The Prescription of 八風續命湯
The book Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang
Dang Gui: Tonifying blood and activating blood, alleviating pain and moistening intestines.
Huang Qin: Clearing heat and removing toxicity.
Du Huo: Removing cold-dampness in the lower-Jiao and the joints.
Gui Xin: Warming and clearing the blood vessels.
Shi Gao: Being pungent and sweet in flavor and very cold in nature, facilitating the flow of the lung-Qi to clear away the lung-heat and preventing the other drugs warm in nature from producing heat.
The Effect of 八風續命湯
Expel wind, relieve convulsion, tonify blood and dredge meridians.
Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken twice.