English: Qi Stagnation Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia 9g Dries Dampness, transforms Phlegm, descends Rebellious Qi, stops vomiting, harmonizes the Stomach and reduces Stagnation.
With Chen Pi, for epigastric and abdominal distention or pain due to disharmony of the Stomach Qi.
With Zhe Bei Mu, for Phlegm-Dampness.
Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu 9g Clears Heat and transforms Phlegm.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 9g Tonifies the Spleen and augments Qi.
With Hai Piao Xiao and Chen Pi, for peptic ulcer pain.
Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi 9g Clears Heat, resolves Dampness, cools the Blood, relieves toxicity and stops bleeding by astringing.
Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang 9g Promotes the movement of Qi, alleviates pain, dispels Damp-Heat and harmonizes the Liver and Spleen.
With Bing Lang, for Qi Stagnation in the Stomach and Intestines due to Food Stagnation with abdominal distention and fullness, anorexia, aversion to the smell of food, nausea without the ability to vomit and an uncomfortable urge to defecate which is often unsuccessful.
Sm. Arecae Bing Lang 9g Regulates Qi, reduces accumulations, drains downward, unblocks the bowels, promotes urination and relieves nausea.
Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu 6g Spreads and regulates Liver Qi and alleviates pain.
With Cang Zhu, for indigestion, pain and distention in the flanks and abdomen, nausea, vomiting and acid regurgitation.
With Zi Su Ye, for epigastric and abdominal distention and discomfort associated with externally contracted disorders.
Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu 6g Strongly dries Dampness and tonifies the Spleen.
With Xiang Fu, for chest, epigastric and abdominal pain, distention and discomfort due to Dampness and Qi Obstruction.
Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi 6g Regulates and descends Qi, adjusts the Middle, relieves the diaphragm, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Zhi Ban Xia, for a stifling sensation in the chest and coughing with excessive white, viscous sputum due to Phlegm-Damp Obstruction.
With Cang Zhu and Fu Ling, for a thick white tongue coat with no desire to drink.
Fol. Perillae Zi Su Ye 6g Promotes the movement of Spleen and Stomach Qi, harmonizes the Middle Jiao and relieves intestinal gas.
With Xiang Fu, releases the Exterior in a patient with pre-existing Qi Stagnation with chills, fever, headaches, anhidrosis, a stuffy chest, belching and flatulence.
Poria Fu Ling 6g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness and strengthens the Spleen.
With Mu Xiang, for diarrhea and borborygmus due to Dampness.
With Zhi Ban Xia, for Phlegm, thin mucus and turbid Dampness.
With Zhi Ban Xia and Chen Pi, for nausea, vomiting, chest fullness and distention and anorexia due to congested fluids.
With Gan Cao, for Spleen and Heart Deficiency causing facial edema, palpitations and shortness of breath.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 3g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi and alleviates pain.
With Xiang Fu, for Qi Stagnation combined with Blood Stasis.

  • Soothes the Liver
  • Regulates Qi
  • Harmonizes the Stomach
  • Clears Heat from the Liver and Stomach
  • Resolves Phlegm
  • Drains Dampness
  • Liver Qi stagnation with Heat
  • Epigastric bleeding of dark, purplish or occasionally fresh, red Blood from the rectum
  • Epigastric pain
  • The bleeding and pain may be worse when emotionally upset or may appear premenstrually
  • Belching with acid regurgitation
  • Intermittent clamoring of the Stomach which is worse with emotional upset or stress
  • Chest oppression
  • Heartburn
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Anorexia
  • Epigastric, abdominal or hypochondriac, distention and/or pain
  • Distention and pain in the sides or flanks
  • Suffocating sensation in the chest
  • A bitter taste in the mouth
  • Tendency to sigh
  • Melancholy
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Inappropriate anger
  • Temporal and frontal headaches
  • Red, sore eyes
  • Facial flushing
  • A dry mouth
  • Thirst
  • Irregular menses
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Breast distention and pain before and during menses
  • A tendency toward constipation or
  • Alternating constipation and diarrhea
  • T: Red or Red edges or Red spots on the edges
  • C: Thin and yellow
  • P: Wiry and rapid or Wiry, slippery and rapid