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The Prescription of 越婢加半夏汤


The book Jin Kui Yao Lue



Zhi Gan Cao: Invigorating the spleen and stomach, tempering the actions of all the other ingredients.

Ma Huang: Relieving superficies syndrome by means of diaphoresis, facilitating the flow of the lung-Qi to stop asthma.

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

Shi Gao: Removing heat and restlessness.

Ban Xia: Being pungent in flavor and warm in nature, dispersing accumulation of pathogens, letting the adverse flow of the stomach-Qi go downwards to arrest vomiting.

Sheng Jiang: Being pungent in taste and warm in nature, dispersing accumulation of pathogens, regulating the stomach to arrest vomiting.

The Effect of 越婢加半夏汤


Diffuse the lung and purge heat, relieve cough and dyspnea.


Lung-distension, cough, dyspnea, choking sensation in chest.


Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken three times a day.