Herbal Formula Database
The herbal formula "huo xiang zheng qi wan" , 藿香正气丸, which in english is "agastache powder to correct the qi", is categorized within the "expel dampness" functional grouping and within the "transform damp turbidity" sub-category.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Huo Xiang Zheng Qi Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Our shop contains huo xiang zheng qi wan from the following manufacturers:
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. Huo Xiang Zheng Qi Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:
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. Huo Xiang Zheng Qi Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence lung wind invasion - wind cold and/or stomach dampness.
Our clinical staff have made the following notes, regarding huo xiang zheng qi wan.
This is among a rarer group of formulas designed to treat simultaneous interior and exterior conditions. With the interior disharmony of the middle the flow between top and bottom is impaired, which is why the wind invasion tends to be restricted to the top. This tends to produce symptoms such as as chills, headache, and possibly tight/achy neck and upper back. The stagnation of the middle with damp tends to manifest as chest oppression, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
All formulas in the primary category of "expel dampness" are listed below.
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