Hou Po Wen Zhong Tang

Natural Chinese Herbal Formulas That Promotes Movement of Qi

Hou Po Wen Zhong Tang

Magnolia Bark Decoction for Warming the Middle

Main Action of Hou Po Wen Zhong Tang
The functions of this Chinese medicine formula are to warm the middle jiao, promoting Qi circulation, drying dampness and eliminating fullness. This TCM Herbal formula is best suited for conditions of damp cold which injure the spleen and stomach creating congested dampness within the middle jiao.

Indications and Symptoms for Hou Po Wen Zhong Tang
epigastric distention, fullness in the abdomen, weakness in the extremities, poor appetite, water diarrhea, abdominal pain, vomiting of clear fluids Tongue - white, slippery coat Pulse - tight

Herbal Ingredients of Hou Po Wen Zhong Tang

Hou Po (Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis, Magnolia Bark)

- 9 -15g. -warms middle jiao, drys dampness, promotes Qi downwards, opens the chest

Cao Dou Kou (Semen Alpiniae Katsumadai, Katsumada's Galangal Seeds)

- 6 -9g. -warms middle jiao, expels cold, dries dampness

Chen Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae, Tangerine Peel, Citrus)

- 9 -15g. -promotes Qi movement, opens the chest, alleviates pain

Mu Xiang (Radix Aucklandiae Lappae, Costus Root, Saussurea, Aucklandia)

- 6 -9g. -promotes Qi movement, opens the chest, alleviates pain

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

- 1.5 -6g. -warms spleen, harmonize stomach, expels cold

Fu Ling (Sclerotium Poriae Cocos, China -root, Poria, Hoelen)

- 9 -12g. -drains dampness, tonify spleen Qi Zhi

Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae Uralensis, Honey Fried Licorice Root)

- 3 -9g. -tonify spleen Qi, harmonize middle jiao

Cooking Preparation of Hou Po Wen Zhong Tang
When preparing this Chinese medicine formula all Herbal ingredients should be ground into a fine powder and taken as a draft. Each dosage should be 15 grams taken with 3 pieces of Sheng Jiang (Rhizoma Zingiberis Officinalis Recens, Fresh Ginger Rhizome) each dosage being taken before a meal.

Additional Information on Hou Po Wen Zhong Tang
When the appropriate symptoms are present this alternative medicine Herbal formula is able to treat such diseases as peptic ulcers, chronic gastritis, chronic pancreatitis, inflammatory bowel disease and leukorrhea.