HERB FORMULAS

English: Calm the Stomach and Poria Decoction
Also Known As: Magnolia and Hoelen Combination
Decoction to Dispel Dampness in the Spleen and Stomach
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie 4-20g Drains Dampness and promotes urination.
With Bai Zhu, for thin mucus beneath the Heart leading to cough, vertigo, dizziness and tinnitus, Spleen Deficiency leading to accumulation of Dampness with urinary difficulty, loose stools, diarrhea Milky Lin or vaginal discharge and Meniere's Disease.
With Fu Ling, facilitates the removal of water and leaches out Dampness to treat stagnant water and Dampness leading to edema, jaundice, diarrhea, Milky Lin, and scanty, difficult urination with abdominal distention.
With Fu Ling and Zhu Ling, for generalized edema.
Poria Fu Ling 2.3-30g Assists Yang, drains Dampness, promotes urination and strengthens the Spleen.
With Zhu Ling, promotes urination to treat Lin Syndrome, scanty urine, edema, loose stools, vaginal discharge, jaundice, leg Qi and diarrhea.
With Zhu Ling and Ze Xie, strengthens its ability to promote urination and leach out Dampness and treats dysuria and Phlegm accumulation
With Bai Zhu, strengthens the Spleen and promotes urination.
With Gui Zhi, warms and transforms Fluids, unblocks Yang, promotes urination and reduces edema.
With Ze Xie, Gui Zhi and Bai Zhu, for Damp Obstruction causing Lin Syndrome, edema, heaviness of the body, and irritability.
With Zhi Gan Cao, for Spleen and Heart Deficiencies causing facial edema, palpitations, and shortness of breath.
Polyporus Zhu Ling 2.3-12g Eliminates Dampness and promotes urination.
With Ze Xie, drains Dampness, promotes urination and drains Heat from the Bladder.
Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu 2.3-15g Strengthens the Spleen, resolves dampness and aids transformation and transportation of Fluids.
With Fu Ling and Gui Zhi, for Spleen Deficiency with chest distention and edema.
With Cang Zhu, for Damp Cold Painful Obstruction, musculoskeletal disorders of the arms and shoulders due to Phlegm Stagnation and vaginal discharge.
With Zhu Ling and Ze Xie, for edema due to Internal Dampness.
With Fu Ling and Gan Cao, for Spleen and Stomach Qi Deficiencies.
With Fu Ling, Zhu Ling and Ze Xie, for edema with Spleen Deficiency.
With Fu Ling and Sheng Jiang, for edema with Kidney Yang Deficiency.
With Gui Zhi, Fu Ling and Zhi Gan Cao, for accumulation of Phlegm.
Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi 1.5-15g Warms the Ming Men, assists the Bladder in transforming and passing urine, helps the Spleen resolve Dampness and releases the exterior.
With Zhi Gan Cao, for palpitations and shortness of breath due to injured Yang of the chest.
With Fu Ling, Zhu Ling, Ze Xie and Bai Zhu, for edema and dysuria due to Yang Deficiency.
Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu 4-15g Dispels Dampness, tonifies the Spleen and strengthens the transporting function of the Spleen.
With Hou Po, for Dampness Obstructing the middle Jiao.
Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po 3-12g Circulates Qi, dispels Dampness, disperses fullness and warms the Spleen.
With Cang Zhu, dries Damp and tonifies the Spleen.
With Chen Pi, revives the Spleen and increases appetite.
With Cang Zhu and Chen Pi, for stomach Excess with epigastric fullness and distention, acid regurgitation, distasteful belching, and nausea and vomiting and Dampness Accumulation with Qi Stagnation.
Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi 3-12g Regulates Qi, transforms Dampness, strengthens the Spleen and descends Qi.
Assists Hou Po in descending Qi and eliminating distention.
With Bai Zhu, for anorexia and other manifestations of Damp-Obstruction due to Spleen Deficiency.
With Sheng Jiang, for vomiting and hiccups due to Disharmony of the Stomach Qi and Cold-Dampness Obstructing the middle with nausea and hiccup.
With Cang Zhu and Fu Ling, for a thick white tongue coat with no desire to drinks.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao 1-6g Harmonizes and strengthens the Spleen.
Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang 1-3g Warms the middle.
With Da Zao, mildly regulates and harmonizes the Spleen and Stomach, alleviates epigastric pain, nausea, and vomiting by strengthening the Spleen, prevents Phlegm accumulation and protects Stomach Qi and reduces irritation of the gastrointestinal tract by other herbs.
With Gui Zhi, strongly induces sweating for treatment of External Wind-Cold with chills, fever, body aches and anhidrosis and warms and dispels thin mucus in the Stomach with nausea, hiccup, Stomach pain, acid reflux or vomiting of clear fluid.
With Gui Zhi and Da Zao, harmonizes the Ying and Wei to drive out pathogens.
Fr. Zizyphi Jujube Da Zao 1-5g Harmonizes and strengthens the Spleen.
  • Dispels Dampness in the Spleen
  • Regulates flow of Qi in the Spleen and Stomach
  • Cold-Damp Distresses the Spleen
  • Abdominal fullness
  • Heavy head and body
  • Edema of the face and eyes
  • Watery diarrhea
  • Short, scanty urination
  • Epigastric distention and pain
  • Anorexia
  • Maybe loose stools with undigested food
  • Edema of the lower extremities
  • Thirst
  • Joint pain
  • Dysuria
  • T: Pink or Pale
  • C: White and greasy
  • P: Soft and thready or Relaxed
CONTRAINDICATIONS
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
  • This is a combination of Five-Ingredient Powder with Poria Wu Ling San and Calm the Stomach Powder Ping Wei San.
For extreme Wind-Cold: For diarrhea, dysentery and abdominal pain:
+ Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu
+ Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu + Fr. Amomi Sha Ren
For vomiting Phlegm and saliva:
For fibromyalgia due to Damp Stagnation Blocking the Channels:
+ Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ Three Painful Obstruction Decoction
San Bi Tang
+ Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
+ Tonify Yang to Restore Five-Tenths Decoction
Bu Yang Huan Wu Tang
For Meniere's disease: For Meniere's disease with Qi Deficiency:
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao - Fr. Jujube Da Zao
+ 10g Flos Chrysanthemi Ju Hua + 10g Flos Chrysanthemi Ju Hua
+ 6g Ram. cum Uncis Uncariae Gou Teng + 6g Ram. cum Uncis Uncariae Gou Teng
For Meniere's disease with Blood Deficiency: + 30g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao + 10g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
+ 10g Flos Chrysanthemi Ju Hua For Meniere's disease with Phlegm-Damp:
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao
+ 6g Ram. cum Uncis Uncariae Gou Teng + 10g Flos Chrysanthemi Ju Hua
+ 20g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + 6g Ram. cum Uncis Uncariae Gou Teng
+ 15g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
+ 15g Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
For Meniere's disease with aversion to Wind:
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao + 10ml Succus Bambusae Zhu Li
+ 10g Flos Chrysanthemi Ju Hua
For Meniere's disease with Excess Fire:
+ 6g Ram. cum Uncis Uncariae Gou Teng - Fr. Jujube Da Zao
+ 10g Flos Chrysanthemi Ju Hua
+ 10g Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng
+ 6g Ram. cum Uncis Uncariae Gou Teng
+ 10g Hb. Schizonepetae Jing Jie
+ 10g Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
For dysentery, ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome: + 10g Sm. Sojae Preparatum Dan Dou Chi
- Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi + 10g Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian
+ Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui + 10g Rx. Gentianae Long Dan Cao
- Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao For dysentery, ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome with severe tenesmus:
- Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
- Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang + Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
+ 6-9g Rz. Zingiberis Preparata Pao Jiang - Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao - Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
+ 6-9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui + 6-9g Rz. Zingiberis Preparata Pao Jiang
+ 6-9g Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang - Fr. Jujube Da Zao
+ 6-9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi + 6-9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
For dysentery, ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome with Food Stagnation and abdominal distention: + 6-9g Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang
+ Sm. Arecae Bing Lang
- Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi + 6-9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
+ Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
- Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao For dysentery, ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome with severe cold causing spasmodic abdominal pain that improves with warmth:
- Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
+ 6-9g Rz. Zingiberis Preparata Pao Jiang - Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao - Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao
+ 6-9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
- Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
+ 6-9g Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang + 6-9g Rz. Zingiberis Preparata Pao Jiang
+ 6-9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao
+ 12-15g Sm. Raphani Lai Fu Zi + 6-9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
+ 9-12g Per Arecae Da Fu Pi
For dysentery, ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome with nausea: + 6-9g Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang
+ 6-9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
- Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui +9-12g Rz. Alpiniae Officinarum Gao Liang Jiang
- Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao
For dysentery, ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome with acid reflux or sour regurgitation:
- Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
+ 6-9g Rz. Zingiberis Preparata Pao Jiang
- Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao - Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao
+ 6-9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
- Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
+ 6-9g Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang + 6-9g Rz. Zingiberis Preparata Pao Jiang
+ 6-9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao
+ 9-12g Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia + 6-9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
For dysentery, ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome with Qi Stagnation: + 6-9g Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang
+ 6-9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
- Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui +3g Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian
- Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao + 2g Fr. Evodiae Wu Zhu Yu
For a sallow facial complexion:
- Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang - Poria Fu Ling
+ 6-9g Rz. Zingiberis Preparata Pao Jiang + 9g Sm. Lablab Bai Bian Dou
+ 9g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao
For diarrhea with severe Cold causing spasmodic abdominal pain that improves with warmth:
+ 6-9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
+ 6-9g Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang + 6-9g Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang
+ 6-9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi + 9-12g Rz. Alpiniae Officinalis Gao Liang Jiang
For diarrhea with nausea:
+ 9-12g Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu + 9-12g Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
+ 9-12g Fr. Citri Sarcodactylis Fo Shou
For diarrhea with Food Stagnation, distention and indigestion:
For diarrhea with acid reflux or sour regurgitation:
+ 15g Massa Medicata Fermentata Shen Qu
+ 6g Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian
+ 2g Fr. Evodiae Wu Zhu Yu + 15g Fr. Crataegi Shan Zha
For diarrhea with Qi Stagnation:
+ 15g Dry-fried Sm. Raphani Chao Lai Fu Zi
+ 9-12g Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu
+ 6-9g Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang
For diarrhea with tenesmus:
+ 9-12g Fr. Sarcodactylis Fo Shou + 6-9g Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang
+ 6-9g Fr. Amomi Sha Ren
For chronic glomerulonephritis with Damp-Heat skin sores:
For chronic glomerulonephritis with Damp-Heat skin sores with constipation:
- Polyporus Zhu Ling - Polyporus Zhu Ling
- Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi - Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
- Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po - Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po
+ 30g Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren + 30g Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren
+ 20g Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi + 20g Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi
+ 15g Per. Arecae Da Fu Pi + 15g Per. Arecae Da Fu Pi
+ 15g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua + 15g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua
+ 15g Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao + 15g Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao
+ 15g Rx. Sophorae Flavescentis Ku Shen + 15g Rx. Sophorae Flavescentis Ku Shen
+ 15g Hb. Taraxaci Pu Gong Ying + 15g Hb. Taraxaci Pu Gong Ying
+ 6g Cx. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang Pi + 6g Cx. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang Pi
    + 6-0g Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang