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Danggui Liuhuang Tang

Name

Decoction of Chinese Angelica and Six Yellow Ingredients

  1. 當歸六黃湯
  2. 当归六黄汤

The Prescription of Danggui Liuhuang Tang

Source

The book Lan Shi Mi Cang

Ingredients

Explanation

Dang Gui, Sheng Di and Shu Di: The principal drugs, nourishing Yin and blood to clear away heat in the interior.

Huang Lian, Huang Qin and Huang Bai: Purging fire to arrest restlessness, clearing away heat to consolidate Yin.

Huang Qi: Invigorating Qi and strengthening superficial resistance to stop sweating.

The Effect of Danggui Liuhuang Tang

Effect

Nourishing Yin and purging fire, consolidating the superficial resistance to arrest sweating.

Indications

Syndrome of fever and night swealing due to deficiency of Ym and flaring-up of fire, marked by flushed face, vexation dry mouth and lips, dry stools and deep-colored urine, reddened tongue, and rapid pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as tuberculosis, rheumatism and hematopathy.

Administrations

Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice (Taken originally in the form of powder).