English: Harmonize the Six Decoction
Also Known As: Cardamon Combination
Decoction of Six Harmonies
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen 3-30g Tonifies Spleen Stomach and Lung Qi.
With Bai Zhu, tonifies the transformation and transportation functions of the Spleen.
With Bai Zhu and Fu Ling, for Spleen and Stomach Qi Deficiency.
Fr. Amomi Sha Ren 3-30g Aromatically transforms Dampness, stops vomiting, moves Qi, strengthens the Stomach, warms the Spleen and stops diarrhea.
With Bai Zhu and Ren Shen, for abdominal pain and diarrhea due to Dampness Obstructing the Spleen and Stomach or Spleen and Stomach Deficiencies.
With Zhi Ban Xia, for morning sickness.
With Hou Po, for constrained Dampness with Qi Stagnation leading to distention and fullness in the epigastrium and abdomen.
Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia 3-30g Dries Dampness, transforms Phlegm, descends Rebellious Qi, harmonizes the Stomach and stops vomiting.
With Hou Po, for Phlegm-induced cough, vomiting, and epigastric and abdominal distention and Phlegm-Dampness with Qi Stagnation to open Phlegm and Qi Obstruction with a sensation of fullness in the chest with coughing and wheezing, nausea, vomiting and a sensation of distention in the hypochondrium.
With Ren Shen, for vomiting due to Stomach Deficiency.
With Huo Xiang, for nausea with lethargy, anorexia, poor concentration and a swollen, pale tongue with a greasy, white coat due to turbid Dampness in the Spleen and Stomach, vomiting during the summer and fever, vomiting, lethargy and diarrhea associated with Summerheat.
Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren 3-30g Stops cough and wheezing, moistens the Intestines and unblocks bowels.
With Hou Po, strongly descends Qi, disperses Phlegm-Dampness and calms wheezing to treat cough and wheezing from Phlegm-Dampness leading to Lung Qi Stagnation and Upper and Middle Jiao Dampness with a stifling sensation in the chest and epigastric and abdominal distention with a feeling of fullness.
Rz. Atractylodes Macrocephalae Bai Zhu 6-60g Tonifies the Spleen, tonifies Qi, dries Dampness and stabilizes the exterior.
with Xiang Ru, for general edema from Wind invading the Lungs in a patient with constitutional Spleen Deficiency and Summerheat affects the Spleen and Stomach with nausea and anorexia.
Hb. Agastaches/ Pogostemonis Huo Xiang 6-60g Aromatically transforms Dampness, harmonizes the Middle Jiao, stops vomiting, releases the exterior. and transforms turbidity.
With Sha Ren, for morning sickness.
Sm. Lablab Album Bai Bian Dou 6-60g Clears Summer Heat, resolves Dampness and strengthens the Spleen.
Poria Rubra Chi Fu Ling 6-60g Clears Dampness and Heat.
Fr. Chaenomelis Mu Gua 4.5-60g Harmonizes the Stomach, transforms Dampness and reduces Food Stagnation.
With Huo Xiang and Sha Ren, for sudden turmoil disorder due to Summer Heat with spasms of the calf muscles.
With Huo Xiang and Sha Ren, for sudden turmoil disorder due to Summer Heat with spasms of the calf muscles.
Ginger-fried Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Jiang Chao Hou Po 2.4-120g Transforms Dampness, promotes the movement of Qi, warms and invigorates the Spleen, resolves Food Stagnation, warms and transforms Phlegm and descends Rebellious Qi.
With Ren Shen, for distention and fullness due to Deficiency Cold.
Hb. Moslae Xiang Ru 2.4-120g Induces sweating, releases the exterior, expels Summeheat, transforms Dampness and harmonizes the Spleen and Stomach.
With Huo Xiang, for Damp Summerheat with fever and chills, a feeling of constriction in the chest, vomiting and abdominal pain.
With Bai Zhu, for sudden turmoil disorder due to Spleen Dampness with Exterior Cold due to excessive intake of Cold or raw food and drinks, edema and dysuria due to accumulation of Cold-Damp and Summerheat affects the Spleen with nausea and anorexia.
With Hou Po and Sheng Jiang, for nausea and vomiting.
With Bai Bian Dou, for sudden turmoil disorder due to externally contracted Cold in the summertime.
With Bai Bian Dou and Hou Po, for Exterior Cold and interior dampness presenting with fever, anhidrosis, headache, thirst, vomiting and diar-rhea (frequently found in Summerheat-stroke).
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao 1.5-30g Tonifies the Spleen, tonifies Qi and moderates and harmonizes the properties of other herbs.
Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang 1.5g Releases the exterior, induces perspiration, disperses Cold, warms the Middle, stops vomiting and adjusts the Ying and Wei - normalizes the flow of Qi at the Center.
With Da Zao, alleviates epigastric pain, nausea, and vomiting by strengthening the Spleen, protects the Stomach Qi, reduces irritation of the gastrointestinal. tract by other herbs, adjusts the Ying and Wei and prevents tonics from generating Dampness in the Middle Jiao.
With Zhi Ban Xia, for vomiting due to many causes including Stomach Cold.
Fr. Jujube Da Zao 1.5g Tonifies the Spleen and Stomach, augments Qi and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
  • Strengthens the Spleen
  • Transforms Dampness
  • Causes the pure to ascend and the turbid to descend
  • Harmonizes the functions of the six Yang organs
  • Disperses Summerheat
  • Summertime conditions due to improper diet, causing Dampness, injuring the Spleen and Stomach and disrupting the harmonious functioning of the Yang organs
  • Sudden turmoil disorder
  • Vomiting
  • Chest distention
  • Diarrhea
  • Thirst
  • Chills and fever
  • Anhidrosis
  • Headache
  • Wheezing from Phlegm
  • Cough
  • Lack of strength in the extremities
  • No desire for food or drink
  • Dark, scanty urine
  • Fullness and distention in the diaphragm
  • Fatigue
  • T: Normal
  • C: Slippery and white
  • Contraindicated for those with sudden turmoil disorder due to Damp-Heat.
  • Contraindicated for those with Yin or Body fluid Deficiencies.
For more severe Exterior cold with a headache: For coughing with Phlegm that is not easy to expectorate:
+ Rz. et Rx. Notopterygii Qiang Huo + Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi + Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu
For borborygmus and severe diarrhea:
+ Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke
+ Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu + Bul. Fritillariae Cirrhosae Chuan Bei Mu
+ Fr. Chebulae Mu Gua
For Exterior cold:
For severe Summer-Dampness:
+ Fol. Perillae Zi Su Ye
+ More Hb. Moslae Xiang Ru + Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu
+ More Hb. Agastaches/Pogostemonis Huo Xiang
For severe Damp-Heat Accumulation:
For excessive alcohol intake:
+ Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren
+ Flos Puerariae Ge Hua + Talcum Hua Shi
+ Massa Medicata Fermentata Shen Qu + Hb. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi
    + Rz. Coptidis Huang Lain