An Zhong San 安中散
Fennel & Galanga Formula (digestant formula)
Effects: fortifying the spleen and invigorating the stomach; resolving accumulation to relieve pain.
Indications: persistent spleen pain and stomach reflux; acid vomiting; qi stagnation due to cold; non-dispersion of retained food; distention and fullness in the chest and diaphragm; abdominal rib pain; yellow complexion and emaciation; lassitude of the limbs; female blood qi stabbing pain.
Clinical Reference: This formula is often used in treating neurogenic gastric pain; gastric ulcer; duodenal ulcer; gastroxia; gastroptosis; chronic gastritis; chronic inflammation of the stomach; pyloric stenosis; dysmenorrhea; vomiting during pregnancy. chronic pain of deficiency type in chest cavity