The Prescription of 小半夏湯
The book Jin Gui Yao Lue
Ban Xia: The principal drug, being pungent in flavor and warm in nature, dispersing accumulation of pathogens, letting the adverse flow of the stomach-Qi go downwards to arrest vomiting.
Sheng Jiang: Being pungent in taste and warm in nature, dispersing accumulation of pathogens, regulating the stomach to arrest vomiting.
The Effect of 小半夏湯
Harmonize the stomach and calm the adverse-rising energy, eliminate phlegm and dispel retained fluid.
Vomit without thirst, phlegm and retained fluid accumulation, vomit due to stomach cold, phlegm and retained fluid with cough.
Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken twice.