The Prescription of 橘皮竹茹湯
The book Jin Gui Yao Lue
- Ju Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae) 12 g,
- Zhu Ru (Caulis Bambusae in Taeniam) 12 g,
- Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng) 3 g,
- Sheng Jiang (Rhizoma Zmgiberis Recens) 9 g,
- Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae) 6 g,
- Da Zao (Fructus Jujubae) 5 dates.
Ju Pi: The principal drug, regulating the flow of Qi and the function of the stomach, checking upward adverse flow of Qi to arrest vomiting.
Zhu Ru: The other principal drug, clearing heat from the stomach to arrest vomiting.
Ren Shen: Invigorating Qi to strengthen the body resistance.
Sheng Jiang: Regulating the stomach to arrest vomiting.
The Effect of 橘皮竹茹湯
Checking upward adverse flow of Qi to arrest vomiting, invigorating Qi and clearing away pathogenic heat.
Syndrome of pathogenic heat due to deficiency of the stomach and upward adverse flow of the stomach-Qi, marked by hiccup or retching, reddened tongue with thin yellowish coating, and weak rapid pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as vomiting of pregnancy, incomplete pylorochesis and postoperative belching.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.