The Prescription of Tounong San
The book Wai Ke Zheng Zong
- Huang Qi (Radix Astragali) 12 g,
- Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis) 6 g,
- Chuan Shan Jia (Squama Manitis) 3 g,
- Zao Jiao Ci (Spina Gleditsiae) 5 g,
- Chuan Xiong (Rhizoma Chuanxiong) 9 g.
Huang Qi: The principal drug, being sweet in flavor and slightly warm in nature, invigorating Qi and expelling pus.
Dang Gui and Chuan Xiong: Nourishing blood and promoting its circulation.
Chuan Shan Jia and Zao Jiao Ci: Clearing away heat and promoting the flow of Qi, softening masses and expelling pus.
Small amount of liquor: Helping promote the flow of blood.
The Effect of Tounong San
Expelling toxins and pus.
Syndrome due to inability to expel pus resulting from deficiency of vital-Qi, marked by swollen and painful carbuncle of abscess with pus formed and without festering and pus-spot or with severe distention and burning-pain; including various kinds of pyogenic infections with the above symptoms and signs.
All the ingredients are decocted in water for the decoction. The decoction is divided into 2 portions, 1 portion is taken, or mixed with a small cup of liquor and then taken each time.