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 Separate and Reduce Fullness in the Middle Pill

Pin Yin: Zhong Man Fen XiaoWan

Category:   Clear Damp Heat

   Fortifies the Spleen, regulates the Qi and releases constrained Liver Qi, drains Heat, promotes urination, and resolves Stagnated Dampness;
  ---used for Stagnated Damp Heat in the Middle Burner with drum-like abdominal distention and bursting pain in epigastrium and abdomen, with either foul-smelling diarrhea or constipation.
   (See Spleen Stomach Damp Heat; Liver Gall Bladder Damp Heat .)

Medicinals Dosages (Qian)
Magnoliae Officinalis, Cx [hou po] 2-4
Citri seu Ponciri Immaturus, Fr (= Aurantii Immaturus, Fr) [zhi shi] 1-2
Curcumae, Rz [jianghuang] 0.2-0.4
Scutellariae, Rx [huang qin] 2.5-5
Coptidis, Rz [huang lian] 1-2
Zingiberis, Rz [gan jiang] 0.4-0.8
Pinelliae, Rz [ban xia] 1-2
Anemarrhenae, Rx [zhi mu] 0.8-1.6
Alismatis, Rz [ze xie] 0.6-1.2
Polypori Umbellati, Sclerotium (= Grifola) [zhu ling] 0.2-0.4
Poria, Sclerotium [fu ling] 0.4-0.8
Atractylodis Macrocephalae, Rz [bai zhu] 0.2-0.4
Ginseng, Rx [ren shen] 0.2-0.4
Glycyrrhizae, Rx [gan cao] 0.2-0.4
Citri Reticulatae, Pc [chen pi] 0.6-1.2
Amomi, Fr seu S [sha ren] 0.4-0.8


   Associated Modern Diseases: ascites.
   Formulas with similar or subset of ingredients: Five-Ingredient Powder with Poria [Wu Ling San]; Two-Cured Decoction [Er Chen Tang]; Calm the Stomach Powder [Ping Wei San]; Four-Gentleman Decoction [Si JunZi Tang].