The Prescription of 大羌活湯
The book of Wei Sheng Bao Jian
- Qiang Huo 3 g,
- Sheng Ma 3 g,
- Du Huo 2.1 g,
- Cang Zhu 1.5 g,
- Fang Feng 1.5 g,
- Wei Ling Xian 1.5 g,
- Bai Zhu 1.5 g,
- Dang Gui 1.5 g,
- Fu Ling 1.5 g,
- Ze Xie 1.5 g.
Qiang Huo: The principal drug, being pungent and bitter in flavor and warm in nature, going up to disperse wind-cold-dampness pathogens in the exterior.
Sheng Ma: Expelling pathogenic factors from the muscles and skin, promoting eruption, removing toxic substances.
Dang Gui: Nourishing Yin and blood.
Ze Xie: Induce diuresis and drain dampness.
The Effect of 大羌活湯
Pain of the limbs, inhibited bending and stretching, poor appetite, immediate vomiting of ingested food, distention and fullness, sallow complexion, collapsing and slow pulse.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.
Avoid wine, hard food, raw or cold food during treatment.