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Chaihu Xianxiong Tang

The Prescription of Chaihu Xianxiong Tang


The book Chong Ding Tong Su Shang Han Lun



Huang Lian: Clearing away heat and purging fire.

Ban Xia: Checking upward adverse flow of Qi, regulating the stomach, resolving phlegm.

Chai Hu: The principal drug, being bitter and pungent in flavor and slightly cold in nature, tending to distribute so as to disperse pathogenic factors from the superficies of the body.

Huang Qin: Being bitter in taste and cold in nature, being adept in removing pathogenic heat in Shaoyang channel.

Jie Geng: Ventilating the lung, dispelling phlegm, relieving sore throat.

Zhi Shi: Inducing downward flow of Qi to disperse stagnation of Qi, relieving fullness and distention.

Gua Lou Ren: Moistening the lung and resolving phlegm.

The Effect of Chaihu Xianxiong Tang


Acute bronchitis, Acute attack of chronic cholecystitis.


Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken twice.