HERB FORMULAS

English: Coptis and Ass-Hide Gelatin Decoction
Also Known As: Coptis and Gelatin Combination
Decoction of Coptis and Gelatin
Coptis and Asini Combination
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
 Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian 3-12g Clears Heat, drains Dampness, drains Fire, resolves Fire toxicity, stops bleeding, clears Heart Fire and drains Stomach Fire.
With Huang Qin, clears Fire from the Heart.
With Huang Qin and E Jiao, calms the Shen.
With E Jiao and Bai Shao, for insomnia and irritability due to overwhelming Heart Fire and Yin and Blood Deficiencies.
Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin 2-12g Clears Heat, dries Dampness, drains Fire, detoxifies, cools the Blood and stops bleeding.
With Huang Lian, drains pathogenic Heat from the Upper and Middle Jiaos for high fever, redness, swelling and pain of the head and face, dry mouth, parched throat, ulcerations of the mouth and tongue, epistaxis, rashes and irritability in warm-febrile disease and explosive diarrhea and dysentery with burning pain in the anus or fitted, filthy stools and abdominal pain.
With Huang Lian and Bai Shao, for Damp-Heat dysentery with fever and tenesmus.
With Bai Shao, for dysenteric disorders with abdominal pain due to Heat entering the Interior.
Colla Corii Asini E Jiao 3-12g Nourishes the Blood, stops bleeding and nourishes Kidney Yin.
With E Jiao, for Heat toxin clumping in the Intestines, injuring the Blood collaterals causing Blood and pus in the stools.
With Huang Qin, Bai Shao and Ji Zi Huan, for irritability and insomnia due to Yin Deficiency and severely injured fluids usually after a fever.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 2.5-12g Nourishes the Blood, nourishes and astringes Yin, softens the Liver and relieves pain .
With E Jiao in harmonizes the Heart and Kidneys.
With Huang Qin and Huang Lian, for Damp-Heat dysenteric disorders.
(Egg Yolk) (Ji Zi Huang) (2 yolks) (Drains Fire, Generates Blood. Not included in some versions.)
  • Nourishes Kidney Yin
  • Descends Qi
  • Purges Heart Fire
  • Eliminates irritability
  • Calms the Shen
  • Yin Deficiency Fire
  • Fire due to Kidney and Heart Yin Deficiencies
  • Shao Yin Heat
  • Blood Level Heat with dysenteric disorders due to Heat toxin
  • Irritability
  • Can't tolerate lying down
  • Sensation of Heat in the chest
  • Insomnia
  • Palpitations
  • Tongue or mouth ulcers
  • Restlessness
  • Mouth and throat dry
  • Dizziness
  • Oliguria
  • Yellow urine
  • Fidgeting
  • Chest distention
  • Coarse skin
  • Flushed face
  • Heavy head
  • Anxiety
  • Nocturnal emission
  • Fresh Blood in the stool
  • T: Red or Dark red and dry
  • C: Dry yellow
  • P: Thready and rapid
CONTRAINDICATIONS
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
For severe Yin Deficiency with injured fluids and a dry throat: For five-sole Heat with restlessness:
+ Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen + Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
+ Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong + Hb. Lophatheri Dan Zhu Ye
+ Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
For fever with dark urine:
For purpura or bleeding gums:
+ Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao
+ Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi + Medulla Tetrapanacis Tong Cao
+ Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian + Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
+ Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi
For dysenteric disorders with pus and blood in the stool:
+ Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
For nocturnal emission or praecox ejaculation:
- Egg Yolk Ji Zi Huang
- Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin + Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai
For a tendency to waken easily:
For prevention of premature ovarian failure due to Kidney and Heart Failure to Communicate:
+ Concha Margaritaferae Usta Zhen Zhu Mu
+ Restore the Kidneys Pill
Gui Shen Wan
+ Concha Ostreae Mu Li
For dysentery due to Yin Deficiency with residual Damp-Heat:
+ Two-Solstice Pill
Er Zhi Wan
+ 9-12g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
For dysentery due to Yin Deficiency with residual Damp-Heat and significant bleeding:
+ 9-12g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 9-12g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui + 9-12g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
+ 9-12g Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong
+ 9-12g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 9-12g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu + 9-12g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi
+ 9-12g Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong + 9-12g Fr. Mume Wu Mei
For dysentery due to Yin Deficiency with residual Damp-Heat and difficulty passing stools:
+ 9-12g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi
+ 9-12g Fr. Mume Wu Mei
+ 9-12g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian + 9-12g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
+ 9-12g Charred Rx. Sanguisorbae Di Yu Tan
+ 9-12g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
For dysentery due to Yin Deficiency with significant residual Damp-Heat:
+ 9-12g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
+ 9-12g Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong
+ 9-12g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
+ 9-12g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi
+ 9-12g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + 9-12g Fr. Mume Wu Mei
+ 9-12g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu + 12-18g Fr. Trichosanthis Gua Lou
+ 9-12g Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong
+ 18-24g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
+ 9-12g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi
+ 9-12g Fr. Mume Wu Mei
For dysentery due to Yin Deficiency with residual Damp-Heat and insomnia, sleep disturbances or anxiety:
+ 30g Rz. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao
+ 12-15g Cx. Fraxini Qin Pi + 9-12g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
For dysentery due to Yin Deficiency with residual Damp-Heat and low-grade or afternoon fevers:
+ 9-12g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 9-12g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
+ 9-12g Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong
+ 9-12g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
+ 9-12g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + 9-12g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi
+ 9-12g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu + 9-12g Fr. Mume Wu Mei
+ 9-12g Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong + 15g Concha Margaritaferae Zhen Zhu Mu
+ 9-12g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi
For dysentery or peptic ulcer due to Stomach Fire with Yin Deficiency:
+ 9-12g Fr. Mume Wu Mei
+ 9-12g Rx. Stellariae Yin Chai Hu + 15-30g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
For deafness and tinnitus:
+ 12-15g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian
+ 20g Magnetitum Ci Shi + 9-12g Nodus Nelumbo Rhizomatis Ou Jie
+ 10g Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu
For palpitations, anxiety neurosis, low-grade fever, menopause syndrome, neurasthenia, panic disorder, hyperthyroidism and coronary Heart disease:
For insomnia:
+ 9g Poria Pararadicis Fu Shen
+ 9g Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren + 9-15g Fossilia Ossis Mastodi Long Gu
+ 3g Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui + 15-30g Concha Ostreae Mu Li
+ 6g Rx Polygalae Yuan Zhi
For severe insomnia:
Egg Yolk Ji Zi Huang
+ 9g Poria Pararadicis Fu Shen
For insomnia with severe Yin Deficiency Heat:
+ 9g Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren + 9g Poria Pararadicis Fu Shen
+ 9g Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren
+ 3g Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui + 3g Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
+ 6g Rx Polygalae Yuan Zhi + 6g Rx Polygalae Yuan Zhi
+ 0.3g Cinnabaris Zhu Sha + 9g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
+ 2g Succinum Hu Po + 9g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
For insomnia with dizziness:
For insomnia with tinnitus:
+ 9g Poria Pararadicis Fu Shen + 9g Poria Pararadicis Fu Shen
+ 9g Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren + 9g Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren
+ 3g Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui + 3g Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
+ 6g Rx Polygalae Yuan Zhi + 6g Rx Polygalae Yuan Zhi
+ 12g Concha Margaritaferae Zhen Zhu Mu + 12g Magnetitum Ci Shi
For insomnia with seminal emissions:
+ 12g Fossilia Ossis Mastodi Long Gu + 9g Poria Pararadicis Fu Shen
+ 9g Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren
For urolithiasis:
+ Five Ingredient Decoction to Eliminate Toxin
Wu Wei Xiao Du Yin

+ 3g Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
+ 6g Rx Polygalae Yuan Zhi
- Colla Corii Asini E Jiao + 6g Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai
- Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + 9g Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ 9g Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai    
+ 9g Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi