Chinese: Fu Ling Yin He Ban Xia Hou Po Tang

English: Combined Poria Decoction and Pinellia and Magnolia Bark Decoction

Source: Honchokeikenho (Japanese Experiential Formulas)

Pulse: bowstring, rapid

Tongue: red body, thin, white fur

Abdomen: shinsuionshinkahiko

Indications: This herbal formula has been used for patients with following health conditions and symptoms:

  • Plum-pit qi (a feeling of something caught in the throat)
  • Cough
  • Nervousness
  • Dizziness
  • Heart burn
  • Belching
  • Vomiting

There are many other health conditions that may respond well to this herbal formula, in particular patients exhibiting indicative traditional diagnostic signs and symptoms.

Herbs in This Formula

Note: Suggested dosages of each herb in Kampo formulas are often smaller than those of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Individual dosages of herbs may be adjusted depending on each patient’s condition, constitutional patterns, quality of the herbs, and other factors involved.