Names Of Mu Xiang Shun Qi Wan

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Mu Xiang Shun Qi Wan TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name: Saussurea Qi Promoting Pills
  • Pinyin Name: Mu Xiang Shun Qi Wan
  • Chinese Character: 木香順气丸
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Mu Xiang Shun Qi Wan Functional Groupings

There Are 21 Formulas In Our Expel Dampness Category

How Is Mu Xiang Shun Qi Wan Used Clinically?

Mu Xiang Shun Qi Wan Usages and Indications

  • Bloating, lower abdominal pain, sluggish bowels.
  • Acid reflux/heartburn, nausea with possible vomitting after meals.

Cautions and Contraindications

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This formula can be useful for food poisoning or diarrhea resulting from traveling.

Mu Xiang Shun Qi Wan Has 4Ingredients

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.

Chen Pi

Tangerine Peel


Appears in the Herbs That Regulate The Qi category

Usages

  • Regulates Qi, improves transportive function of the spleen, relieves diaphragm - epigastric/abdominal distention, fullness, bloating, belching, nausea, vomiting (promotes movement of qi in general; specifically directing it downward - good for different types of nausea/vomiting).
  • Important herb for drying dampness and the transformation of phlegm - coughs with stifling sensation in the chest/diaphragm, and copious viscous sputum (qi-level herb).
  • Prevents stagnation - prevents cloying of tonifying herbs.
  • Ju Hong is the red part of the tangerine peel - it is more drying and aromatic.

Gan Cao


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Licorice Root


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Qi category

Usages

  • Tonifies the spleen and augments qi - spleen deficiency w/shortness of breath, fatigue, loose stools (si jun zi tong).
  • Qi and/or blood deficiency w/irregular pluse or palpitations (Zhi Gan Cao Tang).
  • Moistens the lungs and stops cough - heat/cold in the lungs (Ma Xing Shi Gan Tang).
  • Clears heat and toxic fire (raw) - carbuncles, sores, sore throat due to fire toxin (internally or topically).
  • Alleviates pain and stops spasms - abdomen or legs (Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang).
  • Often used to harmonize and/or moderate characteristics of other herbs.
  • Antidote for toxic substances (internally and topically).

This formula has cautions, see details

Sha Ren


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Cardamon


Appears in the Aromatic Herbs That Transform Dampness category

Usages

  • Transforms dampness, stops vomiting - nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea.
  • Promotes movement of Qi, strengthens stomach.
  • Calms the fetus, morning sickness.
  • Prevents tonifying herbs from causing stagnation. (See also Bai Dou Kou, Yi Zhi Ren)

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