The Prescription of 八风续命汤
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.
Xing Ren: Discending the lung-Qi, assisting Shi Gao in removing heat from the lung to relieve asthma.
Ren Shen, Gan Jiang and Gan Cao: Replenishing qi, warm the spleen and stomach.
The Effect of 八风续命汤
Expel wind, relieve convulsion, tonify blood and dredge meridians.
Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken twice.