The Prescription of 正柴胡飲
The book Jing Yue Quan Shu
Chai Hu: The principal drug, being bitter and pungent in taste and slightly cold in nature, soothing the liver to regulate the circulation of Qi.
Chen Pi: Promoting the circulation of Qi, strengthening the stomach.
Shao Yao: Regulating the flow of blood, nourishing the liver.
Fang Feng: Dispelling wind and alleviating pain.
Zhi Gan Cao: Tempering the actions of all the other ingredients.
Sheng Jiang: Regulating the stomach and descending the adverse flow of Qi.
The Effect of 正柴胡飲
Relieving exterior syndrome and dispelling cold.
Cold, influenza, early stage of malaria, postpartum cold, cold during pregnancy, cold in period.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.