The Prescription of 桂枝甘草汤
The book Shang Han Lun
Gui Zhi: 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.
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.
The Effect of 桂枝甘草汤
Tonify heart-qi and warm heart-yang.
Palpitation with excessive sweat.
Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken three times a day.