English: Rhubarb and Scute Decoction to Drain the Epigastrium
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang 6-9g Drains Heat, purges accumulations, drains Heat from the Blood, invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis and reduces Fire toxicity.
With Huang Qin and Huang Lian, for hematemesis or epistaxis due to Blood Heat.
Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin 9-12g Drains Fire, detoxifies, cools the Blood and stops bleeding.
With Huang Lian, drains pathogenic Heat from the Upper and Middle Jiaos.
Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian 6-9g Drains Fire, resolves Fire toxicity, clears Heat and stops bleeding.
  • Clears Heat
  • Invigorates the Blood
  • Cools the Blood
  • Stops bleeding
  • Blood Stagnation with Heat Accumulation
  • Pain that is fixed, stabbing and /or severe
  • Pan is worse with pressure
  • Dark complexion
  • Fixed, palpable masses
  • Bleeding with clots
  • Purple lips
  • Purple nails
  • Blue, dark or purplish discoloration of skin in small or large areas
  • Dry skin
  • Varicose and spider veins
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Tendency to hemorrhage dark blood or clots
  • sporadic Intestinal bleeding with fresh Blood
  • T: Red purple with possible purple or red spots if there is Heat
  • C: Yellow
  • P: Wiry and rapid
With bleeding:  
+ 9-12g Dry-fried Pollen Typhae Chao Pu Huang    
+ 6-9g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao    
+ 12-15g Charred Rx. Sanguisorbae Di Yu Tan    
+ 12-15g Rz. Bletillae Bai Ji    
+ 3-6g Rx. Notoginseng San Qi