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The Prescription of 苓桂甘枣汤



Gui Zhi: Being pungent and sweet in flavor and warm in nature, expelling pathogenic factors from the muscles and skin by means of diaphoresis, warming the channels to dispel pathogenic cold.

Zhi Gan Cao: Supplementing Qi and regulating the stomach, together with Gui Zhi aiding in expelling the pathogenic factors from the muscles and skin, together with Shao Yao replenishing Yin, tempering the actions of all the other ingredients.

Fu Ling: Inducing diuresis and draining dampness, invigorating the spleen and inducing tranquilization.

Da Zao: Invigorating the spleen-Qi, relieving the liver depression, treating deficiency of the heart.

The Effect of 苓桂甘枣汤


Warm heart-yang and promote diuresis.


Kidney deficiency, difficult urination.


Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken twice.