Chinese: Da Huang Fu Zi Tang

English: Rhubarb and Prepared Aconite Decoction

Source: Jinguiyaolue (Essentials from the Golden Cabinet)

Pulse: sunken, tight, bowstring

Tongue: white, greasy fur

Abdomen: Member Section

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

  • Abdominal pain
  • Chills
  • Hypochondriac pain
  • Constipation
  • Low-grade fever
  • Cold hands and feet

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.