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Feng Xiao Tang

Separate and Reduce Decoction

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Source: Restoration of Health from the Myriad Diseases (1587)
Author: Gong Ting-Xian

Category: Formulas that Expel Dampness

Pattern: Internal accumulation of Dampness

Key Symptoms: Abdominal fullness and drum-like distention, firm focal distention in the epigastrium, pitting oedema and ascites, scanty yellow urine, constipation

Cang Zhu 3g
Bai Zhu 3g
Fu Ling 3g
Chen Pi 3g
Hou Po 3g
Xiang Fu 2.4g
Zhu Ling 2.4g
Ze Xie 2.4g
Zhi Shi 3g
Da Fu Pi 2.4g
Sha Ren 2.1g
Mu Xiang 0.9g
Deng Xin Cao 1pc
Sheng Jiang 1pc

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Promotes urination, promotes the movement of Qi, guides out stagnation

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