English: Two Shells Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Concha Margaritaferae Zhen Zhu Mu 20g Calms the Liver, anchors Yang and drains Liver Fire Clears the Liver.
Concha Haliotidis Shi Jue Ming 20g Drains Liver Fire, pacifies the Liver and anchors and sedates Liver Yang.
Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi 9g Clears Heat, reduces Fire, eliminates irritability and resolves Dampness.
With Da Huang, for constipation.
Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen 9g Drains Heat, generates Fluids, clears and drains Lung Heat, transforms Phlegm and moistens Lung Dryness.
Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen 9g Clears Heat, cools the Blood, nourishes Yin, transforms Phlegm-Heat, drains Fire and relieves toxicity.
Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen 9g Discharges Exterior conditions, relieves Heat, generates fluids and alleviates headache, dizziness and tinnitus.
With Zhi Zi, for irritability.
Hb Apocyni Veneti Luo Bu Ma Ye 9g Calms Liver Yang, clears Liver Fire, extinguishes Wind, clears Heat and facilitates urination.
Arisaema cum Bile Dan Nan Xing 6g Clears Heat, dissolves Phlegm, calms Wind and stops convulsions.
Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang 6g Drains Heat, purges accumulations and eliminates Phlegm.
With Huang Lian, for a feeling of fullness and distention due to Heat Accumulation and distention, Heart palpitations, mental distress with facial congestion and epilepsy due to Excess Heat.
Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian 3g Clears Heat, drains Dampness, drains Fire and resolves Fire toxicity.
  • Calms the Liver
  • Subdues Yang
  • Transforms Phlegm-Heat
  • Liver Yang Rising with Phlegm-Fire
  • Obesity
  • A red flushed, face
  • Head distention
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • A throbbing headache
  • Irritability
  • Irascibility
  • Chest oppression
  • Heart vexation
  • Profuse dreams
  • Thirst
  • Constipation
  • T: Normal
  • C: Slimy and yellow
  • P: Slippery, wiry and rapid
For severe obesity: For head distention, dizziness and vertigo:
+ 12g Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu + 12g Rz. Gastrodiae Tian Ma
+ 12g Ram. cum Uncis Uncariae Gou Teng
+ 12g Sm. Cassiae Jue Ming Zi
For a throbbing headache: + 12g Flos Chrysanthemi Ju Hua
+ 3g Scorpio Quan Xie
+ 3g Scolopendra Wu Gong For irritability or irascibility:
For thirst: + 12g Rx. Gentianae Long Dan Cao
+ more (12g) Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen    
+ 12g Rz. Phragmitis Lu Gen