Breaks up congestion and stagnation of qi at the center, dispels wind-damp and wind, resolves spleen damp, tonifies spleen qi. A valuable medicine for poor digestion due to deficiency of spleen with phlegm-damp or food accumulationk causing nausea, vertigo, headache, pasty or loose stools, and flatulence. Excellent for wind-damp invasion of the stomach (summer-damp-heat stomach flu). Valuable in motion sickness and morning sickness. Traditionally used in cholera. Source: Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang, (Formulas of The People's Welfare Pharmacy), 1151 A.D., Song Dynasty, 960-1279. Application: Use to treat OPI Wind-Cold plus dampness during any of the four seasons, but primarily in the summertime, when the humidity is high and dampness is present. Symptoms: Fever, chills, headache, distension in the middle warmer, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea with gurgling and a lot of gas. The tongue coat is white and greasy. Use to treat gastric disorders caused by the seasonal factor of Dampness, where the dampness symptoms predominate more than the Wind-Cold symptoms. Symptoms: diarrhea may be the predominant symptom, although other symptoms may also be present such as fever, acute gastroenteritis, vomiting and little or no appetite. Contraindication: If the patient has no dampness, and more signs of heat such as dry mouth, thirst, yellow tongue coat and fever without chills, do not use this formula.
Huo Hsiang Cheng Chi Pien
Bamboo leaf, Hoelen seed, Magnolia bark, Areca peel, Angelica root, Rhizoma atractylodis, Perilla leaf, Orange peel and Licorice root.