Herb Formulas Notebook

Ju Pi Zhu Ru Tang

Tangerine Peel and Bamboo Shavings Decoction

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Source: Essentials from the Golden Cabinet (c. 220)
Author: Zhang Ji / Zhong-Jing

Category: Formulas that Regulate Qi

Pattern: Constrained Heat in the Stomach with Qi deficiency

Key Symptoms: Hiccups, nausea, dry heaves, retching

Tongue: Maybe tender and red
Pulse: Maybe deficient and rapid

Chen Pi 9-12g
Zhu Ru 9-12g
Ren Shen 3g
Gan Cao 3-6g
Sheng Jiang 4-6sl
Da Zao 5pc

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Directs rebellious Qi downwards, stops hiccup, augments the Qi, clears Heat

Contraindications: Heat from excess, Cold from deficiency

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