Herb Formulas Notebook

Qi Wu Jiang Xia Tang

(Seven Substance Decoction for Directing Downward)

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Source: Practice of Syndrome Treatment in Kampo (1963)
Author: Otsuka Keisetsu

Category: Formulas that Tonify Blood

Pattern: Qi and Blood deficiency accompanied by Liver Yang Excess

Key Symptoms: Headache, dizziness, flushing, tension of the neck and shoulders, sensitivity to cold (especially in the lower body), tinnitus, urinary frequency, dry skin, tendency to become tired

Gou Teng 4g
Dang Gui 3g
Chuan Xiong 3g
Bai Shao 3g
Shu Di Huang 3g
Huang Qi 3g
Huang Qi 2g

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Tonifies and invigorates Blood, tonifies the Qi, extinguishes internal Wind

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