The Prescription of 续命汤
The book Jin Gui Yao Lue
Ma Huang and Gui Zhi: Dispersing wind-cold.
Dang Gui and Chuan Xiong: Tonifying blood and dredging collaterals.
Shi Gao: Being pungent and sweet in flavor and very cold in nature, facilitating the flow of the lung-Qi to clear away the lung-heat and preventing the other drugs warm in nature from producing heat.
Xing Ren: Discending the lung-Qi, assisting Shi Gao in removing heat from the lung to relieve asthma.
Ren Shen, Gan Jiang and Gan Cao: Replenishing qi, warm the spleen and stomach.
The Effect of 续命汤
Expel wind, dredge collaterals, calm the adverse-rising energy, tonify blood, clear heat and nourish body fluid.
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Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken twice.