Huoxiang Zhengqi San

English Name:Agastachis Powder for Restoring Vital Qi.

Category: Dampness Resolving / Qi Regulating.

Functions: Relieve exterior syndrome; eliminate dampness; regulate and move qi; harmonise the stomach.

Indications: This formula is indicated for exterior wind-cold and interior imparement with dampness retention. It is marked by aversion to cold with a fever, headache, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. The tongue is white with a greasy coating and the pulse is superficial or soft.

Ingredients:

  • Huo Xiang [Herba Agastachis] – 9g
  • Su Ye [Folium Perillae] – 3g
  • Bai Zhi [Radix Angelicae Dahuricae] – 3g
  • Da Fu Pi [Pericarpium Arecae] – 3g
  • Fu Ling [Poria] – 3g
  • Ban Xia [Rhizoma Pinelliae] – 6g
  • Bai Zhu [Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae] – 6g
  • Chen Pi [Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae] – 6g
  • Hou Po [Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis] – 6g
  • Jie Geng [Radix Platycodi] – 6g
  • Zhi Gan Cao [Radix Glycyrrhizae Preparatae] – 4g
  • Sheng Jiang [Rhizoma Zingiberis Recens] – 3g
  • Da Zao [Fructus Jujubae] – 4 pieces

Cautions and Contra-Indications: Huoxiang Zhengqi San should not be used in cases of yin deficiency heat or wind-heat with damp. Take caution not to decoct theingredients for too long, as most are aromatic and pungent.