Chinese: Chai Ling Tang

English: Minor Bupleurum Decoction plus Five Ingredient Powder with Poria

Source: Honchokeikenho (Japanese Experiential Formulas) 

Pulse: bowstring, rapid, floating

Tongue: red body, thin, white fur

Abdomen: kyokyokumanshinkahiko

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

  • Gastritis
  • Indigestion
  • Food poisoning
  • Edema
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Recurrent miscarriages
  • Autoimmune diseases

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.