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Home > Education > Zang Fu Formulas > Liang Fu Wan

Liang Fu Wan

From "Zang Fu Syndromes," by McDonald and Penner

English: Galangal and Cyperus Pill

Also known as: Pills of Galanga and Cyperus

    Latin Pinyin Dosage Actions
    Rz. Alpiniae Officinari Gao Liang Jiang 10-15g Warms ST, disperses Cold, alleviates pain and disperses stagnant Qi.

    With Xiang Fu, for Cold epigastric pain.

    Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu 10-15g Regulates Qi, relieves stagnation and alleviates pain.
    Rx. Zing. Rec. (Juice) Jiang Shi   Warms and harmonizes ST.

Warms MJ, Dispels Cold, Promotes Qi movement and Alleviates pain.


    ST Cold

    LIV Qi Stagnation with Cold Accumulation

Clinical Manifestations
    Epigastric pain (better with warmth)

    Lack of thirst

    Painful menstruation

    Stifling sensation in the chest

    Likes to drink warm fluids

    Hypochondriac pain

    T; Pink
    C: White
    P: Wiry and tight or Deep and slow

    Chronic gastritis Peptic, gastric and duodenal ulcer


    Abdominal pain due to Fire.

    T: Dark red.

    Body Fluid Xu in ST or LIV.



    For more severe Cold:

    + More Rz. Alpiniae Offic.
    +Gao Liang Jiang
    + Fr. Evodiae Wu Zhu Yu
    + Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang

    For more severe Qi Stagnation:

    + More Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu
    + Rx. Linderae Wu Yao
    + Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang

    For painful menstruation:

    + Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
    + Rx. Ligustici Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong

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