The Prescription of 小承氣湯
The book Shang Han Lun
Da Huang: Purging heat and relaxing the bowels.
Hou Po: Promoting the circulation of qi.
Zhi Shi: Breaking qi and relieving stagnation.
The Effect of 小承氣湯
Eliminating mass, relieve constipation due to heat-accumulation.
Constipation, the early stage of dysentery, abdominal distension, smooth and rapid pulse, yellow coating on the tongue, tenesmus, delirium.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.