|English:||Ephedra and Double Cinnamon Decoction|
|Also Known As:||Ma Huang and Double Cinnamon Combination|
|Ram. Cinnamomi||Gui Zhi||32g||Releases the exterior, adjusts
the Ying and Wei, warms the channels and collaterals
to relieve pain, disperses Cold, unblocks Yang, transforms Qi and
releases the muscle layer.
With Bai Shao, harmonizes the Ying and Wei and warms and tonifies the Middle Jiao.
|Rx. Paeoniae Alba||Bai Shao||30g||Astringes the Yin and adjusts the Ying and Wei.|
|Hb. Ephedrae||Ma Huang||8g||Strongly promotes diaphoresis,
relieves the Exterior, disperses Lung Qi, promotes urination
and expels Cold.
With Gui Zhi, for Wind-Cold Excess with fever, chills and anhidrosis and Wind-Cold-Damp Bi.
With Xing Ren, for cough and wheezing due to Wind-Cold Attacks the Lungs.
|Sm. Armeniacae||Xing Ren||10g||Disperses Lung Qi, resolves
Phlegm and stops cough and wheezing.
With Ma Huang and Zhi Gan Cao, for cough with profuse sputum, nasal obstruction and a hoarse voice.
|Rz. Zingiberis Recens||Sheng Jiang||30g||Helps release the exterior, treats
nausea and vomiting. strengthens the spreading and mobilizing actions
of the other herbs and adjusts the Ying and Wei.
With Zhi Gan Cao, harmonizes and regulates the Spleen and Stomach.
With Da Zao, regulates disharmony between the Ying and Wei. and benefits the Middle Qi.
|Fr. Zizyphi Jujube||Da Zao||10g||Helps Bai Shao regulate
the Ying and Wei.
With Gan Cao, tonifies and harmonizes the Middle Jiao.
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata||Zhi Gan Cao||2-6||Resolves Phlegm, stops cough, clears Heat and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of the other herbs.|
- Releases Wind-Cold from the muscle layer
- Regulates the Ying and Wei
- Induces sweating
- Tai Yang Stage with mild Shao Yang-like complications