The Prescription of Baidu San
The book Xiao Er Yao Zheng Zhi Jue
- Chai Hu (Radix Bupleuri) 9 g,
- Qian Hu (Radix Peucedani) 9g,
- Chuan Xiong (Rhizoma Chuanxiong) 9 g,
- Zhi Qiao (Fructus Aurantii) 9 g,
- Qiang Huo (Rhizoma seu Radix Notoplerygii) 9 g,
- Du Huo (Radix Angelicae Pubescentis) 9 g,
- Fu Ling (Poria) 9 g,
- Jie Geng (Radix Platycodi) 9 g,
- Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng) 9 g,
- Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae) 4.5 g,
- Sheng Jiang (Rhizoma Zingiberis Recens) 3 g,
- Bo He (Herba Menthae) 3 g.
Chuan Xiong: Promoting the circulation of blood, dispersing pathogenic wind.
Zhi Qiao: Descending Qi.
Jie Geng: Promoting the flow of the lung-Qi.
Qian Hu: Removing phlegm.
Fu Ling: Eliminating dampness.
Gan Cao: Tempering the actions of all the other ingredients, invigorating Qi, regulating the stomach.
Ren Shen: Invigorating Qi to expel pathogens.
The Effect of Baidu San
Relieving exterior syndrome by invigorating Qi, expelling pathogenic wind-dampness.
Syndrome caused by the effect of exogenous wind-cold-dampness pathogens because of the deficiency of vital Qi, marked by chills, high fever, stiff nape, pain of the limbs, no sweating, stuffy nose with deep voice, cough with sputum fullness sensation in the chest, whitish and greasy tongue coating and floating feeble pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as influenza, measles, rheumatic arthritis, dysentery, etc.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.