Chinese: Ma Huang Xi Xin Fu Zi Tang
English: Ephedra, Asarum, and Prepared Aconite Decoction
Abdomen: medium abdominal wall strength
Indications: This herbal formula has been used for patients with following health conditions and symptoms:
- Common cold
- Aversion to cold
- Running nose
- Joint pain
- Body ache
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
- Mao (Ephedrae Herba) 4g
- Bushi (Aconiti Radix lateralis preparata) 1g
- Saishin(Asari Radix et Rhizoma) 3g
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.