Chinese: Da Huang Fu Zi Tang
English: Rhubarb and Prepared Aconite Decoction
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
- Hypochondriac pain
- 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
- Daio (Rhei Rhizoma), 1g
- Bushi (Aconiti Radix lateralis preparata) 1g
- Saishin(Asari Radix et Rhizoma) 2g
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.