English: Eight-Ingredient Formula for Vaginal Discharge
Also Known As: Tangkuei Eight-Herb Formula
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 5-15g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis.
Rz. Smilacis Glabrae Tu Fu Ling 4-15g Relieves toxicity, eliminates Dampness and dispels Heat from the Lower Jiao.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 3-10g Invigorates the Blood and promotes the movement of Qi.
With Dang Gui, for Blood Deficiency causing menstrual problems including dysmenorrhea, scanty menses, and amenorrhea.
With Tu Fu Ling, raises the clear Yang while directing turbid Qi downward, moves Qi, invigorates the Blood, clears Heat and removes Dampness for headache from constrained Damp-Heat in the Liver channel.
Poria Fu Ling 3-18g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, strengthens the Spleen and harmonizes the Middle Jiao.
Caulis Akebiae Mu Tong 3-10g Promotes urination and unblocks painful urinary dysfunction.
With Dang Gui, promotes the circulation of Blood.
Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi 2-9g Regulates Qi, adjusts the Middle, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua 2-9g Clears Heat, resolves Fire toxicity and clears Damp-Heat from the Lower Jiao.
Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang 0.5-6g Clears Heat, transforms Dampness, promotes urination and drains Heat from the Blood.
With Dang Gui, for Blood Stasis.
  • Clears Heat
  • Resolves toxicity
  • Dispels Dampness
  • Stops vaginal discharge
  • Damp-Heat with a feeling of underlying Cold due to Blood Deficiency (Anemia)
  • Profuse , red, yellow or white vaginal discharge
  • Itching sores
  • Abdomen is soft to the touch
  • Constipation
  • Pale complexion
  • Low back pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Slight anemia
  • Contraindicated for those who do not have Damp-Heat.
For Damp-Heat vaginal sores, itching and pain or a dark, malodorous discharge: For Spleen Qi Deficiency:
+ a small amount of Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
+ Coptis Decoction to Resolve Toxicity
Huang Lian Jie Du Tang
For gonorrhea or syphilis: + a small amount of Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
+ Gentiana Decoction to Drain the Liver
Long Dan Xie Gan Tang
+ a small amount of Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao
For Blood Deficiency:
+ Four-Substances Decoction
Si Wu Tang