Herb Formulas Notebook

Xiang Sha Ping Wei San

(Auklandia and Amomum Calm the Stomach Powder)

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Source: Achievements Regarding Epidemic Rashes (1794)

Category: Formulas that Expel Dampness

Pattern: Food stagnation due to being forced to eat when Stomach and Intestines are weak while recovering from a Warm seasonal epidemic

Key Symptoms: Epigastric and abdominal distention, reduced intake, nausea and vomiting

Cang Zhu 4.5g (dry fried)
Hou Po 3g
Chen Pi 3g
Mu Xiang 1.5g
Sha Ren 2.4g
Gan Cao 1.5g
Sheng Jiang 1sl

Preparation: Decoction

Actions: Dries Dampness, strengthens the Spleen, moves the Qi and eases the Middle Jiao.

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