HERB FORMULAS

English: Dioscorea Decoction to Leach Out Dampness
Also Known As: Dioscorea Seep Damp Decoction
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren 20-30g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, strengthens the Spleen, clears Heat, expels Wind-Dampness, clears Damp-Heat and nourishes the skin.
With Fu Ling and Hua Shi, for Damp-Heat diarrhea.
Talcum Hua Shi 15-30g Promotes urination, absorbs Dampness topically from skin lesions, and expels Damp-Heat through the urine.
Rz. Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae Bei Xie 9-20g Separates the pure from the turbid, resolves turbid Dampness in the Lower Jiao, expels Wind-Dampness and clears Damp-Heat from the skin.
Poria Fu Ling 10-12g Promotes urination, resolves Dampness, strengthens the Spleen and transforms Phlegm.
With Ze Xie, facilitates the removal of water and leaches out Dampness to treat stagnant water and Dampness leading to edema, jaundice, diarrhea, Milky Lin, and scanty, difficult urination with abdominal distention.
Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai 10g Drains Damp-Heat especially from the Lower Jiao, drains Deficiency Fire, drains Fire and relieves toxicity.
Cx. Moutan Radicis Mu Dan Pi 10g Clears Heat, cools the Blood, drains pus, and reduces swelling.
Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie 10g Promotes urination, drains Dampness and settles ministerial Fire in the Kidneys by draining Damp-Heat from the lower Jiao .
With Mu Dan Pi, for steaming bone disorder, dizziness, and vertigo.
Medulla Tetrapanacis Tong Cao 6g Promotes urination and clears Heat.
With Hua Shi and Yi Yi Ren, for Summer-Heat with Turbid Dampness causing painful urinary dysfunction, a stuffy chest, heaviness in the body, and headache.
  • Clears Heat
  • Invigorates the Blood
  • Resolves Dampness
  • Eliminates toxins
  • Damp-Heat.
  • Damp-Heat in the Lower Jiao
  • Damp-Heat with Blood Stasis
  • Skin lesions with profuse fluid discharge
  • Fever
  • Thirst
  • Dry mouth with no desire to drink
  • Anorexia
  • Body heavy
  • Limbs tired
  • Fullness in chest
  • Lump in epigastrium
  • Leukorrhagia with thick, yellowish, foul discharge
  • Frequent, scanty , reddish urination
  • T: Red
  • C: Yellow and greasy
  • P : Slippery and rapid
CONTRAINDICATIONS
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
For increasing the effects of the formula: For eczema:
+ Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu
+ Two-Marvel Powder 
Er Miao San
+ Rx. Sophorae Flavescentis
For eczema on the lower limbs:
+ Cx. Dictamni Radicis
+ Two-Marvel Powder
Er Miao San
For eczema on the abdominal region:
+ 10g. Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae
- Cx. Phellodendri
+ 10g. Sm. Plantaginis
+ Two-Marvel Powder
Er Miao San
For eczema on the lower limbs with constipation:
+ 10g. Rz. Coptidis
+ Two-Marvel Powder
Er Miao San
+ 10g. Rx. Scutellariae
or
+ Rz. et Rx. Rhei
+ Two-Marvel Powder
Er Miao San
For eczema in the upper body:
+ Two-Marvel Powder
Er Miao San
+ Rx. Gentianae Long Dan Cao
+ Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin + Flos Chrysanthemi Ju Hua
For eczema in the lower body:
+ Periostracum Cicadae Chan Tui
+ Two-Marvel Powder
Er Miao San
+ Fol. Mori Sang Ye
For eczema with severe itching:
+ Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi
+ Two-Marvel Powder
Er Miao San
+ Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie
For eczema with burning:
+ Fr. Kochiae Di Fu Zi
+ Two-Marvel Powder
Er Miao San
+ Cx. Dictamni Bai Xian Pi
For nasal vestibulitis with constipation:
+ Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi + Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang
+ Rx., Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + Natrii Sulfas Mang Xiao
+ Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao
For Crohn's disease:
For Crohn's disease with severe bleeding:
- Poria
- Poria
+ 9g Poria Rubra
+ 9g Poria Rubra
- Medulla Tetrapanacis
- Medulla Tetrapanacis
+ 9g Rz. Atractylodis
+ 9g Rz. Atractylodis
+ 6g Rz. Coptidis
+ 6g Rz. Coptidis
For Crohn's disease with severe redness and swelling around the anus:
+ 9g Rx. Sanguisorbae Di Yu
+ 9g Flos Sophorae Immaturus Huai Hua Mi
- Poria
+ 9g Poria Rubra
For Crohn's disease with severe anal itching:
- Medulla Tetrapanacis
- Poria
+ 9g Rz. Atractylodis
+ 9g Poria Rubra
+ 6g Rz. Coptidis
- Medulla Tetrapanacis
+ 9g Rx. Paeoniae Rubra
+ 9g Rz. Atractylodis
+ 6g Rz. Coptidis
+ 15g Flos Lonicerae
+ 9g Fr. Kochiae Di Fu Zi
+ 12g Hb. Taraxaci
+ 9g Cx. Dictamni Bai Xian Pi
For Crohn's disease with tenesmus and a sagging sensation in the anus:
For contact dermatitis:
- Talcum Hua Shi
- Poria
- Medulla Tetrapanacis Tong Cao
+ 9g Poria Rubra
+ 30g Hb. Plantaginis
- Medulla Tetrapanacis
+ 15g Rx. Rehmanniae
+ 9g Rz. Atractylodis
+ 12g Rx. Scutellariae
+ 6g Rz. Coptidis
+ 9g Caulis Aristolochiae Manshuriensis
+ 6g Rx. Aucklandiae
+ 6g Sm. Arecae
+ 30g Fr. Kochiae
For contact dermatitis with a high fever:
+ 9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae
- Talcum Hua Shi
For contact dermatitis with severe Dampness:
- Medulla Tetrapanacis Tong Cao
- Talcum Hua Shi
+ 30g Hb. Plantaginis
- Medulla Tetrapanacis Tong Cao
+ 15g Rx. Rehmanniae
+ 30g Hb. Plantaginis
+ 12g Rx. Scutellariae
+ 15g Rx. Rehmanniae
+ 9g Caulis Aristolochiae Manshuriensis
+ 12g Rx. Scutellariae
+ 9g Caulis Aristolochiae Manshuriensis
+ 30g Fr. Kochiae
+ 9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae
+ 30g Fr. Kochiae
+ 30g Gypsum Fibrosum
+ 9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae
+ 12g Rz. Anemarrhenae
+ 15g Hb Artemisiae Scopariae
For contact dermatitis with severe itching:
- Talcum Hua Shi
+ 15g Exocarpium Benincasae
- Medulla Tetrapanacis Tong Cao
+ 30g Hb. Plantaginis
+ 15g Rx. Rehmanniae
+ 12g Rx. Scutellariae
+ 9g Caulis Aristolochiae Manshuriensis
   
+ 30g Fr. Kochiae
   
+ 9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae
    + 30g Cx. Dictamni Bai Xian Pi
    + 9g Periostracum Cicadae Chan Tui