The Prescription of 麻黄附子甘草汤
The book Shang Han Lun
Ma Huang: Relieving superficies syndrome.
Fu Zi: Restoring yang, and aiding Ma Huang and Gan Cao in relieving exterior.
Gan Cao: Tempering the actions of all the other ingredients.
The Effect of 麻黄附子甘草汤
Warm the meridians and release exterior syndrome.
Deep and weak pulse, low grade fever without sweat, aversion to cold with body pain.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.