Lianhua Qingwen Jiaonang is a patented product of Yiling Pharmaceutical Co., LTD., a category of national essential medicine catalogue and national medical insurance catalogue. It is mainly used for the treatment of cold and flu-related diseases. Lianhua Qingwen products have been listed in the cold and flu-related diseases treatment program by the National Health Commission and the State Administration of Traditional Medicine of China for many times.
In 2020, Lianhua Qingwen Capsules/Granules were listed as the recommended drug in the “Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia Diagnosis and Treatment Scheme” (Trial version IV/V/VI/VII) which was jointly issued by the National Health Commission and the State Administration of Traditional Medicine of China.
As stated in the research paper published on “Scientific World Journal”, Lianhua-Qingwen capsule (LQC) is a commonly used Chinese medical preparation to treat virus and especially played a very important role in the fight against severe acute respiratory syndrome (S-A-R-S) in 2002-2003 in China.
China’s top respiratory expert, the leader of the high-level expert group of the National Health Commission, Zhong Nanshan said in a webinar with overseas Chinese students, Lianhua Qingwen capsule has been proven effective for the treatment of virus.
“It’s the first time in the world that we have enough evidence to prove Lianhua Qingwen Jiaonang capsule is effective and can help patients recover,” Zhong said, adding they have just finished an experiment and the results are promising and were published.
Zhong said that, according to the experiment, the Lianhua Qingwen Jiaonang capsule can weakly inhibit the virus and repair cell injuries and inflammation caused by the virus. For patients showing mild symptoms, Lianhua Qingwen would be more effective.
For the treatment, the main effects of Lianhua Qingwen Jiaonang capsule are as follows: First, after taking the capsule, patients’ symptoms improve quickly, recovery rate up to 91.5%, conversion to severe cases down to 2.1%. Second, CT scan result also shows that patients recover faster than the control group. Third, the capsule can shorten fever & coughting time.