Names Of Bao Ji Wan

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Bao Ji Wan TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name: Protect and Relieve Pills
  • Pinyin Name: Bao Ji Wan
  • Chinese Character: 保济丸
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How Is Bao Ji Wan Categorized?

There Are 20 Formulas In Our Clear Heat Category

How Is Bao Ji Wan Used Clinically?

Bao Ji Wan Usages and Indications

  • Cramping and/or painful distension of the abdomen.
  • Foul smelling belching or gas with diarrhea due to heat in the intestine.
  • May alleviate some hangover symptoms.
  • Also useful to treat food poisoning. 

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This formula is also useful to treat digestive upset while traveling. 

Bao Ji Wan Has 16Ingredients

Bai Ji Li


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Caltrop Fruit, Puncture Vine Fruit


Appears in the Herbs That Extinguish Wind and Stop Tremors category

Usages

  • Calms the liver, anchors the yang - headache, vertigo due to liver yang rising.
  • Expels wind-heat, brightens the eyes - red, painful, swelling of the eye.
  • Promotes the smooth flow of qi - chest/flank pain and distention, insufficient lactation.
  • Expels wind - stops itching.

Bai Zhi


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Angelica Root


Appears in the Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Cold category

Usages

  • Expels wind-cold, dampness
  • Opens nasal passages, sinus congestion (particularly with green discharge), alleviates pain (especially in the head region)
  • Resolve wind-cold symptoms especially with headaches (yangming - ST), supraorbital pain, congestion
  • Useful for swollen gums and toothache

This formula has cautions, see details

Bo He

Field Mint, Mentha


Appears in the Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Heat category

Usages

  • Expels wind heat particularly from the head region - fever, headaches, red eyes, cough, sore throat.
  • Vents rashes - accelerates the activity of rashes towards the surface to quicken healing.
  • Resolves LV Qi Stagnation - emotional issues, PMS, menstrual issues, pressure in chest or sides of body.

This formula has cautions, see details

Cang Zhu


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Atractylodes


Appears in the Aromatic Herbs That Transform Dampness category

Usages

  • Strongly dries dampness, strengthens spleen - low appetite, diarrhea, epigastric distention, fatigue, vomiting, greasy tongue coat.
  • Expels wind-damp-cold (bi-syndrome) in extremities.
  • Clears damp-heat from lower burner (combine with clear-heat herbs, however, as this has a warm nature (for example, Er Miao San) - vaginal discharge, swollen and sore joints.
  • Induces sweating, release the exterior.
  • Improves vision.

Fu Ling


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Poria, China Root


Appears in the Herbs That Drain Dampness category

Usages

  • Promotes urination, drains dampness, transforms phlegm - urinary difficulty, diarrhea, edema, headache, dizziness, greasy tongue coat.
  • Strengthens the spleen, harmonizes the middle jiao - diarrhea, loss of appetite.
  • Quiets the heart and calms the spirit - palpitations, insomnia, forgetfulness.

This formula has cautions, see details

Ge Gen


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Kudzu Root, Pueraria


Appears in the Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Heat category

Usages

  • Releases muscles, clears heat - exterior disease in subcutaneous region and muscles (governed by spleen and stomach) - fever, headache, stiffness in the back and the neck.
  • Nourishes fluids, alleviates thirst - stomach heat, externally-contracted heat.
  • Vents measles - accelerates rash at early stages.
  • Alleviates diarrhea - diarrhea or dysenterial disorders due to heat; may be used for spleen deficiency diarrhea if combined with other herbs.
  • Alleviates symptoms of hypertension - headaches, dizziness, tinnitus.

Gu Ya


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Rice Sprout


Appears in the Herbs That Relieve Food Stagnation category

Usages

  • Reduces food stagnation, strengthens spleen.
  • Stagnation caused by starchy food.

Hou Po

Magnolia Bark


Appears in the Aromatic Herbs That Transform Dampness category

Usages

  • Promotes movement of Qi, transforms dampness, resolves stagnation - dampness in spleen/stomach, food stagnation, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal distention (*important herb for this).
  • Warms and transforms phlegm and directs rebellious lung Qi downward - wheezing, phlegm with coughing, stifling sensation in the chest.

This formula has cautions, see details

Huo Xiang


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Patchouli


Appears in the Aromatic Herbs That Transform Dampness category

Usages

  • Aromatically transforms turbid dampness - abdominal distention, nausea, vomiting.
  • Harmonizes middle burner, stops vomiting due to dampness.
  • Releases the exterior (wind-damp-cold, summer heat), stomach flu.

Ju Hua

Chrysanthemum Flower


Appears in the Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Heat category

Usages

  • Disperses wind, clears heat (bitter, cold) - headache, fever.
  • Clears liver and the eyes (sweet, cold) - wind-heat in the liver channel manifesting with red, painful, dry eyes or excessive tearing, or yin deficiency of the kidneys and liver with floaters, blurry vision, or dizziness.

This formula has cautions, see details

Mu Xiang


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Costus Root


Appears in the Herbs That Regulate The Qi category

Usages

  • Promotes the movement of Qi, alleviates pain - stagnant qi of the stomach and/or spleen causing lack of appetite, abdominal pain, distention, nausea; liver or gallbladder qi stagnation causing flank pain, distention.
  • Regulates stagnated Qi in the intestines - diarrhea, abdominal pain (common herb to treat tenesmus).
  • Strengthens the spleen and prevents stagnation, used with tonifying herbs to reduce side effects.

Shen Qu


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Medicated Leaven


Appears in the Herbs That Relieve Food Stagnation category

Usages

  • Reduces food stagnation, strengthens stomach - stomach cold with food stagnation or accumulation, with epigastric and abdominal fullness or distention, lack of appetite, borborygmus, and diarrhea.
  • Aids in mineral digestion and absorption.

Tian Hua Fen

Trichosanthes Root


Appears in the Herbs That Cool and Transform Phlegm Heat category

Usages

  • Clears and drains lung heat, transforms phlegm, moistens lung dryness.
  • Drains heat, generates fluid (fluids injured) - thirst, irritability, wasting and thirsting disorder, cough, thick sputum.
  • Relieves toxicity, expels pus - toxic hot carbuncles, breast abscess.

This formula has cautions, see details

Tian Ma


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Gastrodia Root


Appears in the Herbs That Extinguish Wind and Stop Tremors category

Usages

  • Calms the liver, extinguishes liver wind from either heat or cold patterns - spasms, tremors, headache, epilepsy, numbness, dizziness, wind-stroke, childhood convulsion, can be used for problems due to heat or blood deficiency.
  • Extinguishes wind, alleviates pain - headache, dizziness, migraine headaches that occur with wind-phlegm patterns, hemiplegia, dizziness, numbness.
  • Disperse painful obstruction due to wind phlegm - numbness and pain of the lower back and extremities.

Yi Yi Ren

Seeds of Job's Tears


Appears in the Herbs That Drain Dampness category

Usages

  • Promotes urination, drains dampness - edema, difficult urination, damp leg qi.
  • Strengthens the spleen, stops diarrhea.
  • Clears heat and expels pus - carbuncles, lung or intestinal abscesses.
  • Expels wind-damp, relieves joint and muscle pain.
  • Clears damp-heat - any damp-heat disorder at any level with greasy tongue coating and digestive problems.

Gou Teng


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Gambir Vine Stems and Thorns


Appears in the Herbs That Extinguish Wind and Stop Tremors category

Usages

  • Extinguishes wind and alleviates spasms - spasms, muscle tremors, seizures.
  • Drains liver heat and pacifies liver yang - headaches, irritability, red eyes, dizziness.
  • Releases the exterior - fever, headaches, red eyes.

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