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Zhou Che Wan (Vessel and Vehicle Pill) (deleted qing fen) 舟車丸 (減輕粉)


Formula Type Formulas that Drain Downward
Diagnosis Water and heat accumulation in interior obstructing Qi mechanism
Action Promotes movement of Qi, harshly drives out water and heat accumulation
Indication Ascites and distention in a robust patient accompanied by thirst, labored breathing, hard abdomen, constipation, scanty urine. P: submerged, rapid, forceful
Remarks Prescribed only in cases of emergency for those of otherwise robust health

Yuan Hua (untested) (3 g)

Da Ji (3 g)

Qian Niu Zi (untested) (6 g)

Da Huang (15 g)

Qing Pi (9 g)

Chen Pi (9 g)

Bing Lang (15 g)

Mu Xiang (9 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.