Herb Formulas Notebook


Fu Zi Jing Mi Tang

(Aconite and Glutinous Rice Decoction)

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Source: Discussion of Cold Damage (c. 220)
Author: Zhang Ji / Zhong-Jing



Category: Formulas that Warm Interior Cold

Pattern: Cold Qi in the abdomen

Key Symptoms: Borborygmus, sharp pain and rebellion with fullness in the chest, flanks and abdomen, nausea, vomiting
Secondary Symptoms: Cold extremities

Tongue: Pale with greasy white coating



Ingredients
Zhi Fu Zi 15g
Zhi Ban Xia 65g
Gan Cao 15g
Da Zao 30g
Jing Mi 80g

Subsitutions:
In the UK Fu Zi must be substituted. The standard replacement is Rou Gui and Gan Jiang but Hua Jiao and/or Gao Liang Jiang might be more suitable than Rou Gui in this instance.



Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Warms the Middle Jiao, stops pain and vomiting



Research Links:
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