Chinese: Ping Wei San

English: Calm the Stomach Powder

Source: Taipinghuiminhejijufang (Prescriptions from the Great Peace Imperial Grace Pharmacy)

Pulse: Slippery, soft, slow

Tongue: Swollen body with scalloped edges, Thick white greasy fur

Abdomen: Shinsuion

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

  • Poor appetite
  • Indigestion
  • Abdominal bloating and distention
  • Belching
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Loose stools or diarrhea
  • Fatigue

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.