California License Exams, Pacific College Comps
Dry Dampness and Expel Phlegm
Dry dampness, transform phlegm, regulate qi, harmonize the middle burner
Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang (1078-85)
Spleen failing to transport fluids, which accumulate and form phlegm. Symptoms may include coughing with copious, white sputum that comes up easily, nausea or vomiting, glomus and a stifling sensation in the chest and diaphragm, dizziness, palpitations. Tongue is swollen with a white, thick, greasy coating. Pulse is slippery. This is the foundation formula for phlegm.