Chinese: Xiao Ban Xia Jia Fu Ling Tang

English: Minor Pinellia Plus Poria Decoction

SourceJinguiyaolue (Essentials from the Golden Cabinet)

Pulse: Slippery

Tongue: Slippery white fur

Abdomen: Shinsuion

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

  • Morning sickness
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Hiccups
  • Dizziness
  • Burping
  • Heart burn

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.


Basic and Clinical Research on Shohangekabukuryoto – Updated on Mar. 30, 2011

Katagiri F, Itoh H, Takeyama M. Effect of Sho-hange-ka-bukuryo-to on gastrointestinal peptide concentrations in the plasma of healthy human subjects. Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin 2004; 27: 1674-8