The Prescription of Zeqi Tang
The book Jin Gui Yao Lue
- Ban Xia 10 g,
- Zi Wan 10 g,
- Ze Qi 6 g,
- Sheng Jiang 6 g,
- Bai Qian 10 g,
- Gan Cao 6 g,
- Huang Qin 6 g,
- Ren Shen 6 g,
- Gui Zhi 6 g.
Ban Xia: Removing dampness, eliminating phlegm, checking upward adverse flow of Qi and arresting nausea.
Zhi Gan Cao: Supplementing Qi and regulating the stomach, together with Gui Zhi aiding in expelling the pathogenic factors from the muscles and skin, together with Shao Yao replenishing Yin, tempering the actions of all the other ingredients.
Ze Qi: Promoting diuresis, eliminating phlegm and removing toxicity.
Gui Zhi: Being pungent and sweet in flavor and warm in nature, expelling pathogenic factors from the muscles and skin by means of diaphoresis, warming the channels to dispel pathogenic cold.
Huang Qin: Clearing heat and removing toxicity.
Bai Qian: Directing qi downward and eliminating phlegm, relieving cough and dyspnea.
Zi Wan: Moistening the lung to resolve phlegm and relieving cough.
Ren Shen: Powerfully reinforcing original qi, tonifying zang-organ qi, promoting the generation of body fluid to alleviate thirst.
The Effect of Zeqi Tang
Reduce water retention, relieve cough, clear heat.
Water retention, cough with deep pulse, edema and difficult urination.
Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken 4 times a day.