Herb Formulas Notebook

Yi Jia Jian Zheng Qi San

First Modification of Rectify the Qi Powder

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Source: Systematic Differentiation of Warm Pathogen Diseases (1798)
Author: Wu Tang / Ju-Tong

Category: Formulas that Expel Dampness

Pattern: Food stagnation and Dampness constraining and obstructing the Middle Jiao.

Key Symptoms: Epigastric and abdominal distention and fullness, gummy stools with irregular defecation

Huo Xiang 6g
Hou Po 6g
Xing Ren 6g
Fu Ling Pi 6g
Chen Pi 3g
Shen Qu 4.5g
Mai Ya 4.5g
Yin Chen Hao 6g
Da Fu Pi 3g

In the UK Da Fu Pi must be substituted with Zhi Shi and Yu Li Ren. Da Huang could also be added to increase the purgative potential of this formula.

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Spreads and facilitates the flow of Qi in the Middle Jiao, transforms Dampness and reduced food stagnation

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