Ban Xia Hou Po Tang 半夏厚朴湯
PINELLIA AND MAGNOLIA COMBINATION (qi-regulating formula)
Effects: moving qi and opening depression; down bearing counterflow and resolving phlegm.
Indications: qi binding of seven emotions; binding-accumulation of phlegm and drool; deficiency cold inducing qi moving upward; fullness in the chest; gripping pain in heart and abdomen ; palpitation and hyperactivity; plum-pit qi.
Clinical Reference: This formula is often used in treating neurosis; neurasthenia; hysteria; insomnia; neurotic esophageal stenosis; esophageal spasm; bronchitis; loss of voice/panting induced by common cold; panting; pertussis; pregnant morning sickness ; gastroptosis; gastric atony; edema.