Bai Hu Tang
White Tiger Decoction
Clear Heat from the Qi Level
Actions: Clears qi-level heat, draings Stomach fire, generates fluids, and alleviates thirst.
Pattern: Blazing heat in the Yang Ming channel stage
Shi Gao: 30g
Zhi Mu: 9g
Zhi Gan Cao: 3g
Geng Mi: 9-15g
Indications: high fever with profuse sweating and an aversion to heat, a red face, severe thirst and irritability, and a flooding, forceful or slippery, rapid pulse. May also include headache, toothache, or blooding of the gums and nose.
Bai Hu Jia Ren Shen Tang
White Tiger plus Ginseng Decoction
For injury to the qi and fluids characterized by fever, thirst, profuse sweating, generalized weakness, and a large, forceless pulse, add Ren Shen. Xi Yang Shen is often used in place of Ren Shen.