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The Prescription of 参苏饮


The book Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang



Zi Su Ye: Dispelling pathogenic cold and facilitating the flow of the lung-Qi.

Qian Hu: Dispelling phlegm and directing qi downward.

Gan Ge: Releasing exterior syndrome.

Ren Shen, Fu Ling and Gan Cao: Invigorating the spleen and stomach.

Jie Geng: Diffusing the lung qi and eliminating phlegm.

Ban Xia and Chen Pi: Arresting vomiting and resolving phlegm.

Zhi Qiao: Soothing chest and middle energizer, relieving distention.

Mu Xiang: Promoting the circulation of qi.

The Effect of 参苏饮


Tonify qi and relieve exterior syndrome, diffuse the lung qi and resolve phlegm.


Cough with excessive phlegm, choking sensation in chest, headache with nasal obstruction, fever with aversion to cold, palpitation, dizziness, hiccup, phlegm and retained fluid.


Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.