The Prescription of 玉屏风散
The book Dan Xi Xin Fa
- Fang Feng (Radix Saposhinkoviae) 30 g,
- Huang Qi (Radix Astragali) 30 g,
- Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae) 60 g.
Huang Qi: Replenishing Qi to consolidate the superficial resistance.
Bai Zhu: Strengthening the spleen to invigorate Qi, working together with Huang Qi to ensure the flourish or Qi and the consolidation of the superficial resistance, thus preventing excessive perspiration and invasion of exogenous pathogens.
Fang Feng: Being pungent in flavor and warm in nature, dispelling pathogenic wind, working together with Huang Qi to consolidate the superficies with pathogens expelled and expel pathogenic factors with vital Qi unhurt.
The Effect of 玉屏风散
Replenishing Qi, consolidating the superficial resistance, arresting spontaneous sweating.
Syndrome of spontaneous sweating due to deficiency of the superficies, marked by aversion to wind, puffy and pale complexion, pale tongue with thin whitish coating, and floating weak pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as chronic rhinitis, allergic rhinitis and respiratory tract infection.
All the ingredients are ground into fine powder. 6-9 g of the powder is taken each time, twice daily. (Taken also in the form of decoction with the amounts of the ingredients reduced properly according to a patient's condition and the proportions of the drugs in the original prescription).