English: Clear Heat and Dry Dampness Decoction
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Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua 20g Clears Heat, resolves Fire toxicity and clears Damp-Heat from the Lower Jiao.
With Gan Cao, for toxic swellings and sores.
With Gan Cao and Xuan Shen, for sloughing ulcers from Heat toxicity.
With Xuan Shen, Dang Gui and Gan Cao, for suppurative inflammation of the legs.
Hb. Violae Zi Hua Di Ding 15g Clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity and clears hot sores.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 15g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, reduces swelling, expels pus, generates flesh and alleviates pain.
With Jin Yin Hua, reduces obstruction and toxicity for swollen, painful sores and necrosis of surrounding tissue.
With Jin Yin Hua, Gan Cao and Xuan Shen, reduces swelling of abscesses and sores and alleviates pain.
Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen 15g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, clears Heat, soothes irritability, cools the Blood and reduces abscesses.
Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin 9g Clears Heat, dries Dampness, drains Fire and detoxifies.
Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen 9g Clears Heat, cools the Blood, nourishes Yin, drains Fire and relieves toxicity.
With Jin Yin Hua and Dang Gui, for gangrene of the fingers and toes.
Rz. Atractylodis Bai Zhu 9g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, dries Dampness and promotes water metabolism.
Rx. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang 9g Invigorates the Blood, eliminates Blood Stasis, promotes the movement of Qi, opens the channels and collaterals to alleviate pain and reduces swelling.
Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo 9g Invigorates the Blood, circulates Qi and stops pain.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 9g Tonifies the Spleen,augments Qi, clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
With Jin Yin Hua, for Damp rashes or acne.
  • Clears Heat
  • Dries Dampness
  • Stops pain
  • Damp-Heat
  • Swelling, distention, aching and pain of the affected fingers and/or toes
  • Benign sores
  • Peripheral obstruction
  • T: Red
  • C: Slimy and yellow
  • P: Wiry, slippery and rapid
For Damp-Heat toxins with severe ulcerations: For upper limb problems predominantly:
+ 12g Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai + 12g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
+ 123g Hb. Taraxaci Pu Gong Ying For lower limb problems predominantly:
+ 12g Rx. Arnebia/ Lithospermi Zi Cao + 12g Rx. Cyathulae Chuan Niu Xi
For severe pain:
With Liver Qi Stagnation: + 6g Olibanum Ru Xiang
+ 12g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu + 6g Myrrh Mo Yao
+ 12g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao