Other Name: Cardamom and Saussurea Pills to Nourish the Stomach, Xiang Sha Yang Wei Tang
Ingredients (Pin Yin): Bai zhu, Fu ling, Chen pi, Ban xia, Mu xiang, Huo xiang, Xiang fu, Bai dou kou, Hou po, Sha ren, Zhi shi, Da zao, Gan cao, Sheng jiang
Ingredients: Atractylodes macrocephala rhizome, Poria cocos fungus, Citrus reticulata peel, Pinellia ternata rhizome, Aucklandia lappa root, Pogostemon cablin herb, Cyperus rotundus rhizome, Amomum kravanh fruit, Magnolia officinalis bark, Amomum longiligulare fruit, Citrus aurantium fruit-immature, Ziziphus jujuba fruit, Glycyrrhiza uralensis root, Zingiber officinale rhizome-fresh
Other Ingredients: Botanical wax, Talcum
TCM Functions: Regulates Qi in the Middle Jiao, Harmonizes the Stomach, Descends Stomach Qi, Drains Dampness, Transforms Phlegm, Eliminates Food Stagnation, Tonifies Spleen Qi
Standard Dosage: 8 pills, 3 x per day
Clinical Dosage: Administer half an hour before or one hour after eating, or with food to help maintain the normal digestion of meals. In the initial phases, dosage may be increased to 8-12 pills 3 times per day, then reduced to a maintenance dose as the formula takes effect. May be used medium-term for a few weeks to a few months. Once the acute symptoms of this condition are resolved, this formula should be discontinued, or replaced with an appropriate constitutional formula. Monitor for signs of Yin deficiency.