Herb Formulas Notebook


Qing Wei Tang

Clear the Stomach Decoction

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Source: Golden Mirror of the Medical Tradition (1742)
Author: Wu Qian / Liu-Ji



Category: Formulas that Clear Heat

Pattern: Vigorous Stomach Fire

Key Symptoms: Bleeding gums and bad breath



Ingredients
Shi Gao 12g
Huang Qin 3g
Sheng Di Huang 3g
Huan Lian 3g
Sheng Ma 3g
Mu Dan Pi 4.5g

Subsitutions:
In the UK Shi Gao must be replaced. It is difficult to imagine a herbs with the same antacid properties to a mineral. Zhi Mu could help but referral to a pharmacy may be necessary if acidity is a significant aspect of the presentation.



Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Clears Fire from the Stomach and cools the Blood



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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.