The Prescription of 银翘汤
The book Wen Bing Tiao Bian
Yin Hua: The principal drug, being sweet in flavor and cold in nature, mildly promoting the dispersing function of the lung, clearing away heat and toxic material.
Lian Qiao: The other principal drug, being bitter in flavor and slightly cold in nature, mildly relieving the exterior syndrome, clearing away heat and toxic material.
Mai Dong and Sheng Di: Nourishing Yin and clearing heat.
Gan Cao: Clearing away heat and replenishing qi.
Zhu Ye: Removing the heat in the upper-Jiao.
The Effect of 银翘汤
Tonify yin and relieve exterior syndrome.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.