The Prescription of Tongguan San
The book Dan Xi Xin Fa Fu Yu
- Zhu Ya Zao (Fructus Gleditsiae Abnormalis),
- Xi Xin (Herba Asari).
The 2 ingredients are in the same amount.
Zhu Ya Zao: Being pungent in flavor and warm in nature, removing phlegm for resuscitation.
Xi Xin: Being pungent in flavor and warm in nature, inducing resuscitation through dispersing.
The Effect of Tongguan San
Restoring consciousness and inducing resuscitation.
Excess syndrome of stroke due to convulsive seizure resulting from attack by pestilent factors or due to convulsion caused by phlegm retention, marked by trismus, obstruction of breath, coma, lock-jaw, and profuse sputum and saliva; including such diseases with the above symptoms as epilepsy, cerebrovascular accident and craniocerebral trauma.
The 2 ingredients are ground into fine powder and mixed evenly. Small amount of it is blown into the nose to induce sneezing.
This prescription is used externally for first aid. After the patient comes to, his disease should be differentiated and treated with other prescriptions.