Herb Formulas Notebook

Zhi Shi Li Zhong Wan

Unripe Bitter Orange Pill to Regulate the Middle

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Source: Formulary of the Pharmacy Service for Benefiting the People of the Taiping Era (1107)
Author: Imperial Medical Bureau

Category: Formulas that Warm Interior Cold

Pattern: Spleen and Stomach deficient and Cold with internal clumping

Key Symptoms: Abdominal fullness, distention and pain

Abdomen: Hard focal distention, weak and cold abdomen

Zhi Shi 3g
Gan Jiang 6g
Ren Shen 6g
Bai Zhu 6g
Zhi Gan Cao 6g

Preparation: Ground into powder and formed into 3-6g pills with honey to be taken with hot water.

Actions: Strengthens the Spleen, warms the Middle Jiao, dissipates clumps

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