English: Dual Atractylodes Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu 4.5g Strongly dries Dampness, tonifies the Spleen, induces sweating, expels Wind-Dampness and clears Dampness from the Lower Jiao.
With Bai Zhu, for musculoskeletal disorders of the arms and shoulders due to Phlegm Stagnation.
With Xiang Fu, for chest, epigastric and abdominal pain, distention and discomfort due to Dampness and Qi Obstruction.
Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu 3g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, dries Dampness and promotes water metabolism.
With Cang Zhu, for Damp-Cold Painful Obstruction.
With Fu Ling and Gan Cao, for Spleen and Stomach Qi Deficiency.
Rz. Arisaematis Preparatum Zhi Tian Nan Xing 3g Dries Dampness, expels Phlegm, disperses Wind-Phlegm in the channels, stops spasms and alleviates pain.
With Cang Zhu, for Wind-Damp painful obstruction.
Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi 3g Regulates and descends Qi, adjusts the Middle, relieves the diaphragm, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Zhi Ban Xia, for a stifling sensation in the chest and coughing with excessive white, viscous sputum due to Phlegm-Damp Obstruction.
With Bai Zhu, for anorexia and other symptoms of Damp Obstruction due to Spleen Deficiency.
With Cang Zhu and Fu Ling, for A thick white tongue coat with no desire to drink.
With Zhi Ban Xia and Fu Ling, for coughing due to Accumulation of Dampness and Phlegm.
Poria Fu Ling 3g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, strengthens the Spleen and harmonizes the Middle Jiao.
With Bai Zhu, strengthens the Spleen and resolves Dampness.
with Zhi Ban Xia, for Phlegm, Thin Mucus and Turbid Dampness.
With Zhi Ban Xia and Chen Pi, for nausea, vomiting, chest fullness and distention and anorexia due to congested fluids.
Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu 3g Spreads and regulates Liver Qi and alleviates pain.
With Cang Zhu, for indigestion, pain and distention in the flanks and abdomen, nausea, vomiting, and acid regurgitation.
Wine-fried Rx. Scutellariae Jiu Chao Huang Qin 3g Clears and eliminates Damp-Heat from the Upper Jiao.
With Zhi Ban Xia and Zhi Tian Nan Xing, for Phlegm-Heat coughing.
Rx. Clematidis Wei Ling Xian 3g Dispels Wind-Dampness, unblocks the channels, reduces Phlegm and pathogenic water and alleviates pain.
With Qiang Huo, for Wind-Damp Bi causing joint pain (especially in the upper joints).
Rz. et Rx. Notopterygii Qiang Huo 3g Releases the Exterior, disperses Cold, expels Wind-Cold-Dampness, unblocks painful obstruction and alleviates pain.
With Cang Zhu, for a heavy-headed sensation.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 3g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, moderates spasms, alleviates pain, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia 6g Dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
  • Dries Dampness
  • Transforms Phlegm
  • Dispels Wind
  • Dredges the Channels
  • Relieves pain
  • Phlegm-Dampness in the Upper Jiao Obstructing the Channels
  • Pain in the upper arm
  • Aches and pains in the wrist, forearm and elbow
  • T: Pink
  • C: Slippery
  • P: Slippery
For guiding the effects to the lower body: For Blood Deficiency:
+ Rx. Cyathulae Chuan Niu Xi + Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
+ Fr. Chaenomelis Mu Gua For lack of Heat signs and symptoms:
For neck stiffness: + Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen For a headache and edema:
For joint soreness and pain:
+ Five-Ingredients Powder with Poria
Wu Ling San
+ Rx, Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
For Phlegm in the Lungs:
+ Rx. Dipsaci Xu Duan + Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ RX. Aristolochiae seu Cocculi Mu Fang Ji + Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu
For sciatica:    
+ Relax the Channels and Activate the Blood Decoction
Shu Jing Huo Xue Tang