English: Bupleurum and Tortoise Shell Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Carapax Trionycis Bie Jia 15g Nourishes Yin, invigorates the Blood, softens hardness and dissipates nodules.
Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu 12g Expels Wind from the skin by nourishing the Blood and relieves Fire Toxin.
Rx. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu 9g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, dries Dampness and promotes water metabolism.
With Zhi Shi, for Spleen Deficiency with Qi Stagnation with anorexia, epigastric focal distention, and fullness.
Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi 9g Breaks up Stagnant Qi, reduces accumulation, transforms Phlegm and resolves hardenings.
Sm. Persicae Tao Ren 9g Breaks up Blood Stasis, invigorates Blood circulation and Drains abscesses.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 9g Nourishes Blood.
Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu 6g Spreads Liver Qi, relieves Stagnation, disperses Wind-Heat and resolves Phlegm and congestion.
With Bai Shao, for Liver Blood Deficiency with Liver Qi Stagnation.
Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang 6g Cools Heart Fire, clears Heat, cools the Blood, nourishesYin, generates fluids and increases saliva.
With Bai Shao, for Blood Deficiency Heat.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 6g Moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm, clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
  • Nourishes the Blood
  • Invigorates the Blood
  • Cools the Blood
  • Clears Heat
  • Relives toxins
  • Resolves Phlegm
  • Softens hardnesses
  • Nourishes Yin
  • Liver Blood Stagnation with Phlegm
  • Tumors usually found on the side of the neck
  • The lump enlarges and hardens gradually with no pain
  • Headache on the corresponding side as the tumor
  • Tinnitus
  • Mucous discharge with Blood
  • Depression
  • Anorexia
  • T: Stains from Stagnant Blood
  • C: Slightly thick and white
  • P: Tight
For nasopharyngeal cancer: For nasopharyngeal cancer with toxic Heat:
+ 10g Eupolyphaga Tu Bie Chong + 10g Eupolyphaga Tu Bie Chong
+ 1.5g Scorpio Quan Xie + 1.5g Scorpio Quan Xie
For a weak patient with nasopharyngeal cancer:
+ two or three of the following:
+ 30g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi + 9g Rx. et Rz Rhei Da Huang
+ 9g Rz. Sparganii San Leng
+ Restore the Spleen Decoction
Gui Pi Tang
+ 6g Rz. Curcumae E Zhu
+ 6g Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo + 1.5 Natrii Sulfas Mang Xiao
For a weak patient with nasopharyngeal cancer who has a headache:
+ 3g Scolopendrae Wu Gong
+ Restore the Spleen Decoction
Gui Pi Tang
+ 30g Hb. Oldenlandia Bai Hua She She Cao
+ 6g Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo    
+ Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi