English: Astringe the Source Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Polygalae Preparata Zhi Yuan Zhi 1.8g Calms the Spirit, sedates the Heart and clears the channel joining the Heart and Kidney.
With Zhi Suan Zao Ren, balances the contrasting, introverted and dispersing, extroverted manifestations of Spirit to ensure the proper balance of openness and sobriety.
With Zhi Gan Cao. reduces the irritating effect of Yuan Zhi, to prevent nausea and vomiting
Rx. Dioscoreae Preparata Zhi Shan Yao 6g Tonifies Kidney Yin, astringes Jing,tonifies the Spleen, nourishes Stomach Yin and stops diarrhea.
With Ren Shen and Zhi Bai Zhu, for decreased appetite and lack of energy due to Spleen Deficiency.
Sm. Euryales Preparata Zhi Qian Shi 6g Strengthens the Spleen, stops diarrhea, stabilizes the Kidneys, astringes Jing, expels Dampness and stops discharge.
With Jin Ying Zi, for vaginal discharge.
With Jin Ying Zi and Zhi Shan Yao, for profuse, clear vaginal discharge due to Spleen and Kidney Deficiency.
Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Preparata Zhi Suan Zao Ren 6g Astringes sweat, generates fluids, nourishes Heart Yin, tonifies Liver Blood and calms the Spirit.
With Fu Ling and Zhi Bai Zhu, for Spleen Deficiency with loose watery stools.
With Fu Ling, for cloudy urine.
Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Preparata Zhi Bai Zhu 4.5g Tonifies the Spleen,augments Qi, dries Dampness and promotes water metabolism.
With Fu Ling and Zhi Gan Cao, for Spleen and Stomach Qi Deficiency.
Poria Fu Ling 4.5g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, strengthens the Spleen, quiets the Heart, calms the Spirit and soothes the nerves.
With Zhi Bai Zhu, strengthens the Spleen and resolves Dampness.
With Ren Shen and Zhi Bai Zhu, for a weak, deficient Spleen with fatigue, anorexia and loose stools.
with Zhi Suan Zao Ren, Zhi Yuan Zhi and Wu Wei Zi, for palpitations and insomnia.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao 3g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
With Ren Shen, relieves palpitations and anxiety.
Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen 3-6g Powerfully tonifies Yuan Qi, tonifies Spleen and Stomach Qi, tonifies Heart Qi and calms the Spirit.
With Zhi Bai Zhu, tonifies the transformation and transportation functions of the Spleen.
With Zhi Bai Zhu, Fu Ling and Zhi Gan Cao, for Spleen and Stomach Qi Deficiency with Dampness with anorexia, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal distention and fatigue.
Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi 9g Tonifies the Kidneys, astringes Jing, tonifies Qi, stops diarrhea and spermatorrhea, quiets the Spirit and calms and contains Heart Qi.
Fr. Rosae Laevigatae (remove seeds) Jin Ying Zi 6g Stabilizes the Kidneys, astringes urine, retains Jing, astringes the Intestines and stops diarrhea.
With Zhi Qian Shi, for spermatorrhea, urinary frequency, or vaginal discharge due to Kidney Deficiency.
  • Tonifies Spleen Qi
  • Removes Dampness
  • Astringes discharge
  • Calms the Shen
  • Spleen Qi Deficiency with Dampness
  • The discharge is copious and persistent
  • Less repulsive or no odor
  • The color is white or pale yellow
  • The texture is viscid
  • Lustrous white or sallow complexion
  • Cold limbs
  • Weak limbs
  • Fatigue
  • Somnolence
  • Lassitude
  • Dizziness
  • Anorexi
  • Abdominal distention
  • Loose stools
  • Edema in the feet
  • Clear, abundant urination
  • T: Pale
  • C: White or Greasy white
  • P: Even and Feeble