English: Turtle Shell and Ailanthus Pill
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban 9-45g Nourishes Yin, anchors Yang, benefits the Kidneys and strengthens the bones.
Cx. Ailanthi Chun Pi 3-15g Clears Heat, astringes the Intestines, dries Dampness, stops diarrhea and stops bleeding.
With Hua Shi, for Dampness in the Lower Jiao causing dysenteric diarrhea, hemafecia and/or vaginal discharge.
Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu 3-10g Strongly dries Dampness, tonifies the Spleen, induces sweating, expels Wind-Dampness and clears Dampness from the Lower Jiao.
With Xiang Fu, for chest, epigastric and abdominal pain, distention and discomfort due to Dampness and Qi Obstruction.
Talcum Hua Shi 9-18g Promotes urination, drains Heat from the Urinary Bladder and expels Damp-Heat.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao   Nourishes the Blood, astringes Yin, adjusts the Ying and Wei, softens the Liver and relieves pain.
With Xiang Fu, harmonizes Qi and Blood
Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu 6-14g 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.
  • Dispels Dampness
  • Transforms Phlegm
  • Damp-Phlegm in the Lower Back
  • Lower back pain accompanied by heaviness in the low back
  • Anorexia
  • Edema, especially below the waist
  • A feeling of heaviness in the waist and knees
  • Maybe a cold low back
  • A bright white facial complexion
  • Abdominal distention
  • Chest and hypochondriac distention
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vertigo
  • Thirst with no desire to drink
  • Maybe no thirst
  • Palpitations
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Fatigue
  • Oliguria
  • T: Normal
  • C: Thick and slippery
  • P: Slippery, full and maybe wiry or Slow, deep and forceless
For External Dampness: For Spleen Dampness:
+ Rx. Aristolochiae Fangji Guang Fang Ji + Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
Caulis Piperis Futokadsurae Hai Feng Teng + Poria Fu Ling
+ Fr. Amomi Rotundus Bai Dou Kou
Caulis Trachelospermi Luo Shi Teng + Fr. Amomi Sha Ren
Ram. Mori Sang Zhi or
    + Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang
    + Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen