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Shu Gan Tang (Dredge the Liver Decoction) 疏肝湯


Formula Type Formulas that Regulate Qi
Diagnosis Stagnation of Qi and Blood
Action Dredges Liver, regulates Qi, dispels stasis, relieves pain, invigorates blood, clears heat
Indication Pain beneath left ribcage, damage to Qi from anger, or rib pain resulting from knocks and bruises. P: wiry
Remarks For stagnation due to internal damage from emotions or as result of trauma

Huang Lian (Chao) (6 g)

Chai Hu (Organic) (4.5 g)

Dang Gui (4.5 g)

Qing Pi (3 g)

Tao Ren (3 g)

Zhi Ke (Chao) (3 g)

Chuan Xiong (2 g)

Bai Shao (2 g)

Hong Hua (untested) (2 g)


This information is a reference tool for Chinese herbal studies. It is not intended to replace professional medical advice. Please consult a primary health professional if you require health advisory.