HERB FORMULAS

English: Eight Herb Powder for Rectification
Also Known As: Dianthus Formula
Powder of Eight Ingredients
Powder for Dispersing Heat and Promoting Urination
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Caul. Akebiae Mu Tong 3-10g Promotes urination, unblocks painful urinary dysfunction, clears Damp obstruction and drains Heart Heat through the Small Intestine.
With Hua Shi, Che Qian Zi and Zhi Zi, for painful urinary dribbling due to Damp-Heat in the Bladder.
With Che Qian Zi, for Heart Fire Transferring to the Small Intestine channel causing edema and painful urinary dysfunction.
Talcum Hua Shi 3-30g Drains Heat from the Bladder, aids expulsion of stones, expels Damp-Heat and stops bleeding due to Heat.
With Mu Tong, for Heat Lin.
With Zhi Zi and Mu Tong, for Lin Syndrome with hot, painful urinary dribbling and scanty, dark, painful urination.
With Che Qian Zi, Qu Mai and Bian Xu, clears Damp-Heat by promoting urination.
With Mu Tong, Che Qian Zi and Zhi Zi, for Damp-Heat dysuria with pain and cloudy urine.
Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi 1.5-15g Promotes urination and clears Heat.
With Mu Tong and Hua Shi, for Lin Syndrome.
Hb. Dianthi Qu Mai 3-12g Promotes urination, drains Damp-Heat from the Bladder and unblocks painful urinary dysfunction.
With Hua Shi and Mu Tong, for Lin Syndrome.
With Zhi Zi, for Lower Jiao Damp-Heat with burning, painful, dribbling urination.
With Che Qian Zi and Hua Shi, for Heat dysuria (Re Lin) with burning and pain during urination.
Hb. Polygoni Avicularis Bian Xu 3-12g Promotes urination, drains Damp-Heat from the Bladder and eliminates painful urination.
With Qu Mai and Che Qian Zi, for Damp-Heat in Lower Jiao or Stone Lin with urinary discomfort.
With Qu Mai, for painful urinary dysfunction.
With Mu Tong, Che Qian Zi, Zhi Zi and Hua Shi, for Damp-Heat dysuria (Shi-Re Lin).
Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi 3-10g Drains Heat from the three Jiaos through the urine and stops bleeding.
With Hua Shi, for painful urinary dysfunction due to Damp-Heat in the Bladder.
With Hua Shi, Bian Xu and Che Qian Zi, for urinary tract infection.
Rx. and Rz. Rhei Preparata Zhi Da Huang 1-10g Drains Damp-Heat and clears Heat through the stool.
With Che Qian Zi and Bian Xu, for hot, painful urinary dysfunction.
With Che Qian Zi, Mu Tong and Zhi Zi, for hot, painful urinary dysfunction.
With Zhi Zi, for constipation.
Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao 1-9g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, unblocks painful urinary dysfunction, clears Heat from the Heart channel by directing Fire downward and calms the Spirit.
With Hua Shi, for Damp-Heat in the Heart, Lung and Bladder channels causing incomplete, painful urination.
With Mu Tong, for difficult, scanty and burning associated with Heart channel Heat shifting to the Large Intestine or Heat clumping in the Bladder or Damp-Heat lodging in the Lower Jiao.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao 1.5-9g Harmonizes, relieves abdominal pain, clears Heat and relieves Fire toxicity.
With Hua Shi, relieves irritability.
(Rx. Glycyrrhizae tips) (Gan Cao Shao) (1.5-9g) (Strengthens the diuretic action of the formula.)
  • Clears Heat
  • Purges Fire
  • Promotes urination
  • Unblocks painful urinary dysfunction
  • Bladder Damp-Heat
  • Stone Lin
  • Blood Lin
  • Heat in Heart Channel Transferring to the Small Intestine Channel
  • Dark, turbid, scanty, difficult urination or
  • Frequent, urgent and painful
  • Urination may be red
  • Maybe fever
  • Sores in mouth, on tongue or throat
  • Dry mouth and throat
  • Maybe urinary retention (severe)
  • Maybe lower abdominal distention and pain (severe)
  • Thirst
  • Maybe total obstruction
  • Parched throat
  • Severe sore throat
  • Maybe anuria (severe)
  • Dribbling urination
  • May be profuse whitish, yellow vaginal discharge
  • Maybe be urinary calculi
  • Constipation
  • Eye redness and pain
  • Epistaxis
  • Distending lower back pain
  • Irritability
  • Scorched lips
  • T: Red
  • C: Thick, yellow and greasy
  • P: Slippery and rapid or Smooth and rapid
CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Contraindicated for those with chronic Lin Syndrome
  • Contraindicated during pregnancy
  • Long term use may produce weakness, palpitations, light headedness and loss of appetite
  • Contraindicated for those with chronic disease with weakness.
  • Contraindicated for those with Deficiency Cold.
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
For Blood Lin: For Stone Lin:
+ More Hb. Polygoni Avicularis Bian Xu + Hb. Lysimachiae Jin Qian Cao
+ Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen + Sp. Lygodii Hai Jin Sha
+ Hb Cirsii Xiao Ji + Fol Pyrrosiae Shi Wei
or
+ Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
- Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao
or
+ Hb Cirsii Xiao Ji + Hb. Lysimachiae Jin Qian Cao
+ Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian Cao + Sp. Lygodii Hai Jin Sha
or
+ End. Corneum Gigeriae Galli Ji Nei Jin
+ Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
or
+ Hb. Cirsii Xiao Ji + Hb. Lysimachiae Jin Qian Cao
+ Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian Cao + Sp. Lygodii Hai Jin Sha
For loose stool:
For urinary tract infection:
- Rx. & Rz. Rhei Preparata Zhi Da Huang + Hb. Taraxaci Pu Gong Ying
For stomatitis:
+ Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua
+ Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai + Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao
+ Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye + Hb. Viola Zi Hua Di Ding
+ Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
or
+ Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai
For painful urinary dysfunction or Stone Lin:
+ Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua
- Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao + Hb. Taraxaci Pu Gong Ying
- Rx. Glycyrrhizae Zhi Gan Cao + Hb. Hedyotis Bai Hu She She Cao
+ Hb. Lysimachiae Jin Qian Cao + Hb. Violae Zi Hua Di Ding
+ Sp. Lygodii Hai Jin Sha
For increasing immunity, activating Blood, relieving stasis, softening the tumor, and clearing fever:
For prostate cancer with low back pain and hematuria:
+ Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ Ganoderma Ling Zhi + Hb. Lycopi Lucidi Ze Lan
+ Pollen Typhae Pu Huang + Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao
+ Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen + Caul. Lonicerae Ren Dong Teng
+ Hb. Lycopi Lucidi Ze Lan + Hb. Thlaspi Bai Jiang Cao
+ Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + Hb. Solani Nigri Long Kui
For urinary retention:
+ Hb. Solani Chinensis Bai Qi
+ More Caul. Akebiae Mu Tong + Rz. Smilacis Tu Fu Ling
+ More Talcum Hua Shi + Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren
+ More Hb. Polygoni Avicularis Bian Xu
For prostate cancer with bitter taste and constipation:
+ Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai + Hb. Agastaches Huo Xiang
+ Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui + Hb. Eupatorii Pei Lan
For Milky Lin:
+ Cx. Fraxini Qin Pi
+ Rz. Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae Bei Xie
For oliguria:
+ Rx. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu + Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo
For retention of urine, a yellow, greasy tongue coat and a rapid, strong pulse due to Bladder Damp-Heat:
+ Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke
+ Sp. Lygodii Hai Jin Sha
For more pain and burning during urination:
or
+ Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian
+ Succinum Hu Po + Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
For edema:
For more fullness and distention in the lower abdomen:
+ Cx. Poria Fu Ling Pi + Rx. Linderae Wu Yao
+ Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie + Fr. Toosendan Chuan Lian Zi
For prostatitis with Spleen Deficiency:
For prostatitis with more Dampness:
- Rx. et Rz. Rhei Preparata Zhi Da Huang + Poria Fu Ling
+ Hb. Patriniae Bai Jiang Cao + Scl. Polypori Zhu Ling
+ Hb. Taraxaci Pu Gong Ying + Caulis Akebiae Mu Tong
+ Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai + Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie
For regulating Qi in prostatitis:
+ Hb. Plantaginis Che Qian Cao
Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke
For prostatitis with a stronger effect on Damp-Heat:
For prostatic hypertrophy due to Damp-Heat:
+ Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
+ Guide Out the Red Powder
Dao Chi San
+ Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai
For prostatitis:
+ Rx. Gentianae Long Dan Cao
- Talcum Hua Shi
For severe abdominal distention and constipation:
- Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao
+ 10g Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai + More Rx. et Rz. Rhei Zhi Da Huang
+ 15g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua + 9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
+ 15g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 15g Hb. Violae Zi Hua Di Ding
For abdominal fullness and loose stools:
For Damp- Heat Obstructing the Shao Yang with alternating chills and fever, nausea and dizziness:
- Rx et Rz. Rhei Zhi Da Huang
For severe difficulty urinating or urinary retention:
+ 9g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu
+ 9g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin + More (30g) Caulis Akebiae Mu Tong
+ 6g Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
+ More (30g) Talcum Hua Shi
For a thick, yellow, greasy tongue coat:
+ More (30g) Hb. Polygoni Avicularis Bian Xu
+ 12g Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai
+ 12g Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu + 9g Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai
For Heat affecting the Heart with irritability, restlessness, insomnia and mouth and tongue ulcers and erosions:ulcers
+ 3g Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
For Damp-Heat Affecting the Shao Yang with nausea, alternating chills and fever and dizziness:
+ 15g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 6g Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian + 9g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu
For mild bleeding:
+ 9g Rx, Scutellariae Huang Qin
+ 12g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen + 6g Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
+ 9g Hb. Cirsii Xiao Ji
For prolonged Damp-Heat injuring Kidney Yin:
For pterygium:
+ 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ Guide out the Red Powder
Dao Chi San
+ 12g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
For Damp-Heat with aversion to Cold and shivering:
+ 12g Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
or
- Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao
+ Nourish the Kidneys and Open the Gate Pill
Zi Shen Tong Guan Wan
+ 15g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua
+ 12g Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao
+ 15g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
For Damp-Heat with aversion to Cold, shivering, nausea and vomiting:
+ 10g Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi
+ 12g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi - Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao
- Caulis Akebiae Mu Tong
For Damp-Heat with aversion to Cold, shivering and low back pain:
- Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
+ Stir-fried Fr. Gardeniae Chao Zhi Zi
- Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao
+ 15g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua + 15g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua
+ 12g Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao + 12g Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao
+ 9g Rx. Cyathulae Chuan Niu Xi + 6g Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
For Damp-Heat with aversion to Cold, shivering and hematuria:
For frequent urination (polyuria):
- Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao - Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao
+ 15g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua
For polyuria with constipation:
+ 12g Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao - Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao
+ 9g Hb. Cirsii Xiao Ji + 9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
+ 9g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
For polyuria with hematuria:
For dark urine:
- Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao + Hb. Cirsii Xiao Ji
+ 9g Hb. Cirsii Xiao Ji + Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
+ 9g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
For turbid urine:
For dysuria:
+ Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao
- Hb. Dianthi Qu Mai + Fol. Pyrrosiae Shi Wei
- Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao
For urolithiasis:
+ 20g Rz. Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae Bei Xie + Pheretima Di Long
+ Endothelium Corneum Gigeriae Galli Ji Nei Jin
+ 15g Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu
+ 15g Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai + Succinum Hu Po
For gout:
For prostatic hypertrophy with bleeding:
+ 30g Hb. Artemisiae Scopariae Yin Chen Hao + Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ Hb. Cirsii Xiao Ji
+ 10g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu + Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
+ 15g Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao
For prostatic hypertrophy with urolithiasis:
+ Hb. Lysimachiae Jin Qian Cao
+ 15g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + Spora Lygodii Hai Jin Sha
+ 10g Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi
For prostatic hypertrophy with cloudy urine:
For interstitial cystitis with nausea from taking the formula:
+ Rz. Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae Bei Xie
- Caulis Akebiae Mu Tong + Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu
- Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang
For interstitial cystitis with Qi Deficiency including fatigue, abdominal distention after meals and loose stools:
+ 6g Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
- Caulis Akebiae Mu Tong
+ 6g Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia - Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang
+ 15g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
For interstitial cystitis with depression:
+15g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
+ 9g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu + 15g Poria Fu Ling
+ 9g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
For interstitial cystitis with Kidney Yang Deficiency:
+ 9g Fr. Toosendan Chuan Lian Zi
For interstitial cystitis with alternating chills and fever, a bitter taste in the mouth a dry throat and nausea:
+ 9g Sm. Cuscutae Tu Si Zi
+ 1g Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
For interstitial cystitis with hematuria:
+ Minor Bupleurum Decoction
Xiao Chai Hu Tang
+ 15g Hb. Cirsii Xiao Ji
+ 15g Hb. siva Rx. Cirsii Japonici Da Ji
For interstitial cystitis with constipation:
- Rx. et Rz. Rhei Preparata Zhi Da Huang + 15g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
For interstitial cystitis with Damp-Heat damaging the Yin including thirst with a desire to drink, and a dry mouth and throat:
+ Raw Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang
+ 9g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
- Rx. et Rz. Rhei Preparata Zhi Da Huang
For interstitial cystitis with more Dampness than Heat:
+ 9g Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
- Caulis Akebiae Mu Tong + 9g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
- Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang + 9g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
+ more (25g) Talcum Hua Shi
For strangury with hematuria:
+ 9g Poria Fu Ling + 9g Hb. Cirsii Xiao Ji
+ 9g Fr. Jujube Da Zao + 9g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
For strangury with Damp-Heat Damaging the Yin:
For strangury with alternating chills and fever, a bitter taste in the mouth, a dry throat and nausea:
- Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang
- Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi - Medulla Junci Qu Mai
+ 9g Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ Minor Bupleurum Decoction
Xiao Chai Hu Tang
+ 12g Rx, Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
For strangury with nausea and vomiting:
For postpartum convulsions:
- Caulis Akebiae Mu Tong + Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi
- Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi + Ram. cum Uncis Uncariae Gou Teng
+ stir-fried Fr. Gardeniae Chao Zhi Zi
+ 9g Ginger-fried Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Jiang Ban Xia + Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
   
+ 6g Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang