Alternation of constipation and diarrhoea, abdominal pain, fullness and distension, stools at times like small pellets and at other times very loose, mucus in the stools, irritability, tiredness, poor appetite.
Smooth Passage Irritable bowel syndrome
Bai Zhu Rhizoma Atractylodis macrocephalae
Fu Ling Poria
Bai Shao Radix Paeoniae alba
Mu Xiang Radix Aucklandiae
Xiang Fu Rhizoma Cyperi
Zhi Ke Fructus Aurantii
Huang Bo Cortex Phellodendri
Ku Shen Radix Sophorae flavescentis
Lian Zi Semen Nelumbinis
Bai Tou Weng Radix Pulsatillae
Shen Qu Massa medicata Fermentata
Indications in Chinese Medicine:
Pattern: Spleen and Liver not harmonized, Spleen-Qi deficiency, Liver-Qi stagnation, Dampness in Intestine.
Action: Tonify Spleen-Qi, move Qi, pacify the Liver, harmonize Liver and Spleen, resolve Dampness from the Intestines, move the stools, stop diarrhoea.
Tongue: Pale or normal-coloured, teethmarks, thin-sticky coating. If stagnation of Liver-Qi predominates, the sides could be slightly red.
Pulse: If deficiency of Spleen-Qi predominates, it will be weak; if stagnation of Liver-Qi predominates, it will be wiry. It may also be weak on the right and wiry on the left.
Dosage: 2 tablets x 2 times a day
Bottle: 60 tablets x 500mg concentration ratio of 7:1