Herb Formulas Notebook

Shi Di Tang

(Persimmon Calyx Decoction)

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Source: Formulas to Aid the Living (1253)
Author: Yan Yong-He

Category: Formulas that Regulate Qi

Pattern: Stomach deficient and Cold

Key Symptoms: Fullness in the chest, persistent belching
Secondary Symptoms: Hiccup, vomiting

Tongue: Pale with a thin white coat
Pulse: Submerged, slow pulse

Ding Xiang 3-6g
Shi Di 6-9g
Sheng Jiang 4-6sl

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Augments the Qi, warms the middle Jiao, directs rebellious Qi downward and stops hiccup

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