The Prescription of 秦艽鱉甲散
The book Wei Sheng Bao Jian
- Di Gu Pi (Cortex Lycii) 12 g,
- Chai Hu (Radix Bupleuri) 9 g,
- Bie Jia (Carapax Trionycis) 15 g,
- Qin Jiao (Radix Gentianae Macrophyllae) 12 g,
- Zhi Mu (Rhizoma Anemarrhenae) 9 g,
- Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis) 9 g,
- Qing Hao (Herba Artemisiae Annuae) 6 g,
- Wu Mei (Fructus Mume) 3 g.
Bie Jia: One of the principal drugs, being salty in taste and cold in nature, nourishing Yin and removing heat.
Qin Jiao: The other principal drug, being bitter and pungent in flavor and slightly cold in nature, clearing away bone-heat.
Dang Gui: Tonifying and coordinating blood.
Chai Hu: Dispelling wind pathogens from the superficies of the body.
Wu Mei: Astringing Yin to stop sweating.
The Effect of 秦艽鱉甲散
Nourishing Yin and blood, removing bone-heat.
Consumptive syndrome due to pathogenic wind, marked by bone-heat sensation, night sweating, emaciation, reddish lips and cheeks, tidal fever after noon, cough, lassitude, reddened tongue with little coating, and feeble rapid pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as lung tuberculosis and bone tuberculosis.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice (Taken originally in the form of powder)