The Prescription of 小薊飲子
The book Ji Sheng Fang
- Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae) 30g,
- Xiao Ji (Herba Cirsii) 15g,
- Hua Shi (Talcum) 15g,
- Mu Tong (Caulis Aristolochiae Manshuriensis) 9g,
- Pu Huang (Pollen Typhae) 9g,
- Ou Jie (Nodus Nelumbinis Rhizomatis) 9g,
- Dan Zhu Ye (Herba Lophatheri) 9g,
- Shan Zhi Zi (Fructus Gardeniae) 9g,
- Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis) 6g,
- Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae Preparata) 6g.
Xiao Ji: The principal drug, removing heat from blood and stopping bleeding.
Hua Shi: Removing heat pathogens, promoting water metabolism and inducing diuresis.
Sheng Di: Nourishing Yin and removing heat, removing heat from blood and stopping bleeding.
Dang Gui: Nourishing and regulating blood.
Gan Cao: Tempering the actions of all the other ingredients.
The Effect of 小薊飲子
Removing heat from blood, stopping bleeding, promoting water metabolism and inducing diuresis.
Syndrome due to retention of heat in the lower-Jiao, marked by painful and dribbling and frequent urination with scanty and deep-colored and bloody urine, reddened tongue and rapid pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as urinary infection and stone in the urinary system.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.