Herb Formulas Notebook

Zhi Zhong Wan

Treat the Middle Pill

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Source: Simple Formulas for Health (1905)

Category: Formulas that Warm Interior Cold

Pattern: Sudden Turmoil Disorder

Key Symptoms: Epigastric and abdominal pain, a desire to vomit without actually doing so and a desire to defecate without actually doing so.

Abdomen: Cold in the upper and middle quadrants

Gan Jiang 9g
Ren Shen 9g
Bai Zhu 9g
Zhi Gan Cao 9g
Chen Pi 9g

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Warms the middle Jiao, strengthens the Spleen, moves stagnation and descends rebellious Stomach Qi

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