English: Modified Dioscorea Decoction to Leach Out Dampness #1
Also Known As:
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.
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.
With Huang Bai and Yi Yi Ren, for Damp-Heat skin lesions.
Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai 10g Drains Damp-Heat especially from the Lower Jiao, drains Deficiency Fire, drains Fire and relieves toxicity.
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.
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.
Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi 6-12g Clears Heat, cools and harmonizes the Blood, invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, drains pus and reduces swelling.
Medulla Tetrapanacis Tong Cao 2-10g Promotes urination, resolves Dampness and
lears Heat.
Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie 4.5-16g Promotes urination and leaches out Dampness.
Fol. Isatidis Da Qing Ye 9-30g Clears Heat and resolves Fire toxicity.
Hb. Portulacae Ma Chi Xian 9-15g Clears Heat, resolves Fire toxicity, cools the Blood, clears Damp-Heat and treats sores.
Rx. Arnebiae/ Lithospermi Zi Cao 3-20g Clears Heat, cools the Blood, invigorates Blood circulation, relieves Fire toxins, encourages rashes and clears Damp-Heat from the skin.
With Da Qing Ye, for dense purpuric rash associated with severe Fire toxin.
With Huang Bai, for Heat in the skin disorders such as boils, eczema, and burns.
  • Clears Heat
  • Drains Dampness
  • Invigorates Blood
  • Breaks up Blood Stagnation.
  • Damp-Heat genital warts
  • Genital warts
  • Distension and pain before or during menses
  • Burning abdominal pain which precedes or follows the menstrual flow with guarding
  • Soreness and distention of the lower back
  • Pressure makes the pain worse
  • There may be constant lower abdominal pain that worsens with menstruation
  • Hot sensations
  • A feeling of Heat in the abdomen
  • Aversion to Heat
  • Yellow smelly vaginal discharge between periods
  • Dark-red or purple thick Blood with clots
  • Maybe heavy bleeding
  • Maybe dark, scanty, concentrated urine
  • May be a mild fever
  • T: Red
  • C: Yellow and greasy
  • P: Wiry and rapid or slippery and rapid or soft and rapid