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Jiajian Weirui Tang

Name

Modified Decoction of Fragrant Solomonseal

  1. 加減葳蕤湯
  2. 加减葳蕤汤

The Prescription of Jiajian Weirui Tang

Source

The book Chong Ding Tong Su Shang Han Lun

Ingredients

Explanation

Wei Rui The principal drug, being sweet in flavor and slightly cold in nature, nourishing Yin, moistening the lung, aiding in the production of body fluids.

Cong Bai, Dou Chi, Bo He and Jie Geng: Relieving exterior syndrome, facilitating the flow of the lung Qi, relieving cough, benefiting the throat.

Bai Wei: Removing heat from blood to relieve restlessness and thrist.

Gan Cao and Da Zao: Being sweet in flavor, helping to moisten and nourish the spleen.

The Effect of Jiajian Weirui Tang

Effect

Nourishing Yin to clear away heat, inducing diaphoresis to relieve exterior syndrome.

Indications

Syndrome due to the effect of exopathogens with the deficiency of Yin, marked by headache, fever with little or no sweat, slightly aversion to wind-cold, cough, restlessness, thirst, dry throat, reddened tongue and rapid pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as common cold, sicca syndrome, etc.

Administrations

Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.