The Prescription of 八珍湯
The book Zheng Ti Lei Yao
- Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis) 10 g,
- Chuan Xiong (Rhizoma Chuanxiong) 6 g,
- Bai Shao (Radix Paeoniae Alba) 10 g,
- Shu Di (Radix Rehmanniae Preparata) 15 g,
- Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng) 6 g,
- Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae) 10 g,
- Fu Ling (Poria) 10 g,
- Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae Preparata) 6 g,
- Sheng Jiang (Rhizoma Zingiberis Recens) 6 g,
- Da Zao (Fructus Jujubae) 3 dates.
Chuan Xiong: Regulating blood and promoting the flow of Qi.
Zhi Gan Cao: Replenishing Qi and regulating the function of the middle-Jiao.
The Effect of 八珍湯
Reinforcing Qi and blood.
Syndrome due to deficiency of both Oi and blood, marked by pale or sallow complexion, dizziness, blurred eyes, lassitude, shortness of breath, languor, palpitation, poor appetite, pale tongue with thin whitish coating, and thready weak or weak large pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as weakness in the convalescence, various chronic diseases, irregular menstruation, postpartum blood deficiency, and carbuncle or furuncle with opening difficult to heal.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.