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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.