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Gancao Xiexin Tang

The Prescription of Gancao Xiexin Tang


The book Jin Gui Yao Lue



Huang Lian and Huang Qin: Clearing heat and drying dampness.

Gan Cao: Invigorating the spleen and stomach.

Ban Xia: Dissolving phlegm and dispersing accumulation of pathogens, keeping the adverse Qi flowing downward and regulating the stomach.

Gan Jiang: Warming the middle and dispelling cold, restoring yang and unblocking meridians, warming lung and resolving retained fluid.

Ren Shen and Da Zao: Strengthening the spleen and stomach, replenishing qi.

The Effect of Gancao Xiexin Tang


Harmonize the stomach and spleen, direct qi downward and eliminate mass.


Deficiency of stomach-qi.


Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.