English: Clear the Portals Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin 9g Clears Heat, dries Dampness and calms ascending Liver Yang.
With Qiang Huo, for Cold-Dampness at the Exterior with Heat in the Interior.
Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian 9g Clears Heat and drains Dampness.
With Huang Qi, 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.
Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu 6g Resolves Shao Yang disorders, reduces fever, disperses Wind-Heat, spreads Liver Qi and raises Yang Qi (specifically the Clear Qi of the Stomach and Gallbladder).
With Huang Qin, restores the normal functioning of the Liver and Gallbladder.
Rx. et Rz. Notopterygii Qiang Huo 6g Releases the Exterior, disperses Cold, expels Wind-Cold-Dampness and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, for headaches and generalized body aches and pains associated with the common cold or painful obstruction.
Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng 6g Releases the Exterior, expels Wind-Dampness and alleviates pain.
With Qiang Huo, for Wind-Dampness.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 6g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 3g Moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
  • Clears Heat and Dampness
  • Damp-Heat
  • Headache, maybe with ringing in the brain
  • A heavy sensation in the head with distention and a headache which is worse in the afternoon
  • Fever (maybe chills)
  • Strong thirst with a desire to drink.
  • Vomits immediately after drinking
  • Urinary difficulty
  • Edema
  • General sensation of heaviness
  • Diarrhea
  • Irritability
  • Simultaneous vomiting and diarrhea
  • Throbbing sensations below umbilicus
  • Vomits frothy saliva
  • Vertigo
  • Abdominal pain and / or distention
  • Dark urine
  • Anxiety
  • Jaundice
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Chest oppression
  • Urinary retention
  • Lower abdominal fullness
  • Extreme thirst
  • A red face
  • Palpitations
  • Lower abdominal distention
  • Lower abdominal palpitations
  • Dizziness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Anorexia
  • Restlessness
  • Slightly pale skin tone
  • T: Normal
  • C:Thick, yellow and greasy
  • P: Soft and rapid or Slippery and rapid
  • Heavy-headedness