Herb Formulas Notebook

Wu Zhu Yu Tang

Evodia Decoction

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Source: Comprehensive Recording of Sagely Beneficence from the Zhenghe Era (1117)
Author: Song Imperial Court

Category: Formulas that Warm Interior Cold

Pattern: Cold Qi generating turbidity

Key Symptoms: Distention and pain in the abdomen or epigastrium
Secondary Symptoms: Indicated whenever Cold leads to visible signs of stagnation

Wu Zhu Yu 6g
Rou Gui 6g
Pao Jiang 6g
Hou Po 6g (prepared in ginger juice)
Huao Jiao 1.5g (prepared in ginger juice)
Chen Pi 1.5g
Bai Zhu 1.5g

Preparation: Ground into powder and taken in 9g doses by boiling in one large cup of water with 3 slices of Sheng Jiang, discarding the dregs and taken on an empty stomach.

Actions: Warms the Middle Jiao, disperses Cold, transforms Dampness

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