The Prescription of 宣痹湯
The book Wen Bing Tiao Bian
- Fang Ji 15 g,
- Xing Ren 15 g,
- Hua Shi 15 g,
- Lian Qiao 9 g,
- Zhi Zi 9 g,
- Yi Yi Ren 15 g,
- Ban Xia 9 g,
- Can Sha 9 g,
- Chi Xiao Dou Pi 9 g.
Xing Ren: Facilitating the flow of the lung-Qi to promote the function of the upper-Jiao.
Yi Yi Ren: Being insipid in flavor and slightly cold in nature, mildly inducing diuresis to remove dampness so as to dredge the lower-Jiao.
Hua Shi: Inducing diuresis to remove damp-heat.
Fang Ji: Expelling wind and removing dampness.
Lian Qiao: Clearing heat and removing toxicity, dispersing wind-heat.
Zhi Zi: Purging pathogenic heat.
Ban Xia: Removing dampness, eliminating phlegm, checking upward adverse flow of Qi and arresting nausea.
Can Sha: Dispelling wind-damp, removing dampness for harmonizing stomach.
Chi Xiao Dou Pi: Inducing diuresis and alleviating edema, removing toxin and draining pus, excreting dampness.
The Effect of 宣痹湯
Clear heat and eliminate dampness, dredge meridians and relieve arthralgia.
Rheumatic arthritis due to damp-heat.
Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken three times a day.