Herb Formulas Notebook

Xiang Sha Yang Wei Tang

(Nourish the Stomach Decoction with Auklandia and Amomum)

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Source: Restoration of Health from the Myriad Diseases (1587)
Author: Gong Ting-Xian

Category: Formulas that Tonify Qi

Pattern: Disharmony between the Spleen and Stomach with Dampness

Key Symptoms: Reduced appetite, loss of taste, inability to eat more than a little at a time, bloating after eating, focal distention, uncomfortable feeling in the epigastrium, generalised weakness

Ren Shen 1.5g
Bai Zhu 3g
Fu Ling 2.4g
Cang Zhu 2.4g
Hou Po 2.4g (ginger juice fried)
Chen Pi 2.4g
Xiang Fu 2.4g (dry fried)
Bai Dou Kou 2.1g
Mu Xiang 1.5g
Sha Ren 2.4g
Zhi Gan Cao 1.5-3g
Da Zao 1.5-3g
Sheng Jiang 2sl

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Strengthens and harmonises the Spleen and Stomach, resolves Dampness

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