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Pin Yin
Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang 5-30g Clears Heat, cools the Blood, Nourishes Yin, generates fluids and cools Heart Fire.
Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu 6-12g Clears Heat, drains Fire, nourishes Yin and moistens Dryness.
With Huang Bai, clears Heat and Drains Fire for Yin Deficiency Fire.
Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi 3-12g Clears Heat, reduces Fire and eliminates irritability.
Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai 3-12g Drains Kidney Fire.
With Zhi Zi,resolves constraint and directs Qi downward for clearing Heat and Fire from the Liver channel.
Caulis Akebiae Mu Tong 3-10g Drains Heart Heat through the Small Intestine.
With Deng Xin Cao, for difficult, scanty and burning urination associated with Heart channel Heat shifting to the Large Intestine or Heat clumping in the Bladder or Damp-Heat lodging in the Lower Jiao.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 1.5-14g Clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao 1.5-4.5g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, unblocks painful urinary dysfunction, clears Heat from the Heart channel by directing Fire downward and calms the Spirit.
Poria Fu Ling 9-18g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, quiets the Heart, calms the Spirit and soothes the nerves.
Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong 6-15g Clears the Heart, eliminates irritability and nourishes Yin.
Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao 9-30g Tonifies Kidney Yin and astringes Jing.
Calcitum Han Su Shi 9-30g Clears Heat, promotes urination, reduces edema and directs Fire downward.
Cinnabaris Zhu Sha 0.1-2.7g Sedates the Heart and calms the Spirit.
  • Clears Heat
  • Drains Fire
  • Nourishes Yin
  • Cools Heart Fire
  • Promotes urination
  • Quiets the Heart
  • Calms the Spirit
  • Heart Fire
  • Insomnia
  • Difficulty falling asleep
  • Dream disturbed sleep
  • Ulceration, erosion, and pain of mouth and tongue
  • Thirst with a desire for cold drinks
  • Restlessness
  • Irritability
  • Irascibility
  • Feeling of Heat and disturbance in the Heart
  • Flushed face
  • Bitter taste in the mouth
  • Scanty, dark urine
  • Maybe painful urination
  • Maybe hematuria
  • T: Red tip, ulcers especially on tip
  • C: Normal
  • P: Excess and rapid
  • Cinnabaris Zhu Sha is toxic and should only be taken in low doses for a short time. (It is not used any longer.)