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The Prescription of 桂枝麻黄各半汤


The book Shang Han Lun



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

Zhi Gan Cao: Invigorating the spleen and stomach, tempering the actions of all the other ingredients.

Shao Yao: Tonifying blood and replenishing Yin.

Sheng Jiang: Dispersing wind-cold.

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.

Da Zao: Invigorating the spleen-Qi, relieving the liver depression, treating deficiency of the heart.

The Effect of 桂枝麻黄各半汤


Relieve exterior syndrome by means of diaphoresis, dispel wind, promote the flow of qi and relieve asthma.


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