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Gui Zhi Tang (Cinnamon Twig Decoction) 桂枝湯

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Formula Type Formulas that Release the Exterior
Diagnosis Exterior cold deficient
Action Release pathogenic influences from the muscle layer and regulates the Ying and Wei qi
Indication Sweating that does not improve condition: headache, aversion to wind, stiff neck, nasal congestion, dry heaves (vomit), no thirst P: moderate or frail
Remarks Classical: attack by wind. May be used for patients recovering from serious illness or after childbirth.
Ingredients

Sheng Jiang (Organic) (9 g)

Da Zao (4 g)

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

Gui Zhi (Organic) (9 g)

Bai Shao (Organic) (9 g)



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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.