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The following Chinese herbal formula(s) can treat or relief Functional intestinal obstruction:

Chinese Formula Actions Indications Symptoms related to functional intestinal obstruction
Da Huang Fu Zi Tang
Rheum-Aconitum Decoction; Rhubarb and Prepared Aconite Decoction
Warms the Interior; Disperses Cold; Calms pain; Purges Cold.   Yang brightness organ-stage disorders which is characterized by Cold accumulating in the Interior and taking form.  Constipation; Functional intestinal obstruction; Inguinal hernia; Pain of the abdomen; Pain of the hypochondrium (unilateral pain, usually); Uncomplicated appendicitis; Chills; Cold extremities; Slight fever; Tongue with a white-greasy coating; Deep-Tight-Wiry pulse (Chen Jin Xian).  
San Wu Bei Ji Wan
Three-Substance Pill for Emergencies
Significantly purges Cold.   Sudden onset of severe Cold accumulation, which is attributed to Cold food stagnating in the Stomach and Intestines where it completely obstructs the flow of Qi.  Acute pancreatitis; Atonic constipation; Distension of the abdomen; Distension of the epigastrium; Food poisoning; Functional intestinal obstruction; Irregular breathing; Pain so severe that it feels as if an awl is piercing the abdomen; Rough breathing; Sudden pain of the abdomen; Sudden pain of the epigastrium; Uncomplicated acute appendicitis; Blue complexion; Loss of consciousness with clenched mouth; Bluish-purple tongue with a White coating; Deep-Tight pulse (Chen Jin).  
Gan Sui Tong Jie Tang
Moves Qi and Blood; Drains fluids; Purgative.   Blood buildup and internal clumping of fluids and undigested food in the Intestines, interrupting the flow of Qi.  Acute functional intestinal obstruction; Distension of the abdomen; Pain of the abdomen; Very severe constipation (inability to expel gas lingering in the intestines); Vomiting; Slippery-Rapid pulse (Hua Shu).  

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