Pin Ying Name: Da Cheng Qi Tang
English Name: Major Rhubarb Decoction
Chinese Name: 大承氣湯
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Dosage||Actions|
|Rx. et Rz. Rhei||Da Huang||2-12g||
Drains Heat, purges accumulations, drains Fire, transforms Dampness, promotes urination, drains Heat from the Blood, invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, reduces Fire toxicity and eliminates Phlegm.
With Mang Xiao, eliminates obstruction in the Intestines for severe constipation with passage of liquid but no solid stool and abscess, swellings and toxic sores. With Zhi Shi, Mang Xiao and Hou Po, for unremitting high fever, delirious speech, and constipation.
|Natrii Sulfas||Mang Xiao||2-12g||
Purges, eliminates stagnation, clears Heat, softens hardness, moistens Dryness, drains Fire and reduces swelling .
With Da Huang, for constipation due to Heat in the Stomach and Intestines.
|Fr. Aurantii Immaturus||Zhi Shi||2-15g||
Dissipates Qi Stagnation, reduces distention, descends Qi, removes stagnant food, transforms Phlegm, resolves hardenings and unblocks the bowels.
With Da Huang, for Food and for Qi Stagnation with distention and constipation.
|Cx. Magnoliae||Hou Po||5-24g||
Promotes the movement of Qi in the Middle Jiao, resolves Stagnation resolves Food Stagnation, descends Rebellious Qi, reduces Phlegm, dries Dampness and calms wheezing.
With Da Huang and Zhi Shi, for constipation due to accumulation and stagnation. With Zhi Shi, for clumped Qi failing to move, with abdominal distention, wheezing, shortness of breath, nausea and constipation and abdominal or chest distention, focal epigastric distention, wheezing, shortness of breath nausea, rebellious Qi or constipation from Cold, Heat, Dampness or Phlegm as long as clumped Qi is at the root of the problem (use with caution in weaker patients).
*All granules can be made into capsules. All capsules are sold in pairs of 2 (Two bottle increment).