Chinese: Yue Bi Jia Ban Xia Tang
English: Maidsevant from Yue Decoction plus Pinellia
Source: Jinguiyaolue (Essentials from the Golden Cabinet)
Pulse: floating, slippery
Tongue: thin, white fur
Abdomen: medium to strong abdominal wall strength
Indications: This herbal formula has been used for patients with following health conditions and symptoms:
- Joint pain
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
- Sekko (Gypsum fibrosum) 8g
- Mao (Ephedrae Herba) 6g
- Taiso (Jujubae Fructus) 3g
- Kanzo (Glycyrrhizae Radix) 2g
- Shokyo (Zingiberis 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.