Gastroesophageal reflux disease according to Chinese Medicine

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Two herbal formulas that might help with gastroesophageal reflux disease

Ban Xia Xie Xin Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 7 herbs

Key actions: Reverses the flow of Rebellious Stomach Qi. Relieves both Heat and Cold Stagnation in the gastrointestinal tract.

Why might Ban Xia Xie Xin Tang help with gastroesophageal reflux disease?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Phlegm-Heat in the Middle Burner' of which gastroesophageal reflux disease is a symptom.

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Zuo Jin Wan

Source date: 1481 AD

Number of ingredients: 2 herbs

Key actions: Clears Liver Heat. Directs Rebellious Qi downward. Stops vomiting.

Why might Zuo Jin Wan help with gastroesophageal reflux disease?

Zuo Jin Wan has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease

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Other symptoms often associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease

Abdominal fullness Poor appetite