Shegan Mahuang Tang
The Prescription of Shegan Mahuang Tang
The book Jin Gui Yao Lue
- She Gan 9 g,
- Ma Huang 9 g,
- Sheng Jiang 9 g,
- Xi Xin 3 g,
- Zi Wan 6 g,
- Kuan Dong Hua 6 g,
- Da Zao 3 dates,
- Ban Xia 9 g,
- Wu Wei Zi 3 g.
Ma Huang: Relieving exterior syndrome, dispersing cold pathogen.
She Gan: Clearing lung heat and dispelling phlegm.
Xi Xin: Relieving exterior and dispelling cold, warming lung and relieving cough.
Da Zao: Invigorating the spleen-Qi, relieving the liver depression.
Kuan Dong Hua and Zi Wan: Moistening lung to resolve phlegm and relieving cough.
Ban Xia: Dispersing accumulation of pathogens, letting the adverse flow of the stomach-Qi go downwards.
Wu Wei Zi: Astringing lung and replenishing qi.
Sheng Jiang: Regulating the stomach and descending the adverse flow of Qi.
The Effect of Shegan Mahuang Tang
Diffuse the lung qi and eliminate phlegm, direct qi downward and relieve cough.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.