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Xiao Cheng Qi Tang (Minor Order the Qi Decoction) 小承氣湯 (小承气汤)


Formula Type Formulas that Drain Downward
Diagnosis Mild Yang Ming disorders
Action Moderately purges clumped heat
Indication Tidal fever, constipation, focal distention and abdominal fullness, abdominal pain that does not increase upon pressure and ?old-looking? yellow tongue coatingP: slippery, rapid
Remarks Also for early stage dysenteric disorders

Da Huang (Jiu Zhi) (12 g)

Zhi Shi (Chao) (9 g)

Hou Po (Chao) (6 g)


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