conditions affecting the organs and tissues that make gas exchange possible and includes conditions of the upper respiratory tract, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleural cavity, and the nerves and muscles of breathing. Respiratory diseases range from mild and self-limiting, like the common cold, or to much more serious issues such as asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis, and pertussis. In chines medicine When these conditions are accompanied with heat symptoms such as fever, flushed face, and yellow or green sputum we look at this as a hot excess type of pattern involving the lungs and respiratory system, so the treatment protocol is going to be to clear heat from the lungs, dissolve phlegm, and regulate Lung qi. When looking for a more modern day formula for these patterns look for one containing at least one if not more of the herbs below:
Best Chinese Herbs for Acute Respiratory Issues with Fever
Shi Gao- Clears Lung heat, reduces fever, and relieves coughing.
Jie Geng – Clears Lung heat, and expands the chest, as well as dissolves the phlegm.
Pi Pa Ye – Clears heat, relieve toxicity, and eliminates sputum and phlegm from the upper respiratory tract.