The Prescription of 補陽還五湯
The book Yi Lin Gai Cuo
- Huang Qi (Radix Astragali) 120 g,
- Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis) 6g,
- Chi Shao (Radix Paeoniae Rubra) 6g,
- Di Long (Lumbricus) 3g,
- Chuan Xiong (Rhizoma Chuanxiong) 3g,
- Hong Hua (Flos Carthami) 3g,
- Tao Ren (Semen Persicae) 3g.
Huang Qi: The principal drug in larger dose, invigorating primordial Qi to activate the circulation of blood.
The Effect of 補陽還五湯
Invigorating Qi, promoting the circulation of blood, removing obstruction in the channels.
Sequel of apoplexy, marked by hemiparalysis, distortion of the face, dysphasia, salivation due to paralytic lips, flaccidity of the lower limbs, frequent urination or enuresis, whitish tongue coating and slow pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as sequel of cerebrovascular accident and sequel of poliomyelitis.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.