HERB FORMULAS

English: Sweet Wormwood and Soft-Shelled Turtle Shell Decoction
Also Known As: Artemisia Annua and Soft-Shelled Turtle Shell Decoction
Decoction of Sweet Wormwood and Tortoise Shell
Decoction of Artemisia Annua and Carapax Trionycis
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Carapax Trionycis Bie Jia 15-30g Nourishes the Yin and anchors the Yang.
With Sheng Di Huang, Mu Dan Pi, Qing Hao and Zhi Mu, for injured Yin in the aftermath of a febrile disease with fever and night sweats followed by a sense of cooling in the morning.
Hb. Artemisiae Annuae Qing Hao 6-10g Clears Deficiency fevers.
With Bie Jia, for the final stages of a warm febrile disease when the Yin Fluids have already been damaged and the pathogen still lurks deep within the Yin level with night fever with chills in the morning, the fever recedes without sweating, emaciation, rapid pulse and a red tongue with little coating.
With Bie Jia and Sheng Di Huang, for fever due to Heat in the Yin regions of the body.
With Bie Jia, Sheng Di Huang and Mu Dan Pi, for Heat in the Ying Level with constant feverish sensations.
Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang 12-20g Clears Heat, cools the Blood, nourishes Yin, generates fluids and increases saliva.
With Mu Dan Pi, for residual warm pathogen which has injured the Yin and Kidney Yin Deficiency with steaming bones.
Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu 6-10g Clears Heat transforms Phlegm, dissipates nodules and stops cough.
Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi 9-10g Clears Heat, cools (and harmonizes) the Blood and clears Deficiency Fire.
With Qing Hao and Bie Jia, for steaming bone disorder.
With Sheng Di Huang and Zhi Mu, for Menopause with Yin Deficiency and Heat.
  • Nourishes the Yin
  • Vents Interior Deficiency Heat
  • Heat lurking in the Yin aspects of the body (usually due to later stages of a Warm-Heat pathogen)
  • Night fever with morning coolness
  • No sweating
  • Emaciation
  • No loss of appetite
  • Tidal fever in the afternoon
  • T: Red
  • C:Little
  • P: Thready and rapid
CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Contraindicated during the early stages of Warm Heat febrile diseases.
  • Contraindicated for those with spasms and convulsions (Yin deficiency with Liver Wind Rising).
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
For Lung consumption: For pronounced cough and wheezing:
+ Rx. Glehniae/ Adenophorae Sha Shen + Cx. Mori Sang Bai Pi
+ Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian + Rx. Asteris Zi Wan
For summertime night fever and morning coolness (Yin Deficient Heat) in children:
For blazing Fire from Deficiency:
+ Rx. Cynanchi Atrati Bai Wei + Rx. Cynanchi Atrati Bai Wei
+ Caulis Nelumbinis He Geng + Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
For five sole Heat, yellow urine, and a red tongue with a yellow coat:
For fever of unknown origin due to Yin Deficiency:
+ Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen + Rx. Cynanchi Atrati Bai Wei
For unremitting low-grade fever associated with renal tuberculosis or chronic pyelonephritis:
+ Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
+ Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
+ Hb. Dendrobii
For afternoon fever and Cold from Deficiency:
For steaming bone sensations caused by pulmonary tuberculosis:
- Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang + Rx. Glehniae Bei Sha Shen
+ Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen + Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian
For pneumonia with measles and toxic Heat:
For severe Yin Deficiency:
+ Rx. Stellariae Yin Chai Hu + Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong
+ Rx. Cynanchi Atrati Bai Wei + Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
For excessive Heat:
+ Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
+ Rx. Stellariae Yin Chai Hu
For fever in cancer:
+ Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian + 10g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu
+ Rx. Cynanchi Atrati Bai Wei + 10g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
For fever in cancer with Five-Sole-Heat:
+ 3g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 10g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu + 30g Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao
+ 10g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ 3g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
For fever in cancer with anorexia:
+ 30g Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao + 10g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu
+ 10g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ 10g Rx. Pseudostellariae Tai Zi Shen + 3g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 30g Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao
+ 10g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
+ 15g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen + 10g Fr. Citri Sarcodactylis Fo Shou
For fever in cancer with night sweats:
+ 10g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu + 10g Fr. Akebiae Ba Yue Jia
+ 10g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + 6g Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi
+ 3g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 30g Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao + 10g Fr. Setariae Germinatus Gu Ya
+ 30g Fr. Tritici Levis Fu Xiao Mai + 10g Fr. Hordei Germinatus Mai Ya
+ 30g Concha Ostreae Mu Li
For fever in cancer with severe pain:
+ 6g Endothelium Corneum Gigeriae Galli Ji Ne Jin
+ 10g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu
+ 10g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
For fever in cancer with night sweats:
+ 3g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 10g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu
+ 30g Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao + 10g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ 3g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 10g Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo + 30g Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao
+ 10g Rx. Linderae Wu Yao
+ 10g Rx. Cynanchi Paniculatae Xu Chang Qing
For fever in cancer with night sweats with hard-to-expectorate, scanty Phlegm:
For fever in cancer with constipation:
+ 10g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu
+ 10g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu + 10g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ 10g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + 3g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 3g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 30g Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao
+ 30g Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao
+ 10g Bul. Fritillariae Cirrhosae Chuan Bei Mu
+ 30g Fr. Trichosanthis Gua Lou
+ 10g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren + 10g Flos Farfarae Kuan Dong Hua
+ 10g Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang + 10g Rz. Polygoni Odorati Yu Zhu
For fever in Lung cancer:
+ 15g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen + 10g Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong
+ 15g Bul. Lilii Ba He + 5g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ 30g Rz. Paridis Chong Lou + 10g Fol Eriobotryae Pi Pa Ye
+ 30g Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao
For fever in Lung cancer with hemoptysis:
+ 15g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
For fever in Lung cancer with pain and oppression in the chest:
+ 15g Bul. Lilii Ba He
+ 30g Rz. Paridis Chong Lou
+ 15g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen + 30g Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao
+ 15g Bul. Lilii Ba He
+ 30g Rz. Paridis Chong Lou + 30g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
+ 30g Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao + 30g Hb. Agrimoniae Xian He Cao
For fever in Lung cancer with night sweats:
+ 15g Fr. Trichosanthis Gua Lou + 15g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
+ 15g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin + 15g Bul. Lilii Ba He
For fever in Lung cancer with constipation:
+ 30g Rz. Paridis Chong Lou
+ 15g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen + 30g Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao
+ 15g Bul. Lilii Ba He
+ 30g Rz. Paridis Chong Lou + 30g Fr. Tritici Levis Fu Xiao Mai
+ 30g Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao + 30g Concha Ostreae Mu Li
For fever in Lung cancer with anorexia:
+ 30g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren + 15g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
For high fever in Lung cancer:
+ 15g Bul. Lilii Ba He
+ 15g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen + 30g Rz. Paridis Chong Lou
+ 15g Bul. Lilii Ba He + 30g Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao
+ 30g Rz. Paridis Chong Lou
+ 30g Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao + 10g Dry-fried Fr. Crataegi Chao Shan Zha
+ 30g Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao + 15g Dry-fried Fr. Hordei Germinatus Chao Mai Ya
+ 15g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
For post-surgical fever:
For the common cold:
+ 10g Rx. Stellariae Yin Chai Hu - Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 10g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + 10-12g Fol. Mori Sang Ye
+ 5g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 10-12g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
For the common cold with Qi Deficiency:
- Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
For the common cold with a cough:
+ 10-12g Fol. Mori Sang Ye - Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 10-12g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen + 10-12g Fol. Mori Sang Ye
+ 10-12g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
+ Rx. Pseudostellariae Tai Zi Shen
For the common cold with severe Yin Deficiency:
+ Bul Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu
- Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + Hb. Menthae Bo He
+ 10-12g Fol. Mori Sang Ye
For the common cold with bloody sputum:
+ 10-12g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen - Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ Charred Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Tan
+ Rx. Cynanchi Atrati Bai Wei
+ Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong + Nodus Nelumbinis Rhizomatis Ou Jie
For vertigo:
+ 12g Rz. Gastrodiae Tian Ma
For osteoarthritis with Heat and Yin Deficiency which is worse at night:
+ 30g Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen
+ 12g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen - Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ 15g Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng
For osteoarthritis with Heat and Yin Deficiency which is worse at night with alternating chills and fever:
+ 15g Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren
+ 12g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
+ 12g Rx. Gentianae Macrophyllae Qin Jiao
- Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ 15g Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng
+ 15g Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren + 12g Rx. Stephaniae Tetrandrae Han Fang Ji
+ 12g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
+ 12g Rx. Gentianae Macrophyllae Qin Jiao + 9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
+ 12g Rx. Stephaniae Tetrandrae Han Fang Ji + 9g Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao
+ 9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui + 9g Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu
+ 9g Zaocys Wu Shao She
+ 9g Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao
For osteoarthritis with Heat and Yin Deficiency which is worse at night with Heat damaging Yin Fluids:
+ 9g Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu
+ 9g Zaocys Wu Shao She - Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ 9g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu + 15g Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng
+ 9g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin + 15g Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren
For osteoarthritis with Heat and Yin Deficiency which is worse at night with pain in the upper limbs:
+ 12g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
+ 12g Rx. Gentianae Macrophyllae Qin Jiao
- Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu + 12g Rx. Stephaniae Tetrandrae Han Fang Ji
+ 15g Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng
+ 15g Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren + 9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
+ 12g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
+ 12g Rx. Gentianae Macrophyllae Qin Jiao + 9g Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao
+ 12g Rx. Stephaniae Tetrandrae Han Fang Ji + 9g Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu
+ 9g Zaocys Wu Shao She
+ 9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui + 9g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
+ 9g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
+ 9g Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao
For osteoarthritis with Heat and Yin Deficiency which is worse at night with pain in the lower limbs:
+ 9g Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu
+ 9g Zaocys Wu Shao She - Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ 9g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi + 15g Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng
For osteoarthritis with Heat and Yin Deficiency which is worse at night with shoulder pain:
+ 15g Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren
+ 12g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
- Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu + 12g Rx. Gentianae Macrophyllae Qin Jiao
+ 15g Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng
+ 15g Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren + 12g Rx. Stephaniae Tetrandrae Han Fang Ji
+ 12g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
+ 12g Rx. Gentianae Macrophyllae Qin Jiao + 9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
+ 12g Rx. Stephaniae Tetrandrae Han Fang Ji + 9g Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao
+ 9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui + 9g Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu
+ 9g Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao + 9g Zaocys Wu Shao She
+ 9g Fr. Chaenomelis Mu Gua
+ 9g Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu
For enduring osteoarthritis with Heat and Yin Deficiency which is worse at night with Qi and Blood Deficiency:
+ 9g Zaocys Wu Shao She
+ 9g Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang - Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ 15g Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng
For enduring osteoarthritis with Heat and Yin Deficiency which is worse at night with Liver and Kidney Deficiency:
+ 15g Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren
+ 12g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
- Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu + 12g Rx. Gentianae Macrophyllae Qin Jiao
+ 15g Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng
+ 15g Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren + 12g Rx. Stephaniae Tetrandrae Han Fang Ji
+ 12g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
+ 12g Rx. Gentianae Macrophyllae Qin Jiao + 9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
+ 12g Rx. Stephaniae Tetrandrae Han Fang Ji + 9g Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao
+ 9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui + 9g Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu
+ 9g Zaocys Wu Shao She
+ 9g Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao + 15g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ 9g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
+ 9g Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu    
+ 9g Zaocys Wu Shao She    
+ 9g Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong    
+ 9g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentate Niu Xi