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Xiao Xian Xiong Tang (Minor Decoction Stuck in Chest) 小陷胸湯


Formula Type Formulas that Dispel Phlegm
Diagnosis Clumping in the chest
Action Clears heat, transforms phlegm, expands the chest and dissipates clumps
Indication Focal distension in the chest and epigastrium, that is painful when pressed, coughing up yellow and viscous sputum, constipation, bitter taste, yellow tongue coating, slippery pulse
Remarks For phlegm and heat in epigastrium constraining Qi

Huang Lian (untested) (3 g)

Gua Lou Shi (30 g)


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