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Zengye Tang

Name

Fluid-increasing Decoction

  1. 增液湯
  2. 增液汤

The Prescription of Zengye Tang

Source

The book Wen Bing Tiao Bian

Ingredients

Explanation

Xuan Shen: The principal drug in larger dose, nourishing Yin, promoting the production of body fluids, moistening dryness, removing heat.

Mai Dong: Promoting the production of body fluids to moisten dryness.

Sheng Di: Nourishing Yin and removing heat.

The Effect of Zengye Tang

Effect

Nourishing Yin, removing heat, moistening dryness, inducing laxation.

Indications

Insufficiency of body fluids, constipation or reoccurrence of the following symptoms 2-3 days after defecation, all due to febrile disease of Yangming, marked by constipation, thirst, reddened and dry tongue, and deep feeble pulse, including such diseases with the above symptoms as intestinal tuberculosis, hemorrhoid, irritable colon, chronic pancreatitis, etc.

Administrations

Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.