The Prescription of 通脉四逆汤
The book Shang Han Lun
Fu Zi: The principal drug, being pungent and sweet in flavor and very hot and toxic in nature, being good at supporting the congenital true fire of Ming Men, 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 通脉四逆汤
Recuperating depleted Yang and dredging meridians.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.