Chinese: Yue Bi Jia Zhu Tang

English: Maidsevant from Yue Decoction plus Attractylodes

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:

  • Severe edema
  • Joint pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Heat constitution
  • Scanty urination

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.

Basic and Clinical Research on Eppikajutsuto – Updated on June 16, 2012

Inoue H. Rapid effect of combination therapy with shoseiryuto and eppikajutsuto for acute otitis media with effusion in adults. Jibi to Rinsho (Otologia Fukuoka) 2001; 47: 361-6 (in Japanese).

Mori H, Shimazaki Y, Kurata H, et al. Comparative study of Kampo preparations Sho-Seiryu-To and Eppika-Jutsu-To for nasal allergy and allergic conjunctivitis. Therapeutic Research 1997; 18: 3093-9