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The Prescription of 保元汤


The book Guan Ju Fang Yao Bu



Huang Qi: Replenishing Qi to consolidate the superficial resistance.

Bai Zhu: Strengthening the spleen to invigorate Qi, working together with Huang Qi to ensure the flourish or Qi and the consolidation of the superficial resistance, thus preventing excessive perspiration and invasion of exogenous pathogens.

Gui Zhi: Expelling pathogenic factors from the muscles and skin by means of diaphoresis, warming the channels to dispel pathogenic cold.

Fu Zi: Warming up the channels and supporting Yang-Qi.

Ren Shen: Invigorating primordial Qi, strengthening the spleen and stomach.

Dang Gui: Enriching blood and regulating Yang.

The Effect of 保元汤


Hemiplegia, apoplexy, unconsciousness, prostration, Sudden coma.


Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.