English: Peony and Coptis Decoction to Bolster the River
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 9-12g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, moistens the Intestines, unblocks the bowels, reduces swelling, expels pus, generates flesh and alleviates pain.
With Gan Cao, moderates spasms and relieves abdominal pain.
Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao 9-12g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, clears Heat, cools the Blood and relieves pain.
With Da Huang, for chronic accumulation in the abdomen, blockage of urine, constipation, Qi rushing upward to the Heart, abdominal distention and rebellious damage from food and drink.
Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang 6-9g Drains Heat, purges accumulations, invigorates the Blood and dispels Blood Stasis.
With Huang Lian, for a feeling of fullness and distention due to Heat accumulation.
With Dang Gui, for Blood Stasis.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 3-6g Moderates spasms, alleviates pain and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian 6-9g Clears Heat, stops bleeding and drains Stomach Fire.
  • Moistens Dryness
  • Clears Heat
  • Guides out Stagnation
  • Dryness in the Large Intestine
  • Diarrhea with pus and thick Blood
  • Difficult evacuation
  • Abdominal pain
  • Burning anus
  • Scanty urination
  • Dry mouth and tongue
  • Fever
  • Irritability
  • T: Dry
  • C: Little or None
  • P: Flooding and rapid or Thready and rapid
For dysentery with Yin Deficiency:  
+ 12-18g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang    
+ 12-15g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu