Herb Formulas Notebook

Bu Huan Jin Zheng Qi San

Rectify the Qi Powder Worth More than Gold

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Source: Simple Book of Formulas (1191)
Author: Wang Shuo

Category: Formulas that Expel Dampness

Pattern: Damp turbidity obstructing the Middle Jiao with Wind-Cold fettering the Exterior, or Sudden Turmoil Disorder

Key Symptoms: Vomiting, abdominal distention and fullness, fever and chills.
Secondary Symptoms: Also used for Sudden Turmoil Disorders with diarrhoea and vomiting.

Tongue: Thick, white, greasy coating
Abdomen: Distended

Hou Po
Cang Zhu
Huo Xiang
Zhi Ban Xia
Chen Pi
Gan Cao

Preparation: Equal amounts ground into powder and taken in 3-6g drafts before meals with Sheng Jiang.

Actions: Dries Dampness, transforms turbidity, directs rebellious Qi downwards, stops vomiting.

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These pages are intended to assist clinicians and are not intended for self-diagnosis or treatment for which a qualified professional should be consulted.