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  1. 人参蛤蚧散
  2. 人參蛤蚧散

The Prescription of Renshen Gejie San


The book Wei Sheng Bao Jian



Ge Jie: The principal drug, improving inspiration to relieve asthma by invigorating the kidney-Qi.

Ren Shen: Reinforcing the primordial Qi, benefiting the spleen and lung.

Fu Ling: Strengthening the spleen to remove dampness.

Sang Pi and Xing Ren: Descending the adverse flow of Qi downward to relieve asthma.

Bei Mu: Clearing away heat, moisturizing the lung, resolving phlegm.

Zhi Mu: Clearing away lung-heat, nourishing the kidney, improving inspiration.

Zhi Gan Cao: Invigorating Qi, regulating the stomach, tempering the actions of all the other ingredients.

The Effect of Renshen Gejie San


Replenishing Qi, clearing away lung-heat, relieving cough and asthma.


Syndrome due to lung-deficiency and prolonged cough, marked by cough, asthma, thick yellowish sputum, or cough, vomiting of pus and blood, restless and feverish sensation in the chest, emaciation, and floating weak pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as tuberculosis and chronic bronchitis.


The ingredients are ground into powder. 6 g of it is taken on empty stomach with boiled water each time, twice daily, in the morning and evening.