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The Prescription of 厚朴生姜半夏甘草人参汤


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 厚朴生姜半夏甘草人参汤


Eliminate stagnation, relieve fullness, dry dampness and harmonize the stomach.


Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken three times a day.