- Nausea with possible vomitting from combination of damp with liver qi stagnation causing rebellious qi.
- Dizziness, migraines, and vertigo from damp and liver wind rising.
- Heavy or oppressed sensation of the chest.
This formula should not be used to treat dizziness or vertigo due to liver yang rising patterns.
For damp accumulation due to spleen qi deficiency with concurrent liver qi stagnation. Generally the spleen qi is weakened first, potentially from chronic liver qi stagnation where the liver invades the spleen but not necessarily. The liver qi stagnation prevents the liver from promoting the smooth flow of qi from top to bottom and the liver wind results in relatively too much upward movement. This upward excess draws damp and phlegm into the upper [jiao].