The Prescription of 厚姜半甘參湯
The book Shang Han Lun
Sheng Jiang: Being pungent in taste and warm in nature, dispersing accumulation of pathogens, regulating the stomach to arrest vomiting.
Hou Po: Inducing Qi to flow downward and relieving distention.
Zhi Gan Cao: Invigorating the spleen and stomach, tempering the actions of all the other ingredients.
Ban Xia: Dissolving phlegm and dispersing accumulation of pathogens, keeping the adverse Qi flowing downward and regulating the stomach.
Ren Shen: Powerfully reinforcing original qi, tonifying zang-organ qi, promoting the generation of body fluid to alleviate thirst.
The Effect of 厚姜半甘參湯
Eliminate stagnation, relieve fullness, dry dampness and harmonize the stomach.
Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken three times a day.