Ping Wei San

Natural Chinese Herbal Formulas Which Transforms Dampness and Turbidity

Ping Wei San

Calm the Stomach Powder

Main Action of Ping Wei San
This TCM Herbal formulas Main functions are to dry dampness, promote spleens transporting function, aids the movement of Qi and harmonize the stomach. The formula is best suited in conditions of damp cold which stagnates the spleen and stomach. The spleen's function of transforming food becomes stagnated creating disease within the patient.

Indications and Symptoms for Ping Wei San
epigastrium distention, fullness in the abdomen, poor taste, poor appetite, heavy sensation in the four limbs, loose stool, diarrhea, fatigue, increased sleeping pattern, nausea, vomiting, belching, acid reflux Tongue - swollen, thick white greasy coat Pulse - slippery

Herbal Ingredients of Ping Wei San

Cang Zhu (Rhizoma Atractyloids, Atractylodes Rhizome (black))

- 12 -15g. -expels dampness, strengthen spleen Qi and transporting functions of the spleen

Hou Po (Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis, Magnolia Bark)

- 9 -12g. -expels dampness, disperses fullness, tonify spleen

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

- 9 -12g. -regulates Qi, transforms dampness, directs rebel Qi downwards

Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae Uralensis, Licorice Root)

- 3 -6g. -tonify spleen, harmonizes other herbs in formula

Cooking Preparation of Ping Wei San
This natural medicine Herbal formula should have all it's ingredients ground into a fine powder and have Da Zao (Zizyphi Jujubae) and Sheng Jiang (Zingiberis Officinalis Recens) added to the decoction. The draft should be taken in 6 -9 gram doses on an empty stomach.


Additional Information on Ping Wei San
This Herbal formula is the most popular for the treatment of damp cold stagnating the middle jiao. The main indications for this formula are that of spleen stagnation which includes distention and fullness in the abdomen and a thick white greasy tongue coating. When the appropriate symptoms are present this alternative medicine formula is able to treat such diseases as chronic gastroenteritis, gastric neurosis, peptic ulcers, infantile indigestion and may induce labor in some cases. This formula should not be used during pregnancy!