Harmonize the Stomach & Intestines
Actions: Harmonizes the Stomach, directs rebellious qi downward, disperses clumping, and eliminates focal distention.
Pattern: focal distention due to improper purging of an exterior or half-exterior, half-interior condition in a patient with underlying Stomach deficiency.
|Zhi Gan Cao
Indications: Epigastric focal distention, fullness and tightness with very slight or no pain, dry heaves or frank vomiting, borborygmus with diarrhea, reduced appetite, a thin, yellow, and greasy tongue coating, and a wiry, rapid pulse.