Chai Hu Shu Gan Tang 柴胡疏肝湯
BUPLEURUM & CYPERUS COMBINATION (harmonizing and releasing formula)
Effects: soothing the liver and releasing depression; moving qi to relieve pain
Indications: liver qi depression; rib-side pain; alternating chills and fever; stuffiness and distention in the stomach duct and abdomen
Clinical Reference: This formula is often used in treating acute/chronic hepatitis, liver cirrosis in the early stages, cystic duct disease, chronic gastritis. gastro intestinal neurosis, pleurisy, intercostal neuralgia, and prominent qi stagnation/blood stasis due to liver-stomach disharmony.