The Prescription of 鱉甲煎丸
The book Jin Gui Yao Lue
- Bie Jia (Carapax Trionycis) 90 g,
- She Gan (Rhizoma Belamcandae) 22.5 g,
- Huang Qin (Radix Scutellariae) 22.5 g,
- Chao Shu Fu (stir-fried Armadillidium Vulgare) 22.5 g,
- Gan Jiang (Rhizoma Zingiberis) 22.5 g,
- Da Huang (Radix et Rhizoma Rhei) 22.5 g,
- Gui Zhi (Ramulus Cinnamomi) 22.5 g,
- Shi Wei (Folium Pyrrosiae) 22.5 g,
- Hou Po (Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis) 22.5 g,
- Qu Mai (Herba Dianthi) 22.5 g,
- Zi Wei (Radix Campsis) 22.5 g,
- E Jiao (Colla Corii Asini) 22.5 g,
- Chai Hu (Radix Bupleuri) 45 g,
- Chao Qiang Lang (Dung Beetle) 45 g,
- Shao Yao (Radix Paeoniae Alba) 37 g,
- Dan Pi (Cortex Moutan) 37 g,
- Chao Zhe Chong (Stir-fried Eupolyphaga seu Stelephaga) 37 g,
- Zhi Feng Chao (Nedus Vespar Preparata) 30 g,
- Chi Xiao (Natrii Sulfas) 90 g,
- Tao Ren (Semen Persicae) 15 g,
- Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng) 7.5 g,
- Ban Xia (Rhizoma Pinelliae) 7.5 g,
- Ting Li Zi (Semen Lepidii) 7.5 g.
Bie Jia: Softening and disintegrating masses.
Huang Jiu (millet wine): Promoting the circulation of blood through the channels.
The Effect of 鱉甲煎丸
Disintegrating masses and removing stagnancy.
Syndrome due to various masses, marked by masses below the hypochondriums or in the abdomen, abdominal pain, emaciation, poor appetite, intermittent chills and fever, or amenorrhea, tongue fur purple in color or with ecchymosis, and uneven pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as malaria, chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis and schistosomiasis.
1.5 kg of plant ash is steeped in 5 kg of millet wine and then the ash is filtered out to get the decoction, in which Bie Jia is decocted into a gum. All the other drugs are ground into fine powder. The gum and the powder are made with honey into pills. 3 g of the pills is taken with warm boiled water each time, 3 times daily.