The Prescription of 乌头桂枝汤
The book Jin Kui Yao Lue
Gui Zhi: The principal drug, being pungent and sweet in flavor and warm in nature, expelling pathogenic factors from the muscles and skin by means of diaphoresis, warming the channels to dispel pathogenic cold.
Da Zao: Being sweet in flavor and neutral in nature, supplementing Qi and strengthening the middle-Jiao, nourishing the spleen, promoting the production of body fluids.
Zhi Gan Cao: Supplementing Qi and regulating the stomach, together with Gui Zhi aiding in expelling the pathogenic factors from the muscles and skin, together with Shao Yao replenishing Yin, tempering the actions of all the other ingredients.
Chuan Wu: Dispelling wind-cold, warming meridians to alleviate pain.
The Effect of 乌头桂枝汤
Dispel cold, tonify qi, warm meridians to alleviate pain.
Decoct in water with honey for oral dose to be taken.