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Gouteng Yin

The Prescription of Gouteng Yin


The book Yi Xue Zheng Zhuan



Tian Ma and Gou Teng: Calming the liver-wind.

Gan Cao: Invigorating the spleen and stomach, tempering the actions of all the other ingredients.

Ma Huang: Inducing sweating and releasing exterior, relieving dyspnea and alleviating cough, promoting urination.

Jiang Can: Extinguishing wind and relieving spasm, dispelling wind and alleviating pain, resolving phlegm and dissipating accumulation.

Quan Xie: Extinguishing wind and relieving spasm, counteracting toxic pathogen and dissipating nodulation, unblocking collateral and alleviating pain.

Chuan Xiong: Activating blood circulation and promoting the flow of qi, expelling wind and alleviating pain.

Ren Shen: Powerfully reinforcing original qi, tonifying zang-organ qi, promoting the generation of body fluid to alleviate thirst.

Fang Feng: Dispersing wind pathogen to relieve exterior syndrome, working with Ma Huang to strongly dispel wind pathogen by diaphoresis.

Chan Tui: Dispersing wind-cold, relieving sore throat, extinguishing wind and relieving spasms.

The Effect of Gouteng Yin


Qi deficiency in spleen and stomach, vomit with diarrhea, chronic infantile convulsion.


Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken twice.