Herb Formulas Notebook

Xiao Qi Qi Tang

(Minor Seven Emotions Decoction)

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Source: Formulary of the Pharmacy Service for Benefiting the People of the Taiping Era (1107)
Author: Imperial Medical Bureau

Category: Formulas that Regulate Qi

Pattern: Clumping or Constraint caused by imbalance of the Seven Emotions

Key Symptoms: Colicky pain in the chest and abdomen, drum like distention.

Ren Shen 3g
Rou Gui 3g
Zhi Ban Xia 3g
Zhi Gan Cao 1.5g
Sheng Jiang 3sl

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Tonifies Qi, warms the Middle Jiao, resolves constraint, transforms Phlegm.

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