Xuan Fu Dai Zhe Tang

Natural Chinese Herbal Formulas That Directs Rebel Qi Downwards

Xuan Fu Dai Zhe Tang

Inula and Hematite Decoction

Main Action of Xuan Fu Dai Zhe Tang
The functions of this Chinese medicine formula is to direct rebellious Qi downards, transform phlegm, tonify Qi and harmonize the stomach. This TCM Herbal formula is best suited for conditions where there is turbid phlegm stagnation with deficiency of stomach Qi. Because the stomach Qi is deficient it is unable to properly perform it's functions of receiving of food, digesting food and directing Qi downwards.

Indications and Symptoms for Xuan Fu Dai Zhe Tang
frequent belching, hiccough, regurgitation, nausea, vomiting, epigastric focal distention Tongue - white slippery coat Pulse - wiry, deficient

Herbal Ingredients of Xuan Fu Dai Zhe Tang

Xuan Fu Hua (Flos Inulae, Inula Flower)

- 9g. -direct rebel Qi downwards, transforms phlegm,

Dai Zhe Shi (Haematitum, Hematite)

- 9 -15g. -stops rebel Qi

Ban Xia (Rhizoma Pinelliae, Tematae, Pinellia Rhizome)

- 9g. -harmonize stomach, direct Qi downwards, expel phlegm, alleviate distention

Sheng Jiang (Rhizoma Zingiberis Officinalis Recens, Fresh ginger Rhizome)

- 6g. -harmonize stomach, direct Qi downwards, alleviate distention

Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng, Ginseng Root)

- 6g. -tonify Qi, strengthen spleen and stomach

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

- 3g. -tonify Qi, strengthen spleen and stomach

Da Zao (Fructus Ziziphi Jujubae, Chinese Date)

- 4 pieces -tonify Qi, strengthen spleen and stomach

Cooking Preparation of Xuan Fu Dai Zhe Tang
When preparing this Chinese medicine formula today's practitioners commonly replace Ren Shen with Dang Shen using 2 -3 times the dosage.

Additional Information on Xuan Fu Dai Zhe Tang
This Herbal formula is similar to that of Sheng Jiang Xie Xin Tang (Fresh Ginger Decoction to Drain the Epigastrium) as they both treat focal distention and rebel stomach Qi. Sheng Jiang Xie xin Tang is more commonly prescribed for fluid accumulations with heat showing symptoms of dry heaves, foul odor, fluid in the hypochondria and diarrhea.

Xuan Fu Dai Zhe Tang is more commonly used for turbid phlegm obstructing the Qi with no signs of heat. When the appropriate symptoms are present this Chinese medicine formula is used to treat such disorders as functional stomach disorders, chronic gastritis, gastroptosis, gastrectasis, peptic ulcer, incomplete pyloric obstruction, morning sickness, sequelae of Ameningitis or meneires disease.