English: Pheretima Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Pheretima Di Long 10g Clears Heat, unblocks and promotes movement in the channels and collaterals, promotes urination and anchors Liver Yang.
Rx. Dioscoreae Shan Yao 10g Tonifies Kidney Yin and astringes Jing.
With Shu Di Huang and Shan Zhu Yu, for Kidney Deficiency with spermatorrhea and night sweats.
Fr. Corni Shan Zhu Yu 10g Stabilizes the Kidneys, astringes Jing and Body Fluids, tonifies Liver and Kidney Yin and strengthens Kidney Yang.
With Shu Di Huang, nourishes Kidney Yin and secures Jing, while restraining urination and sweating.
Sm. Cuscutae Tu Si Zi 10g Strengthens Yang, nourishes Yin, astringes Jing and urine, benefits the marrow, tonifies the Kidneys and Liver and improves vision.
Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong 10g Nourishes Kidney Yin, generates fluids, clears Lung Heat and sedates Fire.
Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi 10g Nourishes and tonifies Liver and Kidney Blood and Yin, benefits Jing and brightens the eyes.
With Shu Di Huang, for Liver and Kidney Deficiency.
With Shu Di Huang, Shan Yao, Shan Zhu Yu and Gui Ban Jiao, for severe Yin Deficiency with lower back pain, spermatorrhea, sweating and diminished visual and aural acuity.
Colla Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban Jiao 10g Tonifies Yin and nourishes the Blood.
With Shu Di Huang, Shan Yao and Shan Zhu Yu, for vertigo, tinnitus, a sore and weak lower back and legs and night sweats from severe Kidney Deficiency.
Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang 12g Nourishes Liver and Kidney Yin and nourishes Jing and Blood and fills the Marrow.
With Gui Ban Jiao, for dizziness, insomnia, tinnitus, forgetfulness, afternoon fevers and night sweats due Yin Deficiency with Yang Rising.
Concha Ostreae Mu Li 12g Calms the Liver, benefits Yin and anchors Floating Yang.
With Shan Zhu Yu, for sweating.
Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi 6g Clears Heat, cools and harmonizes the Blood, clears Deficiency Fire, invigorates the Blood and dispels Blood Stasis.
  • Nourishes the Kidneys
  • Enriches Yin
  • Anchors Yang
  • Generates Fluids
  • Kidney Yin Deficiency
  • Impotence or
  • Premature ejaculation
  • The symptoms are worse when the patient is stressed or fatigued
  • Maybe a frequent desire for sex but an inability to initiate or maintain an erection
  • Maybe erotic dreams with spontaneous emission
  • Maybe increased numbers of abnormal sperm
  • Maybe a low sperm count
  • Scanty ejaculate
  • Dizziness more noticeable after sex
  • Tinnitus or deafness more noticeable after sex
  • Aching, soreness or weakness of low back and knees which is exacerbated with sex
  • Poor memory
  • A dry mouth and throat
  • Insomnia
  • Excess dreams
  • Restlessness
  • Facial flushing
  • Malar flush
  • Night sweats
  • Five Sole Heat
  • Spermatorrhea
  • Aching in bones
  • Aching in leg and heel
  • A tendency to dry stools or constipation
  • T: Red
  • C: Little or None
  • P: Thready and rapid
For Deficiency Fire Rising: For Liver Qi Stagnation:
- Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang + Cx. Albizziae He Huan Pi
For Shen disturbance:
- Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi + Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren
- Sm. Cuscutae Tu Si Zi + Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
+ Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang For Damp-Heat:
+ Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu + Rz. Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae Bei Xie
+ Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai
For spermatorrhea: + Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi
+ Stamen Nelumbinis Lian Xu    
+ Fr. Rosae Laevigatae Jin Ying Zi