English: Modified Dioscorea Decoction to Leach Out Dampness
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Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu 10g Strongly dries Dampness, tonifies the Spleen, expels Wind-Dampness and clears Dampness from the Lower Jiao.
With Huang Bai, for skin lesions due to Wind-Dampness.
Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai 10g Drains Damp-Heat especially from the Lower Jiao, drains Deficiency Fire, drains Fire and relieves toxicity.
Hb. Lycopi Lucidi Ze Lan 10g Invigorates the Blood, regulates menstruation, dispels Blood Stasis, promotes urination and disperses swellings.
With Dan Shen, for swelling and pain due to trauma.
Scl. Polypori Zhu Ling 10g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness and dispels Heat.
Rz. Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae Bei Xie 15g Separates the pure from the turbid, resolves turbid Dampness in the Lower Jiao, expels Wind-Dampness and clears Damp-Heat from the skin.
Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren 15g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, strengthens the Spleen, clears Heat, expels Wind-Dampness, clears Damp-Heat and nourishes the skin.
Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen 15g Activates Blood, breaks up Blood Stasis and clears Heat.
Ramus Lonicerae Ren Dong Teng 30g Clears Heat, resolves toxicity and dispels Wind-Dampness.
Rz. Smilacis Glabrae Tu Fu Ling 30g Relieves toxicity, eliminates Dampness and clears Damp-Heat from the skin.
With Yi Yi Ren, for joint pain due to Damp-Heat toxin.
With Bei Xie, for joint pain and turbid urine due to Damp-Heat toxin.
With Pu Gong Ying, for jaundice due to Damp-Heat in the Liver/Gallbladder.
Hb. Taraxaci Pu Gong Ying 30g Clears Heat, Resolves Dampness and unblocks painful urinary dribbling.
Fr. Liquidamberis Lu Lu Tong 4.5g Dispels Wind-Dampness, promotes the movement of Qi, invigorates Blood, promotes urination and dispels Heat.
Rx. Cyathulae Chuan Niu Xi 4.5g Expels Wind, drains Dampness, invigorates the channels, invigorates Blood and eliminates Blood Stasis.
Per. Citri Reticulatae Viride Qing Pi 4.5g Spreads Liver Qi, breaks up Stagnant Qi and dries Dampness.
  • Clears Heat
  • Drains Dampness
  • Invigorates Blood
  • Breaks up Blood Stagnation.
  • Damp-Heat induced psoriasis
  • Dark red lesions of uneven size
  • The lesions are covered by greasy or thick crusty scales
  • The skin below scales may be moist or show weeping exudate
  • Pustules may be present
  • Pustules are usually on palms, soles of the feet, trunk, extremities and skin folds
  • Worse with humidity
  • Chest oppression
  • Poor appetite
  • Heaviness of the lower extremities
  • Increased vaginal discharge
  • T: Normal or thick
  • C: Thin, yellow and sticky
  • P: Soggy and/or slippery