|English:||Phlegm Constipation Decoction|
|Also Known As:|
|Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae||Bai Zhu||12-15g||Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi and dries Dampness.|
|Sm. Raphani||Lai Fu Zi||12-15g||Reduces Food Stagnation, transforms accumulation, promotes digestion, eliminates distention, descends Qi and reduces Phlegm.
With Zhi Ban Xia, for distention and vomiting due to Food Stagnation.
With Bai Zhu, for Food Stagnation with Spleen Deficiency.
|Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum||Zhi Ban Xia||12-15g|| Dries Dampness, transforms Phlegm and harmonizes the Stomach.
With Hou Po, for Phlegm-Dampness with Qi Stagnation with nausea, vomiting and a sensation of distention in the hypochondrium.
|Rx. Saposhnikoviae||Fang Feng||9-12g||Expels Wind-Dampness and alleviates pain.
With Qiang Huo, for Wind-Dampness.
|Rx. Bupleuri||Chai Hu||9-12g||Spreads Liver Qi, relieves Stagnation, raises Yang Qi and resolves Phlegm and congestion.
With Fang Feng and Qiang Huo, elevates Yang Qi.
|Rz. et Rx. Notopterygii||Qiang Huo||9-12g||Releases the Exterior, disperses Cold, expels Wind-Cold-Dampness and alleviates pain.
With Fang Feng, for pain due to External Wind-Dampness.
|Sm. Platycladi||Bai Zi Ren||9-12g||Moistens the Intestines and unblocks the bowels.|
|Fr. Aurantii Immaturus||Zhi Shi||9-12g||Breaks up Stagnant Qi, reduces accumulation, descends Qi, unblocks the bowels, removes Stagnant Food, transforms Phlegm, reduces distention and resolves hardenings.
With Hou Po, for distention, swelling and pain due to Food Stagnation and Qi Stagnation.
With Shan Zha, Shen Qu and Mai Ya, for focal distention, swelling and pain along with foul-smelling belching associated with Food Stagnation and Qi Obstruction.
With Bai Zhu, for distention in the epigastrium and abdomen due to Spleen and Stomach Deficiency with Food Stagnation.
With Hou Po, Zhi Ban Xian and Bai Zhu, for Epigastric distention and fullness, anorexia, and fatigue due to a Cold-Heat complex obstructing the Qi and leading to Damp Accumulation.
|Sm. Arecae||Bing Lang||9-12g||Regulates Qi, reduces accumulations, drains downward and unblocks the bowels.|
|Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis||Hou Po||9-12g||Promotes the movement of Qi in the Middle Jiao, resolves Stagnation, resolves Food Stagnation,descends Rebellious Qi, dries Dampness and reduces Phlegm.
With Zhi Shi and Bai Zhu, for epigastric and abdominal distention due to Qi and Food Stagnation.
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Gan Cao||3-6g||Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, resolves Phlegm, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.|
- Transforms and eliminates Phlegm
- Opens the bowels
- Elevates Yang to facilitate the descent of turbid Yin
- Regulates Liver Qi
- Strengthens the Spleen
- Phlegm Accumulation
|For resistant cases:||For Wind-Cold:|
|+ 3g blackened Fr. Gleditsiae||Jiao Zao Jiao||+ 6-9g Rz. Zingiberis||Gan Jiang|
+ 3g Cx. Cinnamomi
|+ 15-18g Sm. Trichosanthis||Gua Lou Ren|
|+ 6-9g Rx. Acori Tatarinowii||Shi Chang Pu|
|+ 9-12g Caulis Bambusae in Taeniam||Zhu Ru|
|+ 6-9g Rx. Polygalae||Yuan Zhi|
|For anxiety or palpitations:|
|For Food Stagnation:||+ 15-30g Concha Margaritaferae||Zhen Zhu Mu|
|+ 15g baked Massa Medicata Fermentata||Jiao Shen Qu|
|+ 15-30g Concha Ostreae||Mu Li|
|+ 15g baked Fr. Crataegi||Jiao Shan Zha|
|+ 15g dry-fried Fr. Hordei Germinatus||Chao Mai Ya|