HERB FORMULAS

English: Two Di Decoction
Also Known As: Decoction of Rehmannia and Lycii Radicis
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang 30g Cools the Blood, clears Heat, nourishes Yin and generates fluids.
With E Jiao, for uterine hemorrhage due to Deficiency Heat.
With Xuan Shen, for Yin Deficiency Fire.
With Bai Shao, for Heat due to Blood Deficiency.
Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi 9g Clears Deficiency Heat and cools the Blood.
Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen 15g Clears Heat, cools the Blood and nourishes Yin.
With Mai Men Dong, clears Deficiency Heat and nourishes Yin.
With Sheng Di Huang, for Yin Deficiency Fire.
Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong 9g Nourishes Yin.
With Xuan Shen, Clears Deficiency Heat and nourishes Yin.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 15g Astringes the Blood and Yin, nourishes the Blood and regulates the menses.
With Sheng Di Huang, for Heat due to Blood Deficiency.
Colla Corii Asini E Jiao 12g Nourishes Blood, nourishes Yin and stops bleeding. With Sheng Di Huang, for uterine hemorrhage due to Deficiency Heat.
  • Nourishes the Blood
  • Nourishes Kidney Yin
  • Clears Deficiency Heat
  • Cools the Blood
  • Stops bleeding
  • Deficiency Heat in the Blood
  • Kidney Yin Deficiency with Empty Fire Rising
  • Early menstrual period (short cycle)
  • Discharge of a small amount of thick, bright red Blood
  • Heavy flow
  • Mid cycle bleeding (spotting)
  • Bloody vaginal discharge
  • Discharge begins with scant light-colored Blood
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Hectic fever
  • Flaccidity of the lower limbs
  • Flushed cheeks
  • Sore throat
  • Tinnitus
  • Heartburn
  • Thirst
  • Five sole Heat
  • Night sweats
  • Lack of skin luster
  • T: Red or Crimson
  • C: Little or None
  • P: Thready and rapid or Deep, small and weak
CONTRAINDICATIONS
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
  • For infertility, take this after menstruation and take Modified Cool the Bones and Nourish the Kidneys Decoction Qing Gu Zi Shen Tang Jia Wei  premenstrually.
For metrorrhagia: For decreased menses:
+ Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi + 15g Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao
+ Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian + 12g Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi
+ Sm. Cuscutae Tu Si Zi + 15g Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu
+ Rx. Dipsaci Xu Duan
For Five Sole Heat:
For prolonged menstruation:
+ 12g Rx. Cynanchi Atrati Bai Wei
+ Two-Solstice Pill
Er Zhi Wan
+ 15g Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban
For infertility:
+ Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui    
+ Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi