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The Prescription of 桂枝芍药知母汤


The book Jin Kui Yao Lue



Gui Zhi: Expelling pathogenic factors from the muscles and skin by means of diaphoresis, warming the channels to dispel pathogenic cold.

Shao Yao: Tonifying blood and Replenishing Yin.

Sheng Jiang: Dispersing wind-cold.

Zhi Gan Cao: Invigorating the spleen and stomach, 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.

Fu Zi: Warming up the channels and supporting Yang-Qi.

Bai Zhu: Strengthening the spleen and drying dampness.

Fang Feng: Dispelling wind and releasing exterior, expelling wind-damp, alleviating pain.

Zhi Mu: Clearing heat and purging fire, nourishing yin and moistening dryness.

The Effect of 桂枝芍药知母汤


Clear heat and activate yang, expel wind and eliminate dampness, activate blood and alleviate pain.


Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken three times a day.