Herb Formulas Notebook

Chai Ping Tang

Bupleurum and Calm the Stomach Decoction

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Source: Enumeration of Formulas Omitted from the Inner Classic (Song dynasty)

Category: Formulas that Harmonise

Pattern: Damp malarial disorders

Key Symptoms: Alternating chills and fevers (chills predominate), generalised body aches, a sensation of heaviness in the limbs, loss of apetite

Pulse: Soggy

Chai Hu 6g
Huang Qin 4.5g
Zhi Ban Xia 3g
Ren Shen 3g
Chen Pi 1.5g
Cang Zhu 4.5g
Hou Po 3g
Gan Cao 1.5g

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Harmonises and releases Shaoyang, expels Dampness, harmonises the Stomach.

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