English: Aquilaria Directing Qi Downwards Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Lignum Aquilariae Resinatum Chen Xiang 1-4g Promotes movement of Qi, alleviates pain, descends Qi, regulates the Middle, dispels Cold, warms the Spleen and Stomach and stops vomiting.
Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu 6-14g Spreads and regulates Liver Qi and alleviates pain.
With Chai Hu , for Qi Stagnation and menstrual irregularity.
With Yan Hu Suo, treats everything from Liver Qi Stagnation to Deep Blood Stasis with pain anywhere in the body including stabbing chest pain, distending pain in the breast, Cold pain in the epigastrium, pain due to bulging disorder in the lower body and dysmenorrhea.
Fr. Amomi Sha Ren 1.5-7g Promotes the movement of Qi, aromatically transforms Dampness, strengthens the Spleen, stops vomiting, warms the Middle and stops diarrhea.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 1.5-14g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
Fr. Toosendan Chuan Lian Zi 3-15g Dredges Liver Qi, releases Stagnation and stops pain.
With Yan Hu Suo, for intermittent epigastric and hypochondriac pain, hernia pain or menstrual pain with irritability due to Liver Stagnation with Heat.
With Yan Hu Suo and Xiang Fu, for hypo-chondriac and abdominal pain.
Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo 3-12g Invigorates the Blood, circulates Qi and stops pain.
With Chuan Lian Zi, for flank and upper right quadrant pain.
  • Regulates Qi
  • Harmonizes the Stomach
  • Dredges Liver Qi
  • Stops pain
  • Disharmony between the Liver and Stomach
  • Abdominal pain and distention
  • Flank pain and distention
  • Epigastric pain and distention
  • Hypochondriac pain
  • Maybe hematemesis
  • Maybe hemoptysis
  • Chest distention
  • Vomiting
  • Regurgitation of sour fluids
  • T: Pink
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Wiry or Tight
For chronic gastritis due to disharmony between the Liver and Stomach: For palpitations with Qi Stagnation with stabbing chest and flank pain, chest oppression, frequent sighing, irascibility and a wiry pulse:
+ Bupleurum Powder to Spread the Liver
Chai Hu Shu Gan Tang
- Fr. Toosendan Chuan Lian Zi
- Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo
For low back pain with Liver and Kidney Deficiency:
+ 9g Lignum Dalbergiae Odoriferae Jiang Xiang
+ Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi + 9g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+ Hb. Ecliptae Han Lian Cao + 6g Flos Carthami Hong Hua
+ Fr. Mori Sang Shen + 9g wine-fried Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Jiu Chao Dang Gui
    + 6g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
    + 6g Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke