Keh Chuan (Eliminate Cough and Asthma)
What does Hsiao Keh Chuan do?
Hsiao Keh Chuan is a Chinese medicinal
formula that is utilized when
a patient is suffering from
either chronic or acute
brochitis. It is attibuted with the ability
to clear phlgm and and heat from
the lungs. It acts as an antitussive
and expecorant. It has also been used to treat asthma
and coughs due to colds.
Should my health care professional
be advised before I take Hsiao
It is always good to keep your health
care practitioner updated
on medications, herbals, supplements or other therapies you may be participating
in. They should be consulted first if you have any of these conditions:
- A tendency towards allergic
reactions to other medicines, herbs, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Are there other times my health
care professional needs
to be advised before I take Hsiao
They should be consulted first if you are:
- Pregnant or trying to get pregnant.
- If you plan to administer
this herb to a child.
When is Hsiao Keh Chuan contrindicated?
- If you are suffering from a dry cough.
How should I take this herb?
Take Hsiao Keh Chuan Pills by mouth. Swallow the pills with a large drink
of warm water.
Hsiao Keh Chuan is also available in a liquid
What should the dosage
Dosages are usually based on the individual, severity of the symptoms
and the type of problem.
Capsules: Generally, 2 capsules, 3x daily
Liquid: 1 tablespoon, 3x daily.
What other medicines may interact with Hsiao Keh Chuan?
What side effects may I notice
from taking Hsiao Keh Chuan?
If you experience any
uncomfortble side effects, stop
usage immediately and report
them to your health care professional.
What do I need to watch out
for with Hsiao Keh Chuan?
There are many different brands of Chinese patent
medicines/formulas and as with medicinal
herbs, care should be taken with purchasing. Incorrectly labeled products
and/or the presence of contaminants, adulterations, or substitutions have
all been reported in conjunction with Chinese patent medicines. Contaminants
s.c. as heavy metals and/or substitutions
with pharmaceutical drugs (over the counter
and prescription) are a serious health hazard. Use of known, recommended
brands may reduce this possibility.
Patent Medicines: Warning"
Where can I keep my product?
Keep out of the reach of children in a container
that small children cannot open.
Store at room temperature
between 15 and 30°C (59 and 86°F) unless otherwise indicated.
If there is an expiration
date listed on the herbal product, throw away the unused portion after
the expiration date
Can you tell me a little more about Hsiao Keh Chuan?
|Man Sun Hung
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