The Prescription of 茵陈四逆汤
The book Wei Sheng Bao Jian Bu Yi
Yin Chen: Being bitter in flavor and slightly cold in nature, having the special action of clearing away dampness-heat to treat jaundice.
Fu Zi: Promoting the circulation of Qi and blood throughout the twelve regular channels, used raw to act on the whole body rapidly to warm up Yang-Qi and dispel cold.
Gan Jiang: warming the Yang-Qi of the middle-Jiao to remove cold in the interior, assisting Fu Zi in promoting the generation of Yang-Qi.
Zhi Gan Cao: Detoxicating and relieving the drastic and pungent nature of Gan Jiang and Fu Zi.
The Effect of 茵陈四逆汤
Warm the spleen and stomach, drain dampness, tonify yang, and treat jaundice.
Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken twice.