Ban Xia Xie Xin Tang, Tablets

Ban Xia Xie Xin Tang, Tablets

Ban Xia Xie Xin Tang, Tablets

Brand KPC Tablets
Unit Size 120 Tablets
Potency 7:1
Chinese Symptomology SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF DAMP HEAT IN THE STOMACH AND INTESTINES INCLUDE:Nausea and vomiting ~Thick, slimy yellow tongue fur ~Diarrhea with foul smelling stools ~A rapid, slippery pulse ~SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF SPLEEN QI VACUITY INCLUDE:Fatigue ~Possible cracks in the center of the tongue ~Lack of strength ~A forceless, possibly fine pulse ~A swollen tongue with teethmarks on its edges
Western Symptomology Damp heat in the stomach and intestines with a simultaneous spleen qi vacuity. Some of the many gastrointestinal conditions which may manifest this pattern include acute nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea, acute and chronic gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, and Crohns disease.
Actions Harmonizes the stomach and downbears counterflow, fortifies the spleen and supplements the qi, clears heat and eliminates dampness from the stomach and intestines, disperses glomus and eliminates distention
Pattern Damp heat in the stomach and intestines with spleen vacuity
Tongue Thick, slimy yellow tongue fur; swollen tongue with teethmarks on its edges
Pulse Rapid, slippery; forceless, possibly fine
English name Pinellia Drain the Heart Decoction

Within this formula, Ban Xia (Rhizoma Pinelliae) and Gan Jiang (dry Rhizoma Zingiberis) harmonize the stomach and downbear counterflow as well as eliminate dampness. Dang Shen (Radix Codonopsis), Gan Jiang (dry Rhizoma Zingiberis), Da Zao (Fructus Jujubae), and mixfried Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae) fortify the spleen and supplement the qi. Huang Qin (Radix Scutellariae) and Huang Lian (Rhizoma Coptidis) clear heat and eliminate dampness from the stomach and intestines.

This formula comes from Zhang Zhong-jings late Han dynasty Shan Han Lun (Treatise on Damage [due to] Cold). It is considered a modification of Xiao Chai Hu Tang (Minor Bupleurum Decoction).


Pinellia Rhizome BAN XIA    
Scute Root HUANG QIN    
Ginger Rhizome GAN JIANG    
Ginseng    Root REN SHEN    
Jujube Fruit DA ZAO    
Licorice Root GAN CAO    
Coptis Rhizome HUANG LIAN

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