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Xiao Jian Zhong Tang (Minor construct the middle decoction) 小建中湯


Formula Type Formulas that Warm Interior Cold
Diagnosis Middle burner deficiency cold with insufficiency of transportation and transformation.
Action Warms and tonifies the middle burner and moderates spasmodic abdominal pain.
Indication Intermittent spasmodic abdominal pain that responds favourably to local application of warmth and pressure, lustreless complexion, reduced appetite.Tongue: pale, white coatingPulse: thin, wiry and moderate
Remarks There may also be low-grade fever, palpitations, irritability, cold and sore extremities, and a dry mouth and throat.

Bai Shao (18 g)

Gan Cao (Zhi) (untested) (6 g)

Sheng Jiang (Organic) (9 g)

Da Zao (5 g)


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