Chinese: Ping Wei San
English: Calm the Stomach Powder
Pulse: Slippery, soft, slow
Tongue: Swollen body with scalloped edges, Thick white greasy fur
Indications: This herbal formula has been used for patients with following health conditions and symptoms:
- Poor appetite
- Abdominal bloating and distention
- Loose stools or diarrhea
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.