English: Cleanse the Top and Relieve Headache Decoction
Also Known As: Ophiopogon and Asarum Combination
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 2-2.5g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, stops cough and treats dyspnea.
With Chuan Xiong, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 2-2.5g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
With Dang Gui, for Wind-Damp Invasion blocking the Blood vessels causing pain, numbness, and paralysis.
With Xi Xin, for Wind-Cold headaches and Shao Yin Cold headache.
With Du Huo, for Wind-Cold-Damp Bi.
With Xi Xin and Fang Feng, for Wind-Cold Headaches.
Rx. Angelicae Pubescentis Du Huo 2-2.5g Disperses Wind-Cold-Dampness, releases the exterior, alleviates pain and treats Shao Yin Level headache and toothache.
With Fang Feng and Bai Zhi, for Wind-Cold toothache.
With Qiang Huo, for joint pain and numbness.
With Xi Xin and Chuan Xiong, for Shao Yin toothaches and headaches .
With Xi Xin, for Shao Yin headache, with splitting pain that involves the teeth and cheeks due to External Wind-Cold and joint pain due to Wind-Cold-Dampness.
Rx. et Rz. Notopterygii Qiang Huo 2-2.5g Releases the exterior, disperses Cold, Expels Wind-Cold-Dampness, unblocks painful obstruction, alleviates pain and guides Qi to the Tai Yang and Du channels.
With Chuan Xiong, for headache and generalized body aches and pains associated with the common cold or painful obstruction.
With Fang Feng, for pain due to External Wind-Dampness.
With Du Huo, for Wind-Dampness.
With Bai Zhi, for headaches.
With Fang Feng, Bai Zhi and Xi Xin, for Wind-Cold with aversion to Cold, fever, headaches and muscle aches.
With Fang Feng, Bai Zhi and Cang Zhu, for Wind-Cold.
with Cang Zhu, for a heavy-headed sensation.
Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi 2-2.5g Expels Wind, eliminates Dampness, unblocks the nasal passages, dispels Cold, alleviates pain, reduces swelling, eliminates toxins and expels pus.
With Xi Xin, for Wind-Cold induced headaches, sinus headaches, orbital headaches and toothache aggravated by cold air.
With Chuan Xiong, for headaches.
With Chuan Xiong and Ju Hua, for Wind-Heat headache.
With Fang Feng and Qiang Huo, for Wind-Cold with headache and stuffy nose.
with Qiang Huo, for Wind-Cold Dampness causing fever, chills and headaches.
With Chuan Xiong, Ju Hua and Fang Feng, for headache (especially frontal) due to Wind.
Hb. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng 2-2.5g Releases the exterior, expels External Wind and Wind-Dampness and alleviates pain.
With Cang Zhu, for Wind-Cold-Dampness with chills, anhidrosis, headache, heavy head,lethargy, heavy limbs and stifling fullness in the chest and abdomen.
Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu 2g Strongly dries Dampness, tonifies the Spleen, induces sweating and expels Wind-Dampness.
With Chuan Xiong, Bai Zhi and Qiang Huo, for Exterior Wind-Cold-Dampness.
Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong 2-2.5g Moistens the Lungs, nourishes the Yin, stops cough, nourishes Stomach Yin and generates fluids.
Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin 3g Clears Heat, dries Dampness, drains Fire, detoxifies and calms ascending Liver Yang.
Flos Chrysanthemi Ju Hua 1-1.5g Disperses Wind, clears Heat, calms the Liver, clears the eyes, calms Liver Yang, extinguishes Wind and detoxifies.
With Fang Feng, for Wind-Heat irritating the exterior with slight chills, mild fever, headache and itchy eyes.
With Chuan Xiong, for headache due to Wind-Heat or Liver Yang Rising.
Fr. Viticis Man Jing Zi 1-1.5g Disperses Wind, clears Heat, dispels Wind-Heat in the Liver channel, clears and benefits the head and eyes, drains Dampness, expels Wind and relieves pain.
Rx. Asari Xi Xin 0.6-1g Releases Exterior Wind and Cold and disperses and unblocks the Qi of the nasal orifices.
With Chuan Xiong, for Wind-Cold headache, toothache and Bi pain, Shao Yin Cold headache and swelling and pain from sores, boils and trauma.
With Bai Zhi, for Wind-Cold toothache.
With Qiang Huo, Fang Feng and Chuan Xiong, for Wind-Cold.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 0.6-1g Clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang 1-3g Releases the Exterior, induces perspiration, disperses Cold and reduces the toxicity of other herbs.
  • Dispels Wind-Heat
  • Dispels Wind-Cold Dampness
  • Relieves pain
  • Purges Liver Fire
  • Wind-Heat
  • Wind-Damp Bi
  • All types of headache
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Facial pain
  • Pain due to maxillary cancer
  • T: Red, may quiver
  • P: Superficial and may be rapid
For headaches due to the common cold: For migraines:
+ Hb. Schizonepetae Jing Jie + More Flos Chrysanthemi Ju Hua
+ Hb. Menthae Bo He
For pain focused at the eyes:
For hypertension or neurosis:
+ Sm. Cassiae Jue Ming Zi
+ Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Sha + Fr. Tribuli Bai Ji Li
+ Ramulus cum Uncis Uncariae Gou Teng