This article is for understanding characteristics of febrile disease through analysing usage of representative prescriptions in "Wenbingtiaobian", composition of their related prescriptions and their coverage of modern diseases. Analysis of prescriptions was based on "Translation of Wenbingtiaobian", "Modern Shanhanlun" and "Herbal Formula Science" and clinical papers were searched in China Academic Journals(CAJ) of China National Knowledge Infrastructure(CNKI). Conclusions are as follows. First, principles of modifying or formulating prescriptions for febrile diseases are clearing heat, nourishing yin or dispelling dampness. Second, Zengyechengqitang, Xinjiahuanglongtang and Huweichengqitang are applied to pattern of bowel excess such as constipation or ileus. Third, Jiajianfumaitang is applied to heart diseases, Sanjiafumaitang to liver and heart, Dadingfengzhu to liver diseases. Fourth, Jiajianzhengqisan related prescriptions are applied to spleen diseases like conspitation, diarrhea or gastritis. Fifth, Baihujiarenshentang is applied to diabetes or fever and Baihujiaguizhitang to gout or arthritis. Sixth, Xuanbaichengqitang is applied to lung diseases and Taorenchengqitang to gynecology diseases. Seventh, Sanrentang is applied lung diseases like cough or pneumonia, spleen diseases like diarrhea or enteritis and kidney diseases like edema, arthritis or leucorrhea. Eighth, Yinqiaosan and Sangjuyin tend to be applied to exogenous diseases and diseases of five organs of sense, Jiajianfumaitang and Sanjiafumaitang to heart diseases, Angongniuhuangwan to encephalopathy, Qingyingtang and Huabantang to skin diseases, Zengyetang to gastrointestinal disorders, Shashenmaidongtang to lung or spleen diseases.