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The Prescription of 仓廪散


The book Pu Ji Fang



Qiang Huo and Du Huo: The principal drugs, being pungent and bitter in flavor and warm in nature, removing wind, cold and dampness pathogens from the whole body.

Chuan Xiong: Promoting the circulation of blood, dispersing pathogenic wind.

Chai Hu: Being pungent in flavor and dispersing in nature, expelling the pathogens from the muscles and skin, aiding Qiang Huo and Du Huo in driving away exo-pathogens, relieving pain.

Zhi Qiao: Descending Qi.

Jie Geng: Promoting the flow of the lung-Qi.

Qian Hu: Removing phlegm.

Fu Ling: Eliminating dampness.

Gan Cao: Tempering the actions of all the other ingredients, invigorating Qi, regulating the stomach.

Sheng Jiang and Bo He: Expelling wind pathogen.

Ren Shen: Invigorating Qi to expel pathogens.

The Effect of 仓廪散


Tonify qi and relieve exterior syndrome, eliminate dampness and harmonize the stomach.


Food-denying dysentery, fever with aversion to cold, immediate vomiting of ingested food, aches in the limbs, whitish and slimy coating on the tongue, soft and floating pulse.


Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.