Da Jian Zhong Tang

Natural Chinese Herbal Formulas That Warms the Middle and Disperses Cold

Major Construct the Middle Decoction

Main Action of Da Jian Zhong Tang
The functions of this TCM Herbal formula are to warm and tonify the middle jiao while directing rebel Qi downwards and relieving pain. This chinese medicine formula is best suited in conditions of middle jiao Yang Qi deficiency with cold ascending in the interior. It is a condition of deficiency and excess which will have cold pain in the abdomen. Since there is the excess of cold in the interior it surges upwards causing vomiting with the inability to keep food down.

Indications and Symptoms for Da Jian Zhong Tang
epigastric pain, severe abdominal pain, patient does not want anything to touch abdomen, cold sensation in both the epigastrium and abdomen, borborygmus, vomiting, unable to eat because they will vomit everything back up Tongue - white slippery coat Pulse - thin, right or slow and wiry

Herbal Ingredients of Da Jian Zhong Tang

Chuan Jiao (Pericarpium Zanthoxyli Bungeani, Szechuan Pepper Fruit)

- 3 -9g. -promotes middle jiao yang, expels cold, alleviatges pain

Gan Jiang (Rhizoma Zingiberis Officinalis, Dried Ginger Rhizome, Ginger)

- 12g. -promotes Chuan Jiao's functions, subdues cold upsurging

Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng, Ginseng Root)

- 6g. -tonify middle jiao Qi, alleviates middle jiao pain

Yi Tang (Saccharum Granorum, Barley Malt Sugar, Maltose)

- 18 -30g. -tonify middle jiao Qi, alleviates middle jiao pain

Cooking Preparation of Da Jian Zhong Tang
This Herbal formula should be prepared only with Yi Tang (Maltose) and never Cane Sugar as cane sugar has a far colder nature which would further injure the middle jiao. Ren Shen (Ginseng Root) is usually replaced with Dang Shen (Codonopsis Pilosulae) by today's practitioners due to excess cost of Ren Shen. When taking each dosage of this natural medicine formula one should tonify the spleen and stomach after by eating rice or porridge.

Additional Information on Da Jian Zhong Tang
This Herbal formula is able to treat such diseases as chronic gastritis, gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers, chronic pancreatitis, chronic cholecystitis, urinary calculi, intestinal spasms and uncomplicated intestinal obstruction when the appropriate symptoms are present.