HERB FORMULAS

English: Benefit the Stomach Decoction
Also Known As: The Stomach Tonic Decoction
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Rx. Adenophorae/Glehniae Sha Shen 6-9g Nourishes the Stomach, generates Fluids, moistens the Lungs and clears Heat.
With Mai Men Dong and Yu Zhu, for Stomach Yin Deficiency.
With Sheng Di Huang and Mai Men Dong, for Stomach Yin Deficiency.
Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong 6-15g Nourishes Stomach Yin, moistens the Lungs and Intestines and generates Fluids.
With Sha Shen, for a dry throat, constipation, thirst and a red tongue with little coat due to pathogenic Warmth or Heat injuring the Stomach Yin or long-term Yin Deficiency.
With Sha Shen and Yu Zhu, for Stomach Yin Deficiency
With Sheng Di Huang, for hematemesis or epistaxis due to Yin Deficiency with Excess Heat.
Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang 9-15g Clears Heat, cools the Blood, nourishes Yin, generates Fluids, increases saliva and treats wasting and thirsting.
Rz. Polygonati Odorati Yu Zhu 4.5-9g Nourishes Yin. moistens Dryness, nourishes the Stomach and generate fluids.
With Sheng Di Huang, Mai Men Dong and Sha Shen, for depleted Stomach Yin and fluids with irritability, thirst, a bright red tongue and dry mouth.
Rock Sugar Bing Tang 3g Strengthens the Spleen, tonifies Qi and tonifies the Middle Jiao.
  • Benefits the Stomach
  • Generates Fluids
  • Replenishes Stomach and Lung Yin
  • Stomach Yin Deficiency
  • Qi Level or Yang Ming Stage Heat where perspiration occurs after purging, injuring Stomach Yin
  • Lung Yin Deficiency due to a febrile disease or Liver Fire
  • Atrophy disorder (Wei Syndrome) due to Lung Heat with Fluid Deficiency
  • Dry mouth and throat
  • Afternoon fever
  • Dry lips
  • Hunger with no appetite
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Hiccups
  • Abdominal pain
  • Malar flush
  • Dry mouth and throat
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • A faint or indistinct pain in the epigastric region
  • Dry, hard stools
  • Five sole Heat
  • Epigastric upset
  • Hard stools
  • Night sweats
  • Retching
  • T: Red and dry
  • C: Thin
  • P: Thready and rapid
CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Contraindicated for those with Dampness Obstructing the Middle Jiao.
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
For constipation: For Deficiency Heat with night sweats:
+ Sm. Trichosanthis Gua Lou Ren + Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
+ Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
For severe abdominal pain:
For a very bitter, dry in mouth:
+ Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ 1-2g Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian + Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
For hiccup:
For Yin Deficiency with more pronounced Internal Heat or fever:
+ Calyx Kaki Shi Di + Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
+ Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu + Rx. Trichosanthis Gua Lou
+ Fol. Eriobotryae Pi Pa Ye
For concurrent Qi Deficiency:
For gnawing hunger with no desire for food,
+ one or two of the following:
+ Rx. Pseudostellariae Tai Zi Shen
Fr. Mume Wu Mei + Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
For faint or indistinct burning in the epigastrium:
Fr. Chaenomelis Mu Gua + Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ One or two of the following:
For retching or hiccup:
Fr. Setariae Germinatus Gu Ya + Caul. Bambusae in Taeniam Zhu Ru
Fr. Hordei Germinatus Mai Ya + Fol. Eriobotryae Pi Pa Ye
Massa Medicata Fermentata Shen Qu
For dry stools:
+ Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi + Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
For Stomach cancer:
+ Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren
+ 15g Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao + Sm. Sesame Nigrum Hei Zhi Ma
+ 10g Glauberitum Han Shu Shi + Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ 30g Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
For Stomach cancer with vomiting:
+ 30g Rx. Adenophorae Nan Sha Shen + 10g Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
+ 30g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
+ 10g Caulis Bambusae in Taeniam Zhu Ru + 10g Caulis Bambusae in Taeniam Zhu Ru
+ 6g Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang + 15g Abelmoschus Esculentus Qiu Kui
+ 6g Natrii Sulfas Mang Xiao
or
+ 15g Calyx Kaki Ding Xiang
+ 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong + 6g Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
+ 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
For Stomach cancer with hypersalivation:
+ 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 10g Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
+ 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye
For epigastric pain with significant nagging pain:
+ 3g Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang
+ 10g Pumex Fu Shi
+ 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong
+ 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
For Stomach cancer with abdominal distention:
+ 30g Per. Arecae Bing Lang
+ 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 10g Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po
+ 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye
+ choose one or two of the following
+ 10g Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke
+ 15g Sm. Carbonisatus Arecae Bing Lang Tan
9-12g Fr. Citri Sarcodactylis Fo Shou
9-12g Fr. Akebiae Ba Yue Zha + 15g Sm. Raphani Lai Fu Zi
6-9g Flos Rosae Rugosae Mei Gui Hua
For Stomach cancer with loose stools:
+ Sm. Coicis Preparata Zhi Yi Yi Ren
+ 12g Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
9-12g Per. Citri Xiang Yuan Pi
For epigastric pain with acid reflux, heartburn burning pain and nausea:
+ 12g Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu
+ 10g Catechu Er Cha
+ 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong + 10g Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao
+ 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + 10g Fr. Chebulae He Zi
For Stomach cancer with hematemesis:
+ 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 2g Chinese patent medicine
Yunnan Bai Yao
+ 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye
+ 15g Calcined Concha Arcae Duan Wa Leng Zi + 3g Rx. Notoginseng San Qi
For epigastric pain with acid reflux, heartburn burning pain and nausea and Heat:
+ 30g Hb. Agrimoniae Xian He Cao
+ 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong + 12g Crinis Carbonisatus Xue Yu Tan
+ 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ 30g Nodus Nelumbo Rhizomatis Ou Jie
+ 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye + 15g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian
+ 1-3g Fr. Evodiae Wu Zhu Yu
For Stomach cancer with thirst:
+ 3-6g Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian + 15g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
For epigastric pain with residual Stomach Fire:
+ 10g Rz. Polygonati Huang Jing
+ 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong + 15g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
+ 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + 15g Rx. Adenophorae Nan Sha Shen
+ 6g Fr. Mume Wu Mei
+ 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 15g Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi
+ 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye
For Stomach cancer with pain:
+ 15-30g Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao + 15g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu
+ 6g Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang
For epigastric pain with residual Phlegm-Heat:
+ 10g Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu
+ 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong + 10g Sm. Momordicae Mu Bie Zi
+ 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + 30g Hb. Chelidonii Bai Qu Cai
For Stomach cancer with dry stools:
+ 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren
+ 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye + 15g Sm. Pruni Yu Li Ren
+ 15-24g Fr. Trichosanthis Gua Lou + 6g Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang
+ 6g Natrii Sulfas Mang Xiao
+ 15-24g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen + 30g Fr. Trichosanthis Gua Lou
+ 30g Hb. Cistanches Rou Cong Rong
+ 9-12g Bul. Fritillariae Cirrhosae Chuan Bei Mu + 6g Rx. Rumicis Yang Ti
For Stomach cancer with hematochezia:
For epigastric pain with significant Deficiency Heat:
+ 30g Hb. Agrimoniae Xian He Cao
+ 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong + 3g Rx. Notoginseng San Qi
+ 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + 10g Flos Sophorae Huai Hua Mi
+ 10g Petiolus Carbon-
Isatis Trachycarpi
Zong Lu Pi Tan
+ 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye
For Stomach cancer with anemia:
+ 9-12g Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu + Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
+ Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng
+ 18-24g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen + Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
+ Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
For epigastric pain with loss of appetite:
+ 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong + Hb. seu Rx. Sedum Aizoom Jing Tian San Qi
+ 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ Placenta Hominis Zi He Che
+ 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
For epigastric pain with hypoacidity:
+ 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye + 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong
+ 15-30g Fr. Hordei Germinatus Mai Ya + 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ 15g Endothelium Corneum Gigeriae Galli Ji Nei Jin + 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye
For epigastric pain with Qi Deficiency:
+ 9-12g Fr. Mume Wu Mei
+ 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong + 12-15g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
+ 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + 15g Fr. Crataegi Shan Zha
For epigastric pain with Qi Stagnation:
+ 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong
+ 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye + 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ 15-24g Rx. Pseudostellariae Tai Zi Shen
+ 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 6g Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi + 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye
For epigastric pain with Blood Stagnation:
+ 6-9g Flos Rosae Rugosae Mei Gui Hua
+ 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong
+ 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + 9-12g Fr. Citri Sarcodactylis Fo Shou
+ 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
or
+ 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye + 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong
+ 12-18g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ 9-12g Sm. Persicae Tao Ren + 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
For epigastric pain with Blood Stagnation:
+ 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye
+ 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong
+ Linking Decoction
Yi Guan Jian
+ 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
For epigastric pain with Helcobacter pylori:
+ 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong
+ 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye + 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ 12-15g Unprocessed Rx. Polygoni Multiflori Sheng He Shou Wu
+ 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 9-12g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren + 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye
For epigastric pain with obvious bleeding or occult Blood in the stools:
+ 15-30g Hb. Taraxaci Pu Gong Ying
For epigastric pain with atrophy of the gastric mucosa:
+ 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong
+ 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong
+ 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye + 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 9-12g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao + 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye
+ 9-15g Rz. Bletillae Bai Ji + 12-18g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
or
+ 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong + 18-30g Honey-fried Rx. Astragali Zhi Huang Qi
+ 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
For epigastric pain Kidney and/or Liver Yin Deficiency:
+ 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye + 9-12g Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong
+ 9-12g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao + 15-24g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ 3g Powdered Rx. Notoginseng San Qi
+ 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
For constipation:
+ 6-9g Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye
+ 9g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren
+ Six-Ingredient Pills wilt Rehmannia
Liu Wei Di Huang Wan
+ 9g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
For constipation with Blood Deficiency in the elderly:
For constipation with epigastric pain:
+ 9g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren
+ 9g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren + 9g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
+ 9g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen +12-18g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ 12-15g Fr. Mori Sang Shen
+ 12-15g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng + 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
For constipation with epigastric pain:
For hiccup:
+ 9g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren + 4.5 Calyx Kaki Shi Di
+ 9g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen + 9g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
+12-18g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + 9g Fol. Eriobotryae Pi Pa Ye
+ 9g Sm. Sojae Preparatum Dan Dou Chi
+ 6-9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
For oral leukoplakia:
For oral leukoplakia with Liver Qi Stagnation:
- Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang - Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
- Rz. Polygoni Odorati Yu Zhu - Rz. Polygoni Odorati Yu Zhu
- Rock Sugar Bing Tang - Rock Sugar Bing Tang
+ 15g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu + 15g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
+ 15g Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi + 15g Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi
+ 15g Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen + 15g Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen
+ 15g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi + 15g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ 12g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen + 12g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
+ 12g Rz. Polygonati Huang Jing + 12g Rz. Polygonati Huang Jing
+ 9g Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu + 9g Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
+ 6g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 6g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
For oral leukoplakia with lingering Heat:
+ 12g Fr. Toosendan Chuan Lian Zi
- Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
For oral leukoplakia with profuse dreams, insomnia and restlessness:
- Rz. Polygoni Odorati Yu Zhu
- Rock Sugar Bing Tang - Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 15g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu - Rz. Polygoni Odorati Yu Zhu
+ 15g Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi - Rock Sugar Bing Tang
+ 15g Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen + 15g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
+ 15g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi + 15g Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi
+ 12g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen + 15g Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen
+ 12g Rz. Polygonati Huang Jing + 15g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ 9g Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu + 12g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
+ 12g Rz. Polygonati Huang Jing
+ 6g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 9g Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
+ 9g Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ 9g Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai + 6g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
For peripheral neuropathy:
+ 12g Sm. Platycladi Bai Zi Ren
+ Eliminate Dryness and Rescue the Lung Decoction
Qing Zao Jiu Fei Tang
+ 12g Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren
For peripheral neuropathy with severe Stomach Fluid Damage:
- Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
- Sm. Sesame Hei Zhi Ma
+ Eliminate Dryness and Rescue the Lung Decoction
Qing Zao Jiu Fei Tang
- Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren
- Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen
- Rz. Polygoni Odorati Yu Zhu - Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
- Rock Sugar Bing Tang - Sm. Sesame Hei Zhi Ma
+ 12g Rx. Glehniae Bei Sha Shen - Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren
+ 12g Rx. Pseudostellariae Tai Zi Shen - Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen
- Rock Sugar Bing Tang
+ 12g Rx. Dioscoreae Shan Yao + 12g Rx. Glehniae Bei Sha Shen
+ 9g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren + 12g Rx. Pseudostellariae Tai Zi Shen
For peripheral neuropathy with severe Heat pathogenic factors:
+ 12g Rx. Dioscoreae Shan Yao
+ Eliminate Dryness and Rescue the Lung Decoction
Qing Zao Jiu Fei Tang
+ 9g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren
+ 9g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
+ 9g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
- Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
For polymyositis/dermatomyositis:
- Sm. Sesame Hei Zhi Ma - Rz. Polygonati Odorati Yu Zhu
- Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren - Rock Sugar Bing Tang
- Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen + 21g Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren
- Rock Sugar Bing Tang + 9g Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao
+ 12g Rx. Glehniae Bei Sha Shen + 9g Fr. Oryzae Germinatus Gu Ya
+ 12g Rx. Pseudostellariae Tai Zi Shen
For myalgic encephalomyelitis and Epstein-Barr virus syndrome with Damp-Heat:
+ 12g Rx. Dioscoreae Shan Yao
+ 9g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren + Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian
+ 12g Fol. Bambusae Zhu Ye For myalgic encephalomyelitis and Epstein-Barr virus syndrome with Residual Heat:
+ 12g Rz. Phragmitis Lu Gen
For abdominal distention:
+ Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
+ 12-15g Hb. Ecliptae Han Lian Cao
For abdominal distention with significant Deficiency Heat:
+ 12-15. Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+ 12-15g Hb. Ecliptae Han Lian Cao
+ 9g Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
+ 12-15. Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+ 9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
+ 9g Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
+ 6g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren + 9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
For abdominal distention with persistent dull or spasmodic pain:
+ 6g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren
+ 12-15g Hb. Ecliptae Han Lian Cao + 9-12g Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ 12-15. Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+ 15-24g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
+ 9g Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
+ 9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
For abdominal distention with acid reflux:
+ 12-15g Hb. Ecliptae Han Lian Cao
+ 6g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren + 12-15. Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+ 12-18g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ 9g Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
+ 6g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
For abdominal distention with a poor appetite:
+ 12-15g Hb. Ecliptae Han Lian Cao + 6g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren
+ 12-15. Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi + 2g Fr. Evodiae Wu Zhu Yu
+ 6g Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian
+ 9g Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
For abdominal distention with excess gastric acid:
+ 9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
+ 12-15g Hb. Ecliptae Han Lian Cao
+ 6g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren + 12-15. Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+ 15-30g Fr. Hordei Germinatus Mai Ya
+ 9g Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
+ 9-12g Endothelium Corneum Gigeriae Galli Ji Nei Jin + 9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
For abdominal distention with hypoacidity:
+ 6g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren
+ 12-15g Hb. Ecliptae Han Lian Cao +15g calcined Concha Arcae Duan Wa Leng Zi
+ 12-15. Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
For abdominal distention with Qi Deficiency:
+ 9g Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
+ 12-15g Hb. Ecliptae Han Lian Cao
+ 9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi + 12-15. Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+ 6g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren + 9g Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
+ 12g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu + 9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
+ 9-12g Fr. Mume Wu Me
+ 12g Fr. Crataegi Shan Zha + 6g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren
For abdominal distention with Qi Stagnation:
+ 15-24g Rx. Pseudostellariae Tai Zi Shen
+ 12-15g Hb. Ecliptae Han Lian Cao
+ 12-15. Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi + 6g Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi
For abdominal distention with Blood Stagnation:
+ 9g Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
+ 12-15g Hb. Ecliptae Han Lian Cao
+ 9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi + 12-15. Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+ 6g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren + 9g Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
+ 6g Flos Rosae Rugosae Mei Gui Hua + 9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
+ 9-12gFr. Citri Sarcodactylis Fo Shou + 6g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren
+ 12-18g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
or
Linking Decoction
Yi Guan Jian
+ 9-12g Sm. Persicae Tao Ren
For abdominal distention with severe constipation:
For abdominal distention with atrophy of the gastric mucosa:
+ 12-15g Hb. Ecliptae Han Lian Cao
+ 12-15g Hb. Ecliptae Han Lian Cao + 12-15. Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+ 12-15. Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+ 9g Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
+ 9g Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
+ 9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
+ 9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi + 6g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren
+ 12-15g unprocessed Polygoni Multiflori Sheng He Shou Wu
+ 6g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren
+ 12-18g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + 15-24gRx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
+ 18-30g honey-fried Rx. Astragali Mi Zhi Huang Qi    
   
For abdominal distention with Kidney and Liver Yin Deficiency:
   
   
+ 12-15g Hb. Ecliptae Han Lian Cao    
+ 12-15. Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi    
   
+ 9g Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
   
+ 9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi    
   
+ 6g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren    
+ Six Ingredient Pills with Rehmanniae
Liu Wei Di Huang Wan