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E Jiao Jizihuang Tang

Name

Ass-hide Glue and Yolk Decoction

  1. 阿膠雞子黃湯
  2. 阿胶鸡子黄汤

The Prescription of E Jiao Jizihuang Tang

Source

The book Tong Su Shang Han Lun

Ingredients

Explanation

E Jiao and Ji Zi Huang: Nourishing Yin-blood, calming wind and suppressing hyperactive Yang.

Sheng Di, Shao Yao and Gan Cao: Being sour and sweet to the taste, nourishing Yin, reinforcing the liver and calming wind.

Gou Teng, Shi Jue Ming and Mu Li: Calming the liver and suppressing the hyperactivity of Yang.

Fu Shen: Soothing the liver and calming the mind.

Luo Shi Teng: Relaxing the muscles and tendons and clearing away obstructions in the channels.

The Effect of E Jiao Jizihuang Tang

Effect

Nourishing Yin, blood and the liver to calm wind.

Indications

Wind-syndrome due to deficiency of Yin, marked by rigidity of the muscles and tendons, trembling of the hands and feet like the symptom caused by apoplexy, or dizziness, vertigo, deep-colored tongue with little coating, and thready rapid pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as neurosism, senile tremor and hypertension.

Administrations

Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.