Details of Major Rhubarb Combination
Magnolia bark is famous for abdominal bloating.

Alternative Names

  • Major Purgative Decoction
  • Major Order the Qi Decoction
  • da cheng qi tang
  • ta cheng chi tang
  • dai zyoki to
  • daijokito
  • Dai-jōki-tō
  • 大承気湯
  • だいじょうきとう
  • TJ133; TJ-133; TJ 133

This indeed is a major purgative. It may work for the short term but shouldn’t be used for more that a few days at a time.


Da Huang 大黄 rhubarb root and rhizome Radix et Rhizoma Rhei [don’t use if pregnant]

  • An incredible purgative, this herb also clears heat and other toxicity out through the stools.

Mang Xiao 芒硝 mirabilite, glauber’s salt Natrii Sulfas [don’t use if pregnant]

  • This is a salt that draws fluids in to the large intestine (or prevents its movement outward, actually). This creates more fluids to move dry hard poops outward.

Zhi Shi 枳實 unripe bitter orange, chih-shih Aurantii Fructus immaturus [use caution if pregnant]

  • This herb works to regulate the “qi” in the abdomen. Biomedicine might describe this as regulating the nervous system behind large intestine movement.

Hou Po 厚朴 magnolia bark Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis [use caution if pregnant]

  • Another herb to regulate the qi in the large intestine, helping zhi shi above to regulate the nervous system responsible for healthy bowel movements.
Recommended for these body types:


Slightly Hearty
Slightly Hearty


Recommended for these thermal natures:




Adult Dosage
    Eagle Herbs is now supplying a 2 gram “little spoon”. (Please wash and dry before using.)
    An “average dose” is 10 grams per day of the granules. This means 5 “little spoons” or 20 capsules each day. Each capsule is 1/2 gram. 
    A Big Dosage for Short-lived but intense issues: 3 little spoons (12 capsules) twice a day.
    A Smaller Dosage for Lingering low-grade concerns: 2 little spoons (8 capsules) twice a day. 
    If you are very sensitive to medicines: start out low (1/2 little spoon or 2 capsules) once per day, and raise the dosage each day.
    We find that people find the right dosage for themselves. We don’t know your body weight, your sensitivity etc… So take what feels good for you and you get the results you are looking for. Many people get great results with taking less. 
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