Fu Zi Li Zhong Wan - Aconite Regulate Middle Pills

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Fu Zi Li Zhong Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "fu zi li zhong wan" , 附子理中丸, which in english is "aconite regulate middle pills", is categorized within the "warm interior cold" functional grouping and within the "warm the middle and dispel cold" sub-category.

Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Spleen yang deficiency resulting in coldness of the limbs and/or interior, borborygmus, and possible loose stools or diarrhea.
  • Feeling full even with small amounts of food, bloating, epigastric/abdominal pain, possible decrease in appetite.
  • Vomitting and nausea especially if it occurs shortly after eating.

Our shop contains fu zi li zhong wan from the following manufacturer:

($12.00) Add To Cart View Fu Zi Li Zhong Wan - ActiveHerb

For many reasons such as availability, ecological choices, and/or price, each manufacturer or herbalist may well adjust the exact composition of a specific formula. Fu Zi Li Zhong Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

ViewBai Zhu (Atractylodes (White) Rhizome)

Tonifies the spleen, augments qi, dries dampness - diarrhea, fatigue, lack of appetite, vomiting, edema. Stabilizes the exterior and stops sweating - spontaneous sweating due to qi deficiency. Calm…

ViewFu Zi (Prepared Aconite Root)

Restores devastated yang - extreme cold limbs with abundant cold symptoms. Assists heart yang to unblock vessels and improve circulation, tonifies kidney yang to augment fire and avoid loss of the b…

ViewGan Jiang (Dried Ginger Root)

Warms the middle and expels cold - warms spleen and stomach both in conditions of excess due to externally contacted cold, as well as cold from deficiency due to yang qi deficiency. Rescues devastat…

ViewRen Shen (Ginseng Root)

Strongly tonify yuan qi - extreme collapse of qi, shortness of breath, cold limbs, profuse sweating, weak pulse (often used alone for this condition after severe blood loss). Tonify lung qi - wheezi…

ViewZhi Gan Cao (Honey Fried Licorice Root)

This preparation increases the qi tonifying aspects of the heart and spleen along with its general harmonizing function within formulas.  See Gan Cao for complete information.

A single formula, alone, may not be sufficient to fully address a particular TCM diagnostic pattern. Formulas may be used alone, in combinations, and/or in stages. Fu Zi Li Zhong Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence spleen qi deficiency and/or spleen yang deficiency.

Fu Zi Li Zhong Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: abdominal pain, diarrhea, digestive issues and/or vomiting

Our clinical staff have made the following notes, regarding fu zi li zhong wan.

  • Classicly considered contraindicated for pregnancy.
  • Use with caution for patients that present with yin deficiency.
  • Do not use for abdominal pain that occurs with heat signs.

As noted above, fu zi li zhong wan is within the warm interior cold functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "warm the middle and dispel cold", which contains the following formulas:

All formulas in the primary category of "warm interior cold" are listed below.

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