Cinnamon Twig Decoction (gui zhi tang)
Chief: Gui zhi
Deputy: Bai shao
Assistant: Sheng jiang, Da zao
Envoy: Zhi gan cao
Pattern: Wind-Cold with Ying-Wei Disharmony (Taiyang Stage Attack by Wind; Wind-Cold Exterior Deficiency)
Indications: Fever and chills unrelieved by sweating, headache, aversion to wind, stiff neck, nasal congestion, dry heaves, no particular thirst, a thin, white, and moist tongue coating, and a floating pulse that is either moderate or frail.
Cautions and contraindications: Contraindicated in cases with exterior Cold and interior heat, characterized by fever and thirst or sore throat with a rapid pulse. It should be used with caution during the summer or spells of hot weather.
If prescribed in cases with heat, nosebleed may result. If incorrectly prescribed, or if the dosage is too strong, profuse sweating, high fever, severe thirst, palpitations and irritability may result.
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