Universal Relief Decoction for Disinfection
The Prescription of 普济消毒饮
The book Dong Yuan Shi Xiao Fang
- Huang Qin (Radix Scutellariae) parched with liquor 9 g.
- Huang Lian (Rhizoma Coptidis) parched with liquor 9 g,
- Chen Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae) 6 g,
- Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae) 6 g.
- Xuan Shen (Radix Scrophulariae) 6 g,
- Chai Hu (Radix Bupleuri) 6 g,
- Jie Geng (Radix Platycodi) 6 g,
- Lian Qiao (Fructus Forsythiae) 3 g,
- Ban Lan Gen (Radix Isatidis) 3 g,
- Ma Bo (Lasios phaera seu Calvatia) 3 g,
- Niu Bang Zi (Fructus Arctii) 3 g,
- Bo He (Herba Menthae) 3 g,
- Jiang Can (Bombyx Batryticatus) 2 g,
- Sheng Ma (Rhizoma Cimicifugae) 2 g.
Huang Lian and Huang Qin: The principal drugs, being bitter in flavor and cold in nature and good at eliminating noxious heat in the head and face after being stir-fried with liquor.
Niu Bang Zi, Lian Qiao, Bo He and Jiang Can: Dispersing wind-heat pathogens in the upper –Jiao.
Xuan Shen, Ma Bo, Ban Lan Gen, Jie Geng and Gan Cao: Clearing away noxious heat in the throat, head and face.
Chen Pi: Regulating the flow of Qi to remove stasis.
Sheng Ma and Chai Hu: Expelling wind-heat and assisting all the other drugs in exerting their actions on the head and face.
The Effect of 普济消毒饮
Expelling wind pathogen and clearing away noxious heat.
Syndrome due to noxious heat in the head and face, marked by aversion to cold, fever, fedness and swelling and pain of the head and face, difficulty in opening eyes, throat disorder, dry tongue, thirst, reddened tongue with yellowish coating, and rapid forceful pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as epidemic parotitis, acute submaxillary lymphnoditis, acute tonsillitis, etc.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken 3 times (Taken originally as a powder)