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Liu Jun Zi Tang

Name

Decoction of Six Ingredients

  1. 六君子湯
  2. 六君子汤

The Prescription of Liu Jun Zi Tang

Source

The book Fu Ren Liang Fang

Ingredients

  • Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng) 10 g,
  • Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae) 9 g,
  • Fu Ling (Poria) 9 g,
  • Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae Preparata) 6 g,
  • Chen Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae) 9 g,
  • Ban Xia (Rhizoma Pinelliae) 9 g.

Explanation

Ren Shen, Bai Zhu, Fu Ling and zhi Gan Cao: Working together to invigorate Qi and reinforce the spleen.

Chen Pi: Regulating the flow of Qi and stomach, removing dampness and dissolving phlegm.

Ban Xia: Removing dampness and resolving phlegm, descending the upward adverse flow of Qi to arrest vomiting.

The Effect of Liu Jun Zi Tang

Effect

Strengthening the spleen to arrest vomiting.

Indications

Syndrome due to Qi deficiency of the spleen and stomach complicated by damp-phlegm, marked by loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, full and depressing sensation in the chest and epigastric region, loose stools, or productive cough with whitish watery sputum; including such diseases with the above symptoms as vomiting in pregnancy, chronic gastritis and
gastroduodenal ulcer.

Administrations

Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.