Yue bi jia ban xia tang
ma huang 18 shi gao 24 sheng jiang 9 da zao 9 zhi gan cao 6 ban xia 9
Vomiting patients should normally be thirsty, for thirst is a sign that it is about to resolve, but now there adversely is no thirst, because there is poking rheum under the heart, and xiao ban xia tang governs.
A variation of yue bi tang but with ban xia to transform phlegm accumulation.
Ban xia, Pinelliae rhizoma is pungent dispersing of the liver blood and the ministerial fire in the san jiao. It is pungent dispersing of the cold and dampness in the stomach domain, spleen and lung. It transforms tai yin damp phlegm generated from excessive and stagnant cold dampness and counteracts nausea and adverse flow.
The spleen is considered the source of phlegm and the lung the storage of phlegm. Ban xia dries tai yin spleen dampness which is the source of lung phlegm. Transforms and dries tai yin damp phlegm generated from excessive and stagnant cold dampness and counteracts nausea and adverse flow.
The addition of ban xia to this formula incorporates the formula xiao ban xia tang.
See yue bi tang for a full description.