Herbal Formula Database
The herbal formula "su zi jiang qi wan" which in english is "perilla fruit pill to direct qi downward", is categorized within the "regulate the qi" functional grouping and within the "direct rebellious qi downward" sub-category.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Cough with watery, copious sputum, breathing issues such as wheezing, asthma, shortness of breath (particularly difficulty inhaling), chest oppression. Possibly signs of kidney qi/yang deficiency such as edema, weak low back and/or legs, fatigue.
The Tongue will have a white coating that can be either greasy or slippery.
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. Su Zi Jiang 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. Su Zi Jiang Qi Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence kidney qi deficiency, kidney yang deficiency, lung dampness - phlegm cold and/or lung wind invasion - wind cold.
All formulas in the primary category of "regulate the qi" are listed below.
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