Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Sulphur Liu Huang 5g Tonifies Ming Men Fire and strengthens Yang.
Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi 8g Warms Ming Men Fire and assists Heart, Kidney and Spleen Yang.
Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo 10g Tonifies the Kidneys and strengthens Yang.
Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi 10g Expels Dampness, alleviates discharge and treats leukorrhea and diarrhea.
With Gan Cao, for stomachache.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 10g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, clears Heat and relieves Fire toxicity.
Fr. Psoraliae Bu Gu Zhi 10g Tonifies the Kidneys, strengthens Yang, tonifies and warms Spleen Yang and stops diarrhea.
Per. Granati Shi Liu Pi 10g Astringes the Intestines, stops diarrhea, stabilizes Kidneys and retains Jing.        
  • Warms and Reinforces the Spleen and Kidneys
  • Promotes urination
  • Spleen and Kidney Yang Deficiency
  • Chronic, relentless dysenteric diarrhea which is thin, watery and mucoid
  • Diarrhea may contain pus and Blood
  • Diarrhea is worse with exposure to Cold and cold foods
  • Body cold
  • Limbs icy
  • Complexion white and shiny or sallow
  • Aversion to Cold
  • Watery cough
  • Dizziness
  • Anorexia
  • Fatigue
  • Listlessness
  • Depression
  • Low back, knees and abdomen feel cold and painful
  • Mild, persistent abdominal pain worse with Cold and better with warmth and pressure
  • Exhaustion
  • Lower abdomen feels cold and painful
  • Mild tenesmus or
  • A dragging sensation in the lower abdomen which is relieved by the diarrhea
  • Loose stools containing undigested food
  • “Cock-crow” diarrhea (occurs at about 5 am)
  • Edema of face and limbs
  • Heaviness and aching of the limbs and head
  • Palpitations
  • Dysuria
  • Scanty urination
  • Severe:
    Abdominal ascites
    Incontinence of stools
    Rectal prolapse
  • T: Pale, moist and swollen
  • C: Thin and white or White and greasy
  • P: Deep, thready, weak and maybe slow
  • Cook Zhi Fu Zi for 30 minutes before the other herbs. Decoct with the other herbs, strain and cool to body temperature and use 100-200 ml as a retention enema.