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Xu Ming Tang

The Prescription of Xu Ming Tang


The book Jin Gui Yao Lue



Ma Huang and Gui Zhi: Dispersing wind-cold.

Dang Gui and Chuan Xiong: Tonifying blood and dredging collaterals.

Shi Gao: Being pungent and sweet in flavor and very cold in nature, facilitating the flow of the lung-Qi to clear away the lung-heat and preventing the other drugs warm in nature from producing heat.

Xing Ren: Discending the lung-Qi, assisting Shi Gao in removing heat from the lung to relieve asthma.

Ren Shen, Gan Jiang and Gan Cao: Replenishing qi, warm the spleen and stomach.

The Effect of Xu Ming Tang


Expel wind, dredge collaterals, calm the adverse-rising energy, tonify blood, clear heat and nourish body fluid.


Hemiplegia, aphasia after apoplexy.


Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken twice.