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Table 2 Main ingredients and traditional indications versus COVID-19

From: The potential insights of Traditional Chinese Medicine on treatment of COVID-19

 Main ingredientsTraditional indicationsCOVID-19
HXZQAgeratum, poriacocos, perilla, angelica, orange peel, radix platycodonis, atractylodes, magnolia officinalis, pinellia, liquoriceGastrointestinal cold, influenza and upper respiratory tract infections, viral enteritis, diarrheaHypodynamia accompanied by gastrointestinal upset, cold without sweating, headache and heaviness, limb pain, thirst with no desire to drink, yellow urine, frequent micturition
LHQWForsythia, honeysuckle, ephedra, male fern rhizome, houttuyniae, pogostemon cablin, rheum, rhodiola, menthol, liquoriceFever, aversion to cold, muscular soreness, stuffy nose runny nose, cough, headache, pharyngoxerosis and pharyngalgiaHypodynamia and fever
SFJDPolygonum cuspidatum, forsythia, isatidis, bupleurum, rhizoma corydalis, verbena, reed root, liquoriceFever, aversion to wind, pharyngalgia, headache, stuffy nose runny nose, coughHypodynamia and fever
XBJPaeoniae, angelica rhizoma Chuanxiong, flos carthami, salviae miltiorrhizaeFever, dyspnea, palpitation, dysphoria, infection, viscera damageDyspnea, high fever or alternating cold and heat, cough with less phlegm, coma, etc.