Chinese: Gui Zhi Jia Ge Gen Tang
English: Cinnamon Twig Decoction plus Kudzu
Pulse: floating, tight, rapid
Tongue: slightly red body, thin, white fur
Abdomen: medium abdominal wall strength
Indications: This herbal formula has been used for patients with following health conditions and symptoms:
- Common cold
- Stiff neck and upper back
- Aversion to wind
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.