|English:||Cool the Blood and Overcome Pathogens Decoction|
|Also Known As:||Lonicera and Gypsum Combination|
|Fr. Forsythiae||Lian Qiao||6-30g||Clears Heat, especially in the Upper Jiao, relieves toxicity and clears Blood Heat.
With Jin Yin Hua, for initial stage Wind-Heat.
With Zhi Zi, for Heat entering the Pericardium.
With Sheng Di Huang, Xuan Shen and Shi Gao, for Heart Fire.
|Fr. Gardeniae||Zhi Zi||3-12g||Clears Heat, reduces Fire, eliminates irritability, drains Damp-Heat, cools the Blood and relieves toxicity.
With Mu Dan Pi, resolves Qi Level Stagnation leading to Heat and Heat in the Blood.
With Hua Shi, for painful urinary dysfunction due to Damp-Heat in the Urinary Bladder.
With Bai Mao Gen, for epistaxis, hematemesis, or hematuria.
With Huang Lian, Huang Qin and Lian Qiao, for boils and carbuncles.
|Rx. Scutellariae||Huang Qin||3-18g||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.
With Zhi Mu, for acute and chronic Lung Heat cough.
With Huang Lian and Zhi Zi, for acute febrile disease.
With Bai Mao Gen and Sheng Di Huang, for Excess Internal Heat causing reckless Blood.
With Zhi Zi, powerfully clears and drains lurking Heat from the Lungs with fever, fullness in the chest, cough with yellow sputum and epistaxis or hematemesis, treats Damp-Heat and jaundice and sores due to Heat toxin.
|Rz. Coptidis||Huang Lian||1.5-10g|| Clears Heat, drains Dampness, drains Fire, resolves Fire toxicity, stops bleeding, clears Heart Fire and drains Stomach Fire.
With Huang Qin and Zhi Zi, for high fever, irritability, dry mouth and throat, and dark urine due to Fire Toxin in the three burners.
With Sheng Di Huang, for insomnia and delirium due to unremitting Heat injuring the Ying level.
With Zhi Zi and Shi Gao, for Ying Stage Heat with delirium and loss of consciousness.
With Huang Qin, Jin Yin Hua, Lian Qiao and Zhi Zi, for boils, carbuncles and furuncles.
|Gypsum Fibrosum||Shi Gao||15-60g||Clears Heat in the Qi Stage, drains Fire, relieves irritability, quenches thirst, clears Excess Heat from the Lungs, clears Blazing Stomach Fire and heals eczema, burns and ulcerated sores and wounds.
With Zhi Mu, for high fever from Wind-Heat or Qi Stage Heat or Yang Ming Heat with irritability and extreme thirst.
With Xi Jiao or Shui Niu Jiao, for epidemic Damp-Heat toxin with high fever, loss of consciousness, epistaxis, and rash.
With Sheng Di Huang, for excessive Fire with injured fluids.
With Xuan Shen and Xi Jiao or Shui Niu Jiao, for Heat at the Qi and Blood Stages with skin eruptions and echymosis.
With Sheng Di Huang and Zhi Mu, for Stomach Fire.
With Mu Dan Pi, Sheng Di Huang and Xuan Shen, for Excessive Heat in the Qi and Xue Levels with continuous high fever and maculae.
|Talcum||Hua Shi||9-18g||Promotes urination and drains Heat from the Urinary Bladder, expels Damp-Heat, releases Summeheat and resolves Dampness|
|Hb. Lonicerae||Jin Yin Hua||6-20g||Clears Heat, resolves Fire toxicity, vents and disperses External Wind-Heat and clears Damp-Heat from the Lower Jiao.
With Huang Lian and Huang Qin, for unremitting high fever.
With Huang Qin, for suppurating boils that have not ulcerated, or have ulcerated but are not discharging pus.
With Shi Gao and Zhi Mu, Qi Stage Heat .
with Mu Dan Pi and Sheng Di Huang, for Ying Stage and Xue Stage Heat.
|Rz. Anemarrhenae||Zhi Mu||6-12g||Clears Heat, drains Fire, clears Heat from the Qi Stage, from the Lungs and from the Stomach, nourishes Yin and moistens Dryness.
With Huang Lian, for Blazing Stomach Fire with intense hunger, dry stools, dry, yellow tongue coat and a slippery rapid pulse.
With Xuan Shen and Sheng Di Huang, for ulcers of the oral cavity.
|Flos Carthami||Hong Hua||3-10g||Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, opens the channels and alleviates pain.|
|Cx. Moutan||Mu Dan Pi||6-12g||Clears Heat, cools and harmonizes the Blood, clears Deficiency Fire, invigorates the Blood and dispels Blood Stasis.
With Sheng Di Huang, for Ying and Xue Stage Heat with a high fever, scarlet tongue, thirst, a rash all over the body, epistaxis and hemoptysis.
|Rx. Rehmanniae||Sheng Di Huang||5-30g||Clears Heat, cools the Blood, nourishes Yin, generates fluids, increases saliva and cools Heart Fire.
With Shui Niu Jiao, for rashes due to Blood Heat.
With Xuan Shen and Xi Jiao, for Heat in the Ying Stage.
With Xuan Shen, for Excess or Deficiency Heat patterns and late-stage febrile disease with irritability, thirst and constipation.
With Bai Mao Gen, cools the Blood, draws out toxicity and reduces searing Heat for Ying Stage Heat with fever, thirst, a scarlet tongue and rashes.
|Rx. Scrophulariae||Xuan Shen||7-30g|| Clears Heat, cools the Blood, nourishes Yin, drains Fire and relieves toxicity.
With Mu Dan Pi, for erysipelas and purplish rashes.
With Sheng Di Huang, Xi Jiao and Lian Qiao, for Ying Stage Heat.
With Shi Gao, Xi Jiao and Zhi Mu, for Excess Toxic Heat with maculae and eruptions.
|Rz. Imperatae||Bai Mao Gen||9-30g||Cools the Blood, stops bleeding and clears Heat from the Stomach, Bladder and Lungs.
With Shi Gao, for later stage of a Warm febrile disease with remnants of fever, thirst and dark urine, persistent fever from a Warm pathogen disease and excessive Heat in the summertime with thirst, irritability and darkish urine.
|Cornu Rhinoceri||Xi Jiao||1.5-6g||Clears Heat from the Ying and Xue stages, relieves Fire toxicity, cools the Blood, clears skin blotches and stops bleeding. (This is an endangered species and is no longer used.)
With Xi Jiao, for loss of consciousness and delirium, with epistaxis, hematemesis, or purpura due to Blood Heat .
With Xuan Shen and Huang Lian, for high fever, loss of consciousness, delirium, hematemesis, epistaxis, and purpura associated with warm febrile disease.
With Shi Gao and Xuan Shen, for high fever which worsens at night, dark-red skin blotches, thirst, and a rapid pulse due to Fire in the Qi and Blood levels.
|(Cornu Bubali)||(Shui Niu Jiao)||(20-120g)||(Clears Heat from the Ying and Xue stages, relieves Fire toxicity, cools the Blood. stops bleeding and arrests tremors. Substitutes for Xi Jiao.)
(With Ling Yang Jiao, for high fever, delirium, and convulsions due to warm febrile diseases.)
(With Sheng Di Huang, for loss of consciousness and delirium, with epistaxis, hematemesis, or purpura due to Blood Heat.)
(With Shi Gao and Xuan Shen, for high fever which worsens at night, dark-red skin blotches, thirst, and a rapid pulse due to Fire in the Qi and Blood levels.)
(With Huang Lian and Xuan Shen, for high fever, loss of consciousness, delirium, hematemesis, epistaxis, and purpura associated with warm febrile disease.)
|Cornu Antelopis||Ling Yang Jiao||1-5g||Drains Liver Heat, calms the Liver, extinguishes Wind, controls spasms and convulsions,drains Heat and clears Fire toxicity and clears Damp-Heat.
With Shi Gao, for skin rash and delirium due to high fever.
- Cools the Blood
- Clears Heat
- Relieves Toxicity
- Toxic Fire