|Also Known As:|
|Rx. Rehmanniae||Sheng Di Huang||5-30g||Clears Heat, cools the Blood, nourishes
Yin, generates fluids, increases saliva and cools Heart Fire.
With Xi Jiao (Shui Niu Jiao), for rashes due to Blood Heat.
With Mu Dan Pi, for Ying and Xue Stage Heat with a high fever, scarlet tongue, thirst, a rash all over the body, epistaxis and hemoptysis.
With Mu Dan Pi and Chi Shao, for purpura or bleeding with maculae and blotches on the skin.
With Xi Jiao (Shui Niu Jiao), Chi Shao and Mu Dan Pi, for Toxic Heat in the Blood.
|Rx. Paeoniae Rubra||Chi Shao||6-15g||Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, clears Heat, cools the Blood and relieves pain.|
|Cx. Moutan||Mu Dan Pi||6-30g||Clears Heat, cools and harmonizes the
Blood, clears Deficiency Fire, invigorates the Blood and dispels Blood Stasis.
With Chi Shao, cools the Blood and disperses Stasis, for Ying Stage Heat with epistaxis, hemoptysis, hemafecia, hematuria, menorrhagia and skin rashes.
With Chi Shao and Sheng Di Huang, for hematemesis and epistaxis due to Heat in the Xue level.
With Chi Shao, Xi Jiao (Shui Niu Jiao) and Sheng Di Huang, for Xue Stage Heat.
|Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae||Dan Shen||3-69g||Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, clears Heat, soothes irritability, cools the Blood, reduces abscesses, nourishes the Blood and calms the Spirit.
With Mu Dan Pi and Sheng Di Huang, for Ying Stage Heat with high fever, irritability, hemoptysis, epistaxis, and subcutaneous bleeding.
|Flos Inulae||Xuan Fu Hua||3-12g||Expels Phlegm, removes pathogenic water, Resolves Phlegm Stagnation in the Lungs, descends Qi and stops vomiting.|
|Gypsum Fibrosum||Shi Gao||15-90g||Clears Heat in the Qi Stage, drains Fire, relieves irritability, quenches thirst, clears Excess Heat from the Lungs, clears Blazing Stomach Fire, heals eczema, burns and ulcerated sores and wounds.
With Zhi Mu, for high fever from Wind-Heat or Qi Stage Heat or Yang Ming Heat with irritability and extreme thirst.
With Xi Jiao (Shui Niu Jiao(, for epidemic Damp-Heat toxin with high fever, loss of consciousness, epistaxis, and rash.
With Sheng Di Huang, for excessive Fire with injured fluids.
With Sheng Di Huang and Zhi Mu, for Stomach Fire.
|Rz. Anemarrhenae||Zhi Mu||6-30g||Clears Heat from the Qi Stage, the Lungs and Stomach, drains Fire, nourishes Yin, moistens Dryness, generates Fluids, clears Deficiency Fire and quenches thirst.
With Huang Lian, for Blazing Stomach Fire with intense hunger, dry stools, dry, yellow tongue coat and a slippery rapid pulse.
With Shi Gao, for epidemic diseases.
|Cornu Rhinoceri||Xi Jiao||0.5-2g||Clears Heat from the Ying and Xue stages,
relieves Fire toxicity, cools the Blood, clears skin blotches, stops bleeding, Clears the Heart, calms the Shen and extinguishes Liver Wind.
With Ling Yang Jiao, for high fever, delirium, and convulsions due to warm febrile diseases.
with Sheng Di Huang, Mu Dan Pi and Chi Shao, for loss of consciousness and delirium, with epistaxis, hematemesis, or purpura due to Blood Heat.
|(Cornu Bubali)||(Shui Niu Jiao)||4-20g||(Substitutes for Xi Jiao.)|
|Cornu Saigae Tataricae||Ling Yang Jiao||0.3-0.5g||Drains Heat, clears Fire toxicity and clears Damp-Heat.
With Shi Gao, for skin rash and delirium due to high fever.
|Fr. Forsythiae||Lian Qiao||6-30g||Clears Heat, especially in the Upper Jiao, clears Blood Heat and relieves toxicity.
With Jin Yin Hua, for initial-stage Wind-Heat.
With Chi Shao and Zi Cao, for rashes due to Blood Heat
|Flos Lonicerae||Jin Yin Hua||6-60g|| Clears Heat, resolves Fire toxicity, cools the Blood, stops bleeding and vents and disperses External Wind-Heat.
With Lian Qiao, for various Heat disorders.
With Shi Gao and Zhi Mu, for Qi Stage Heat.
With Mu Dan Pi and Sheng Di Huang, for Ying Stage and Xue Stage Heat.
|Rz. Coptidis||Huang Lian||3-10g|| Clears Heat, drains Dampness, drains Fire and resolves Fire toxicity and stops bleeding.
With Sheng Di Huang, for insomnia and delirium due to unremitting Heat injuring the Ying level.
|Hb. Phylostachys Nigra||Zhu Ye||6-15g||Clears Heat, relieves irritability, generates Body Fluids and promotes urination.
With Shi Gao and Zhi Mu, for Heat Attacking the Stomach with thirst and stomatitis.
With Lian Qiao, for Wind-Heat with thirst.
|Rz. Cimicifugae||Sheng Ma||3-15g|| Releases the Exterior, vents rashes, clears Heat and relieves toxicity.
With Shi Gao, clears Heat Excess and Fire toxin from the Yang Ming channel with toothache, swollen and bleeding gums or jaw, vertex headache or redness and swelling along the lower eyelid and rash resulting from Qi Stage/Yang Ming level Heat toxin.
With Huang Lian, clears and drains Heart and Stomach Fire with swelling of the gums, toothache and ulcerations of the mouth and tongue with bad breath.
With Sheng Di Huang, cools Heat in the Lungs and Stomach, stopping hemoptysis and hematemesis.
With Huang Lian, Sheng Di Huang, Mu Dan Pi and Shi Gao, for Stomach Fire with swollen, painful gums and oral ulcers.
|Rx. Lithospermi/ Arnebiae||Zi Cao||3-20g||Clears Heat,
cools the Blood, invigorates Blood circulation, relieves
Fire toxins, encourages rashes, clears Damp-Heat from the skin and aids healing of tissues.
With Shui Niu Jiao, Sheng Di Huang and Jin Yin Hua, for Heat toxin, delirious speech, and deep-purple rashes.
- Clears Heat
- Cools the Blood
- Toxic Heat