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Xuan Fu Dai Zhe Tang

(Inula and Hematite Decoction)

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Source: Discussion of Cold Damage (c. 220)
Author: Zhang Ji (Zhong-Jing)

Category: Formulas that Regulate Qi

Pattern: Phlegm turbidity obstructing the Interior with Weak, deficient Stomach Qi

Key Symptoms: Unremitting belching, hiccup, regurgitation, nausea or vomiting, hard epigastric focal distention

Tongue: White slippery coating
Pulse: Wiry, deficient
Abdomen: Hard epigastrium


Ingredients
Xuan Fu Hua 9g
Dai Zhe Shi 9-15g
Zhi Ban Xia 9g
Ren Shen 6-9g
Zhi Gan Cao 3-6g
Sheng Jiang 4-6sl
Da Zao 4pc



Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Directs rebellious Qi downward, transforms Phlegm, augments the Qi, harmonises the Stomach



Notes:
In the UK Dai Zhe Shi must be substituted with Xia Ku Cao + Zhu Ru


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