Bao He Wan - Preserve Harmony Pill
S/S: Focal distention & fullness in the chest & epigastrium; abdominal distention w/ occasional pain; rotten smelling belching; acid regurgitation; nausea & vomiting; aversion to food; may also be diarrhea. T: Yellow, greasy coat. P: Slippery. DX: Typical presentation of Food Stagnation which typically occurs from eating contaminated food or from gross overeating & drinking. Acute, relatively mild food stagnation. Actions: Reduces food stagnation; Harmonizes the ST. CX: Unless modified, cx in cases of SP xu.
Bao He Wan ingredients
Shan Zha - Reduces all types of food stagnation (esp. meat & fatty foods). Shen Qu - Reduces the stagnant accumulation of alcohol & food (old & decayed food). Lai Fu Zi - Reduces the accumulation of phlegm from stagnant grains (esp. phlegm after eating wheat flout); Causes Qi to descend. Chen Pi - Promotes the movement of Qi; Transforms stagnation; Harmonizes the ST to stop nausea & vomiting. Ban Xia - Promotes the movement of Qi; Transforms stagnation; Harmonizes the ST to stop nausea & vomiting. Fu Ling - Strengthens the SP; Leaches out dampness; Harmonizes the Middle Jiao to stop diarrhea. Lian Qiao - Addresses the constrained heat generated by food stagnation. Mai Ya - Reduces food stagnation from grains.
Zhi Shi Dao Zhi Wan - Immature Bitter Orange Pill to Guide Out Stagnation
S/S: Paint that increases with pressure; distention in the epigastrium & abdomen; dysenteric disorders or constipation; scant, dark urine. T: Red body with a greasy or slippery yellow coat. P: Deep & forceful. DX: Accumulation of food that has transformed into damp heat & obstructs the ST & Intestines. Actions: Reaches & Guides Out Stagnation; Clears Heat; Dispels Dampness.
Mu Xiang Bing Lang Wan - Aucklandia & Betel Nut Pill
S/S: Focal & generalized distention; fullness & pain in the epigastrium & abdomen accompanied by constipation or red & white dysenteric diarrhea with tenesmus. T: Yellow, greasy coat. P: Replete. DX: Severe food stagnation & accumulation. Actions: Promotes the Movement of Qi; Guides out Stagnation; Purges Accumulation; Drains Heat. CX: Cx in cases of deficiency (this formula may injure normal Qi & aggravate the condition.)
Fei Er Wan - Fat Baby Pill
S/S: Parasitic infestations w/ intermittent attacks of abdominal pain; indigestion; emaciation; loose stools; feverishness; foul-smelling breath; sallow complexion; large, distended abdomen. DX: Childhood Nutritional Impairment due to an accumulation of parasites. Actions: Kills parasites; Reduces Accumulation; Strengthens the SP; Clears Heat.
Jian Pi Wan - Strengthen the Spleen Pill
S/S: Reduced appetite w/ difficulty in digestion; bloating & focal distention of the epigastrium; loose & watery diarrhea. T: Greasy, slightly yellow coat. P: Deficient & frail. DX: Relatively severe SP xu & the beginnings of heat due to accumulation. Actions: Strengthens the SP; Reduces Food Stagnation; Stops Diarrhea. CX: Cx in acute cases of food stasis due to contaminated food or from the over-consumption of food & drink (tonifying nature will increase stasis.)
Jian Pi Wan ingredients
Chao Bai Zhu - Strengthens the SP; Dries dampness; w/ Ren Shen - improves the SP's T&T fx. Fu Ling - Leaches out dampness; Assists Ren Shen & Bai Zhu in strengthening the SP. Ren Shen - Powerful SP Qi tonic. Shan Yao - Tonifies the SP & ST; Has a slight binding action; w/ Rou Dou Kou - strengthens the SP & stops diarrhea. Rou Dou Kou - Warms the middle jiao; Binds the intestines; w/ Shan Yao - strengthens the SP & stops diarrhea. Shan Zha, Chao Shen Qu, Chao Mai Ya - Reduces food stagnation. Mu Xiang, Chen Pi, Sha Ren - Regulates Qi; Harmonizes the ST. Huang Lian - Clears heat; Dries dampness. Gan Cao - Harmonizes the actions of the other ingredients; Helps the chief herbs tonify the middle jiao.
Zhi Zhu Wan - Immature Bitter Orange & Atractylodes Macrocephela Pill
S/S: Loss of appetite; focal distention in the epigastrium & abdomen. T: White coat. P: Deficient. DX: SP & ST xu. Actions: Tonfies the SP; Reduces Focal Distention.
Zhi Shi Xiao Pi Wan - Immature Bitter Orange Pill to Reduce Focal Distention
S/S: Focal distention & fullness in the upper epigastrium; lack of thirst or appetite; fatigue & weakness. There may also be focal distention in the chest & abdomen; wan complexion; poor digestion; irregular bowel movements (sometimes loose, sometimes hard.) P: Wiry at the right middle position. DX: Cold-Heat complex that arises when a weak & xu SP/ST lose control over the ascending & descending functions of the middle jiao. Actions: Reduces focal distention; Eliminates fullness; Strengthens the SP; Harmonizes the ST.