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Tiao Wei Cheng Qi Tang 調 胃 承 氣 湯

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Source: Discussion of Cold Damage (c. 220)

Indication: Stomach/Intestine Dry-Heat pattern of Yang Ming Organ syndrome

Symptoms: Mild constipation without focal distention or abdominal fullness, but with irritability, fever, delirium. Also for nosebleed, swollen gums and throat, and petechiae due to heat in the Stomach and Intestines.

Tongue: yellow coat; Pulse: slippery, rapid

Acrid, bitter and cold, this formula drains lingering heat from the middle.