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Zhenren Yangzang Tang

Name

Decoction for Nourishing Zang-organs

  1. 真人養臟湯
  2. 真人养脏汤

The Prescription of Zhenren Yangzang Tang

Source

The book Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang

Ingredients

Explanation

Ying Su Qiao: One of the principal drugs, astringing the intestines to
stop diarrhea.

Rou Gui: The other principal drug, warming the kidney and spleen.

Ren Shen and Bai Zhu: Invigorating Qi and strengthening the spleen.

Dang Gui and Bai Shao: Enriching blood and coordinating Ying.

Mu Xiang: Regulating the flow of Qi to relieve pain.

Gan Cao: Tempering the actions of all the other ingredients, relieving spasm and pain.

The Effect of Zhenren Yangzang Tang

Effect

Astringing the intestines to stop diarrhea, warming and tonifying the kidney and spleen.

Indications

Syndrome due to deficiency-cold of the spleen and kidney, marked by protracted diarrhea and dysentery, incontinence of defecation, abdominal pain relieved by pressing and warming, or frequent diarrhea with pus and blood, lassitude and anorexia, pale tongue with whitish coating, and deep slow pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as chronic enteritis, chronic bacillary dysentery, and intestinal tuberculosis.

Administrations

Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.