The Prescription of 桂枝二麻黄一汤
- Gui Zhi 26 g,
- Shao Yao 19 g,
- Ma Huang 10 g,
- Sheng Jiang 19 g,
- 16 Xing Ren,
- Zhi Gan Cao 16 g,
- Da Zao 5 dates.
Gui Zhi: The principal drug, being pungent and sweet in flavor and warm in nature, expelling pathogenic factors from the muscles and skin by means of diaphoresis, warming the channels to dispel pathogenic cold.
Bai Shao: Replenishing Yin and astringing Ying, uniting Gui Zhi to take a role in regulating Ying and Wei.
Sheng Jiang: Being pungent in flavor and warm in nature, assisting Gui Zhi in expelling pathogenic factors from the muscles and skin, warming the stomach to prevent vomiting.
Da Zao: Being sweet in flavor and neutral in nature, supplementing Qi and strengthening the middle-Jiao, nourishing the spleen, promoting the production of body fluids.
Zhi Gan Cao: Supplementing Qi and regulating the stomach, together with Gui Zhi aiding in expelling the pathogenic factors from the muscles and skin, together with Shao Yao replenishing Yin, tempering the actions of all the other ingredients.
Ma Huang: Relieving superficies syndrome by means of diaphoresis, facilitating the flow of the lung-Qi to stop asthma.
Xing Ren: Promoting the flow of the lung-Qi, aiding Ma Huang in relieving asthma.
The Effect of 桂枝二麻黄一汤
Relieve exterior syndrome by means of diaphoresis, dispel wind, promote the flow of qi and induce perspiration.