Formula Database


Da He Zhong Yin

(Major Harmonise the Middle Drink)

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Source: Collected Treatises of Jing-Yue (1624)
Author: Zhang Jing-Yue

Category: Formulas that Reduce Food Stagnation

Pattern: Food Stagnation with pronounced accumulation

Key Symptoms: Pronounced distention and fullness in the epigastrium or abdomen, foul-smelling belching, aversion to food
Secondary Symptoms: Abdominal pain, acid reglux, nausea and vomiting, diarrhoea

Tongue: Yellow greasy coating
Pulse: Slippery
Abdomen: Discomfort in the epigastrium, distention in the upper abdomen


Ingredients
Chen Pi 3-6g
Zhi Shi 3g
Sha Ren 1.5g
Shan Zha 6g
Mai Ya 6g
Hou Po 4.5g
Ze Xie 4.5g



Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Reduces Food Stagnation, harmonises the Stomach, transforms accumulations

Contraindications: Spleen deficiency or long term use


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