The Prescription of 三拗湯
The book Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang
Ma Huang: The principal drug, being pungent and bitter in flavor and warm in nature, relieving superficies syndrome by means of diaphoresis, facilitating the flow of the lung-Qi to stop asthma.
Xing Ren: Promoting the flow of the lung-Qi, relieve cough and resolve phlegm.
The Effect of 三拗湯
Diffuse the lung qi, relieve exterior syndrome, relieve cough and asthma.
Cold due to wind-pathogen, nasal obstruction, cough with choking sensation in chest.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.