Gastroptosis according to Chinese Medicine

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Five herbal formulas that might help with gastroptosis

Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang

Source date: 1247

Number of ingredients: 10 herbs

Key actions: Tonifies Qi of the Spleen and Stomach (Middle Burner). Raises the Yang. Detoxifies. Lifts what has sunken.

Why might Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang help with gastroptosis?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Spleen and Stomach Qi Deficiency' of which gastroptosis is a symptom.

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Ling Gui Zhu Gan Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 4 herbs

Key actions: Warms and transforms Phlegm-Fluids. Strengthens the Spleen. Resolves Dampness.

Why might Ling Gui Zhu Gan Tang help with gastroptosis?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Phlegm-Fluids in the hypochondrium' of which gastroptosis is a symptom.

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Xuan Fu Dai Zhe Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 7 herbs

Key actions: Regulates the downward flow of Stomach Qi. Expectorant, treats hiccups.

Why might Xuan Fu Dai Zhe Tang help with gastroptosis?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Stomach Qi Deficiency with Phelgm' of which gastroptosis is a symptom.

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Huang Qi Jian Zhong Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 7 herbs

Key actions: Warms and tonifies the Middle Burner (Spleen and Stomach). Tonifies Qi. Relieves spasmodic pain.

Why might Huang Qi Jian Zhong Tang help with gastroptosis?

Huang Qi Jian Zhong Tang has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of gastroptosis

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Si Ni San

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 4 herbs

Key actions: Regulates Liver and Spleen. Eliminates Internal Heat.

Why might Si Ni San help with gastroptosis?

Si Ni San has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of gastric ptosis

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Acupuncture points used for gastroptosis