The Prescription of Taohe Chengqi Tang
The book Shang Han Lun
- Tao Ren (Semen Persicae) 12g,
- Da Huang (Radix et Rhizoma Rhei) 12g,
- Gui Zhi (Ramulus Cinnamomi) 6g,
- Mang Xiao (Natrii Sulfas) 6g,
- Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae) 6g.
Tao Ren: One of the principal drugs, removing blood stasis.
Da Huang: The other principal drug, dispersing blood stasis and pathogenic heat.
Gan Cao: Invigorating Qi to regulate the middle-Jiao, tempering the actions of all the other ingredients.
The Effect of Taohe Chengqi Tang
Promoting the flow of blood to remove blood stasis.
Syndrome due to blood retention in the lower-Jiao, marked by rigidity and masses in the lower abdomen, frequent free urination, delirium, restlessness, thirst, fever during night followed by irritability, dark tongue, and deep solid or unsmooth pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as pelvic inflammation, adnexitis and intestinal obstruction.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.