San Niu Tang
The Prescription of San Niu Tang
The book Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju 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 stop asthma.
Xing Ren: Promoting the flow of the lung-Qi, relieve cough and resolve phlegm.
Gan Cao: Clear heat and remove toxicity, aiding Ma Huang and Xing Ren in eliminating phlegm.
The Effect of San Niu Tang
Diffuse the lung qi, relieve exterior syndrome, relieve cough and asthma.
Cold due to wind-pathogen, nasal obstruction, cough with choking sensation in chest.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.