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
- Sekko (Gypsum fibrosum) 8g
- Mao (Ephedrae Herba) 6g
- 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.
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