Herb Formulas Notebook

Xiang Fu Xuan Fu Hua Tang

(Cyperus and Inula Decoction)

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Source: Systematic Differentiation of Warm Pathogen Diseases (1798)
Author: Wu Tang / Ju-Tong

Category: Formulas that Dispel Phlegm

Pattern: Thin mucus fluids stagnating in the Collaterals of the Liver

Key Symptoms: Hypochondriac pain with or without coughing, afternoon fevers or alternating chills and fevers

Tongue: Swollen edges and thick coat
Pulse: Wiry, especially in the middle position

Xiang Fu 9g
Xuan Fu Hua 9g
Zi Su Zi 9g
Chen Pi 6g
Fu Ling 9g
Yi Yi Ren 15g
Zhi Ban Xia 15g

Preparation: Decoction. Xuan Fu Hua should be wrapped in cheesecloth during the decocting process.

Actions: Strengthens the Spleen, dispels Dampness, spreads the Liver Qi, unblocks the Channels and Collaterals

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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.