The Prescription of 四逆加人参汤
The book Shang Han Lun
Fu Zi: The principal drug, being pungent and sweet in flavor and very hot and toxic in nature, being good at supporting the congenital true fire of Ming Men, promoting the circulation of Qi and blood throughout the twelve regular channels, used raw to act on the whole body rapidly to warm up Yang-Qi and dispel cold.
Ren Shen: Powerfully reinforcing original qi, tonifying zang-organ qi, promoting the generation of body fluid to alleviate thirst.
Gan Jiang: warming the Yang-Qi of the middle-Jiao to remove cold in the interior, assisting Fu Zi in promoting the generation of Yang-Qi.
Zhi Gan Cao: Detoxicating and relieving the drastic and pungent nature of Gan Jiang and Fu Zi.
The Effect of 四逆加人参汤
Recuperating depleted Yang and tonifying yin-blood.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.