The Prescription of 桂枝加厚樸杏子湯
The book of Shang Han Lun
- Gui Zhi 9 g,
- Shao Yao 9 g,
- Sheng Jiang 9 g,
- Zhi Gan Cao 6 g,
- Da Zao 3 dates,
- Hou Po 6 g,
- Xing Ren 6 g.
Gui Zhi: Expelling pathogenic factors from the muscles and skin by means of diaphoresis, warming the channels to expel pathogenic cold.
Bai Shao: Nourishing the liver to relieve pain.
Sheng Jiang: Being pungent in taste and warm in nature, dispersing accumulation of pathogens, regulating the stomach to arrest vomiting.
Xing Ren: Promoting the flow of the lung-Qi.
Hou Po: Inducing Qi to flow downward and relieving distention.
Da Zao: Invigorating the spleen-Qi, relieving the liver depression.
Zhi Gan Cao: Invigorating the spleen and stomach, tempering the actions of all the other ingredients.
The Effect of 桂枝加厚樸杏子湯
Relieve exterior syndrome, direct qi downward and relieve asthma.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.