Herb Formulas Notebook

Fei Er Wan

Fat Baby Pill

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Source: Golden Mirror of the Medical Tradition (1742)
Author: Wu Qian / Liu-Ji

Category: Formulas that Expel Parasites

Pattern: Childhood nutritional impairment from chronic accumulation of parasites causing Spleen Qi Deficiency

Key Symptoms: Parasitic infection with intermittent attacks of abdominal pain, indigestion, emaciation, loose stools, feverishness, foul smelling breath, sallow complexion and a large distended abdomen, fatigue, loss of appetite

Ren Shen 12g
Bai Zhu 12g
Fu Ling 12g
Huang Lian 12g
Hu Huang Lian 12g
Shi Jun Zi 12g
Shen Qu 12g (dry fried)
Mai Ya 12g (dry fried)
Shan Zha 12g
Lu Hui 12g
Zhi Gan Cao 6g

Preparation: Grind the ingredients and mix with rice water to form into millet sized pills. 20-30 pills are taken in a single dose.

Actions: Kills parasites, reduces food stagnation, strengthens the Spleen, clears Heat

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