Chenxiang Huaqi Wan

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Chenxiang Huaqi Wan (simplified Chinese: 沉香化气丸; traditional Chinese: 沉香化氣丸) is a greyish-brown to yellowish-brown pill used in Traditional Chinese medicine to "regulate the flow of qi in the liver and the stomach, and to remove the retention of undigested food". It is used in cases where there is "stagnation of qi in the liver and the stomach marked by distending pain in the epigastrium, feeling of stuffiness and fullness in the chest, anorexia, belching and acid regurgitation". [1] It is aromatic in odour and tastes slightly sweet and bitter.

Chinese classic herbal formula[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Lignum Aquilariae Resinatum 沉香 25
Radix Aucklandiae 木香 50
Herba Pogostemonis 广藿香 100
Rhizoma Cyperi (processed with vinegar) 香附 (醋) 50
Fructus Amomi 砂仁 50
Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae 陈皮 50
Rhizoma Curcumae (processed with vinegar) 莪术 (醋) 100
Massa Medicata Fermentata (stir-baked) 神曲 (炒) 100
Fructus Hordei Germinatus (stir-baked) 麦芽 (炒) 100
Radix Glycyrrhizae 甘草 50

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References[edit]

  1. ^ State Pharmacopoeia Commission of the PRC (2005). "Pharmacopoeia of The People's Republic of China (Volume I)". Chemical Industry Press. ISBN 7-117-06982-1.