Herb Formulas Notebook

Jie Gan Jian

(Resolve the Liver Decoction)

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Source: Collected Treatises of Jing-Yue (1624)
Author: Zhang Jie-Bin / Jing-Yue

Category: Formulas that Regulate Qi

Pattern: Liver constraint and Qi stagnation

Key Symptoms: Fullness, distention and pain in the chest and flanks, diarrhoea, restless foetus

Chen Pi 4.5g
Zhi Ban Xia 4.5g
Hou Po 4.5g
Fu Ling 4.5g
Zi Su Ye 3g
Bai Shao 3g
Sha Shen 2.1g
Sheng Jiang 3-5sl

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Smoothes the movement of Qi, harmonises the middle Jiao, transforms Dampness, calms the foetus

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