English: Astragalus and Rubus Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Astragali Huang Qi 15g Tonifies Qi and Blood, strengthens the Spleen, promotes urination, promotes the discharge of pus, generates flesh and expels toxins.
With Dang Shen, for Qi Deficiency with general debility, anorexia, fatigue, tired extremities and spontaneous sweat.
Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen 15g Tonifies the Middle Jiao, augments Qi, nourishes the Blood and promotes the generation of Body Fluids.
With Fu Ling, for Spleen and Stomach Deficiency.
With Huang Qi, for Lung and Spleen Qi Deficiency.
Rx. Dioscoreae Shan Yao 15g Tonifies the Spleen, tonifies Kidney Yin and astringes Jing.
With Dang Shen, for Spleen and Kidney Deficiency with fatigue, weakness, anorexia, and watery stools.
Rx. Dipsaci Xu Duan 15g Tonifies the Liver and Kidneys, promotes the movement of Blood, reduces swellings, abscesses and sores and alleviates pain.
Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng 15g Tonifies Liver and Kidney Yin and nourishes the Blood.
Poria Fu Ling 15g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness and strengthens the Spleen.
Rx. Linderae Wu Yao 15g Promotes the movement of Qi, warms the Kidneys, disperses Cold and alleviates pain.
With Rou Gui, for abdominal pain, especially sensations of Cold and pain in the lower abdomen.
Fr. Rubi Fu Pen Zi 15g Tonifies and stabilizes the Kidneys, astringes Jing and urine and tonifies Yang.
Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie 9g Promotes urination and leaches out Dampness.
With Mu Dan Pi, for dizziness, and vertigo.
With Fu Ling, for stagnant water and Dampness leading to edema, jaundice, diarrhea, Milky Lin and scanty, difficult urination with abdominal distention.
Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi 9g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, drains pus and reduces swelling.
  • Fortifies the Spleen
  • Tonifies Qi
  • Strengthens the Kidneys
  • Warms Yang
  • Spleen and Kidney Yang Deficiency
  • Body cold
  • Limbs icy
  • Complexion white and shiny
  • Low back, knees and abdomen feel cold, weak and painful
  • Lower abdomen feels cold and painful
  • Loose stools containing undigested food
  • “Cock-crow” diarrhea (occurs at about 5 am)
  • Maybe constipation
  • Edema of face and limbs
  • Dysuria
  • Urinary frequency and urgency
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Urinary dribbling
  • Forceless urination with a thin stream
  • Nocturia
  • Clear or turbid white urination
  • Maybe a cool scrotum
  • Maybe impotence or decreased sexual desire
  • Fatigue
  • T: Pale, moist and swollen
  • C: Thin and white or White and greasy
  • P: Deep, thready, weak and maybe slow
For more severe Cold: For more severe Blood Stagnation:
+ 9g Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui + 15g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 9g Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi
+ 9g Sm. Vaccariae Wang Bu Liu Xing
For Central Qi Sinking: For a severely enlarged, soft prostate:
+ 4.5g Rz. Cimicifugae Sheng Ma + 12g Sargassum Hai Zao
For a severely enlarged, hard prostate: + 12g Thallus Eckloniae Kun Bu
+ 12g Rz. Curcumae E Zhu + 12g Concha Ostreae Mu Li
+ 3g Hirudo Shui Zhi For accompanying Damp-Heat:
    + 9g Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
    + 9g Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai