English: Moisten the Intestines Decoction
Also Known As: Linum and Rhubarb Combination
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang 2g Drains Heat, purges accumulations, invigorates the Blood and dispels Blood Stasis.
With Huo Ma Ren and Xing Ren, for habitual constipation with Deficiency.
With Dang Gui, for Blood Stasis.
With Sheng Di Huang, for parched, dry stools with damaged Yin.
With Gan Cao, for vomiting immediately after eating.
Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren 2g Nourishes, moistens and lubricates the Intestines and nourishes the Yin.
With Tao Ren and Dang Gui, for habitual constipation.
With Dang Gui and Shu Di Huang, for constipation due to lack of fluids and Blood Deficiency, especially in the elderly and postpartum.
With Da Huang, Hou Po and Zhi Shi, for severe constipation due to general Deficiency.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 3g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, moistens the Intestines and unblocks the bowels.
With Shu Di Huang, for Heat symptoms due to Yin Deficiency and Devastated Blood.
Sm. Persicae Tao Ren 2g Breaks up Blood Stasis, invigorates Blood circulation, moistens the Intestines and unblocks the bowels.
With Da Huang, for severe abdominal infections.
With Xing Ren and Huo Ma Ren, for chronic constipation due to Deficiency and/or Stagnation.
With Xing Ren, for constipation due Lung Qi Stagnation.
Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren 2g Moistens the Intestines and unblocks the bowels.
With Huo Ma Ren and Dang Gui, for constipation due to Deficient Qi and dry Intestines.
Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi 2g Breaks up Stagnant Qi, reduces accumulation, descends Qi, unblocks the bowels and removes Stagnant Food.
With Hou Po, for patients recovering from chronic illness with epigastric fullness and distention.
With Da Huang, for constipation and abdominal swelling due to Food and Qi Stagnation.
With Hou Po and Da Huang, for constipation with abdominal fullness and pain.
Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin 2g Drains Fire and detoxifies.
With Da Huang, for constipation.
Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po 2g Promotes the movement of Qi in the Middle Jiao and resolves Stagnation.
With Zhi Shi, for stagnant Qi failing to move with abdominal distention, wheezing, shortness of breath, nausea and constipation.
With Zhi Shi and Da Huang, for relatively severe accumulation and Stagnation with abdominal distention and pain and constipation.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 1.5g Moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang 3g Nourishes the Blood Nourishes Liver and Kidney Yin.
Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang 3g Clears Heat, cools the Blood, nourishes Yin, generates Fluids and increases saliva.
With Shu Di Huang, for Heat symptoms due to Yin Deficiency and Devastated Blood.
  • Moistens the Blood
  • Increases the secretion of Body Fluids
  • Dispels Blood Stasis
  • Drains Heat
  • Purges accumulations
  • Yin Deficiency
  • Blood Deficiency
  • Body Fluid Deficiency
  • Acute and chronic constipation
  • Coarse skin
  • A sensation of stiffness in the abdomen
  • Flaccidity in the abdominal wall
  • Dry stools
  • P: Wiry, thin and tight
  • This formula is good for the elderly.