Chinese: Chang Yong Tang
English: Intestinal Carbuncle Decoction
Source: Thousand Ducat Formulas (Qian jin yao fang)
Tongue: Yellow fur
Indications: This herbal formula has been used for patients with following health conditions and symptoms:
- Abdominal pain
- Abdominal bloating
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
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
- Togashi (Benincasae Semen), 6g
- Tonin (Persicae Semen), 4g
- Botanpi (Paeoniae Moutan Cortex), 4g
- Yokuinin (Coicis Semen) 9g
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.