Decoction for Nourishing Zang-organs
The Prescription of 真人养脏汤
The book Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang
- Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng) 6 g,
- Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae) 6 g,
- Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis) 9 g,
- Mu Xiang (Radix Aucklandiae) 9 g,
- Bai Zhu ( Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae) 12 g,
- Rou Dou Kou (Semen Myristicae) 12 g,
- He Zi (Fructus Chebulae) 12 g,
- Bai Shao (Radix Paeoniae Alba) 15 g,
- Ying Su Qiao (Pericarpium Papaveris) 20 g,
- Rou Gui (Cortex Cinnumomi) 3 g.
Ying Su Qiao: One of the principal drugs, astringing the intestines to
Rou Gui: The other principal drug, warming the kidney and spleen.
Ren Shen and Bai Zhu: Invigorating Qi and strengthening the spleen.
Dang Gui and Bai Shao: Enriching blood and coordinating Ying.
Mu Xiang: Regulating the flow of Qi to relieve pain.
Gan Cao: Tempering the actions of all the other ingredients, relieving spasm and pain.
The Effect of 真人养脏汤
Astringing the intestines to stop diarrhea, warming and tonifying the kidney and spleen.
Syndrome due to deficiency-cold of the spleen and kidney, marked by protracted diarrhea and dysentery, incontinence of defecation, abdominal pain relieved by pressing and warming, or frequent diarrhea with pus and blood, lassitude and anorexia, pale tongue with whitish coating, and deep slow pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as chronic enteritis, chronic bacillary dysentery, and intestinal tuberculosis.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.