Promotes spleen health, compensate the "Qi", helps eliminate digestive discomfort and maintain a healthy digestive system. Classical formula for deficiency and/or stagnation of stomach or spleen qi, with damp. Symptoms include belching, bloating, poor digestion, abdominal fullness, indigestion, erratic or loose stools. Excellent for children, and during pregnancy for morning sickness. Useful for prolonged periods. Source: Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang, (Formulas of the People's Welfare Pharmacy), Song Dynasty, 960-1279. Function: Strengthen spleen; tonify qi, harmonize stomach function; eliminate dampness Application: Use to relieve def. spleen and stomach qi syndrome: Symptoms: Fatigue, indigestion, nausea, full sensation in the chest or middle warmer, loose stools or diarrhea, a pale face; the tongue is pale, the pulse is empty. The herbs used in this formula are warming, but not drying; it is a commonly used and popular formula, which is particularly gentle in relieveing digestive, disorders (even in children) by strengthening the spleen; tonifying qi and eliminating dampness. Applications include the following: (There are all gastric system-related disorders, with symptoms such as indigestion, poor appetite, loose stools, fatigue.) chronic gastroenteritis, anemia, pulmonary tuberculosis, chronic nephritis, and other chronic consumptive diseases. Use in children to relieve diarrhea with passage of undigested fool (lienteric diarrhea). Additional Symptoms: Abdominal pain, which is, relieved somewhat when the abdomen is touched (def. type of pain), the child is thin, under weight and may appear malnourished.
Codonopsis Root Combination (Shenling Baizhu)
Tangshen root Platycodon Indian bread root Largehead atractylodes rhizome Common yam rhizome Tangerine peel Other ingredients: starch, FD&C white 20, sugar (as coating).