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Huagai San

The Prescription of Huagai San


The book of Bo Ji Fang



Ma Huang: The principal drug, being pungent and bitter in flavor and warm in nature, relieving superficies syndrome by means of diaphoresis, facilitating the flow of the lung-Qi to resolve phlegm.

Xing Ren and Su Zi: Promoting the flow of the lung-Qi, eliminating phlegm.

Chen Pi: Regulating the middle-Jiao to remove pathogenic dampness.

Fu Ling: Inducing diuresis and draining dampness.

Sang Bai Pi: Purge lung to promote diuresis.

Zhi Gan Cao: Tempering the actions of all the other ingredients.

The Effect of Huagai San


Diffuse the lung qi and resolve phlegm, relieve cough and asthma.


Dizziness, cough, spasm of nape and back, pathogenic cold invading the lung.


Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.