|English:||Modified Four Substances with Ephedra Decoction|
|Also Known As:|
|Rx. Ephedrae||Ma Huang||6g|| Induces sweating, releases
the Exterior and warms and disperses
With Xing Ren, for Wind-Cold cough and wheezing.
|Ram. Cinnamomi||Gui Zhi||6g||Releases the exterior, assists
the Yang, adjusts the Ying and Wei, releases
the muscle layer, warms the channels
and collaterals to relieve pain and warms
and facilitates the flow of Qi through the channels and
collaterals and Blood through the vessels.
With Ma Huang, for Wind-Cold Excess conditions with fever and chills but no sweat.
With Bai Shao, for External Wind-Cold.
|Sm. Armeniacae||Xing Ren||6g||Stops cough and calms wheezing.|
|Rz. Chuanxiong||Chuan Xiong||6g||Invigorates the Blood, promotes
the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates
With Gui Zhi, expels Wind-Dampness, warms the channels and collaterals, facilitates joint movement and relieves Bi pain for joint and limb pain due to External Wind-Cold invasion.
|Rx. Angelicae Sinensis||Dang Gui||12g||Nourishes, invigorates and harmonizes
the Blood, disperses Cold, reduces swelling, expels pus, generates
flesh and stops pain due to Blood Stasis.
With Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood.
With Chuan Xiong, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis.
|Rx. Paeoniae Alba||Bai Shao||12g||Nourishes the Blood, calms
Liver Yang and Liver Wind and alleviates
With Gui Zhi, harmonizes the Ying and Wei.
With Dang Gui, nourishes Yin and Blood.
|Rx. Rehmanniae||Sheng Di Huang||12g||Clears Heat, cools the Blood, nourishes Yin, and generates
With Bai Shao, for Blood Deficiency Heat.
|Rx. Glehniae||Bei Sha Shen||12g||Nourishes Lung Yin, clears Lung Heat, nourishes Stomach Yin, generates fluids and tonifies Liver and Kidney Yin.|
|Rz. Zingiberis Recens||Sheng Jiang||10g||Releases the Exterior, induces
perspiration, disperses Cold and reduces
the toxicity of other herbs.
With Gui Zhi, strongly induces sweating for treatment of External Wind-Cold with chills, fever, body aches and anhidrosis.
With Gui Zhi and Sheng Jiang, harmonizes the Ying and Wei to drive out pathogens.
With Ma Huang, strongly creates sweating to treat all externally contracted Wind-Cold disorders.
|Fr. Jujube||Da Zao||15g||Nourishes the Blood, calms
the Spirit and moderates and harmonizes the harsh
properties of other herbs.
With Sheng Jiang, for External Wind-Cold.
- Dredges Wind
- Dissipates Cold
- Invigorates the Blood
- Regulates the Ying
- Wind-Cold type psoriasis