English: Sixteen Ingredient Drink for Qi Flow
Also Known As: Smooth Sixteen Combination
Dang Gui Sixteen Herbs Combination
Sixteen Ingredients Regulate Qi Special Formula
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 3g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, disperses Cold, reduces swelling, expels pus, generates flesh and alleviates pain.
With Huang Qi, for ulcerated abscesses with insufficient drainage or which drain a clear thin discharge.
With Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 3g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
With Dang Gui, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis.
With Rou Gui, for irregular menstruation with Cold in the Blood.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 3g Nourishes the Blood, regulates menstruation, astringes Yin, adjusts the Ying and Wei, softens the Liver and relieves pain.
With Gan Cao, regulates the relationship between the Liver and Spleen.
With Dang Gui, nourishes Yin and Blood.
With Huang Qi and Ren Shen, restrains sweating from Deficiency.
Rx. Astragali Huang Qi 2g Tonifies Qi and Blood, promotes the discharge of pus, generates flesh and expels toxins.
With Ren Shen, for Qi Deficiency.
With Dang Gui and Rou Gui, for flat sores that do not pustulate or ulcers that do not heal.
With Ren Shen, Dang Gui, Chuan Xiong, Bai Zhi and Fang Feng, for chronic sores with underlying Deficiency.
Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen 3g Tonifies Qi.
With Zi Su Ye, for External Wind-Cold with underlying Qi Deficiency.
Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui 3g Disperses deep Cold, warms the channels, unblocks the channels and vessels and alleviates pain.
With Huang Qi and Dang Gui, for Yin-type boils due to Qi and Blood Deficiency especially those that form but do not ulcerate.
Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po 2g Promotes the movement of Qi in the Middle Jiao, resolves Stagnation, promotes the movement of Qi downward, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Zhi Ke, for abdominal distention due to Qi and Food Stagnation.
Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng 3g Expels pus and opens and raises Lung Qi, directing the effects of other herbs to the upper body.
With Gan Cao, disseminates Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, resolves toxicity, and expels pus.
Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke 2g Promotes the movement of Qi, reduces distention and pressure and resolves hardenings.
Rx. Linderae Wu Yao 2g Promotes movement of Qi, warms the Kidneys, disperses Cold and alleviates pain.
With Mu Xiang and Zhi Ke, for epigastric and abdominal pain and distention due to Cold Stagnation and Qi Obstruction.
With Dang Gui, disperses Cold and stops pain, for abdominal pain due to External Cold..
Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang 2g Promotes the movement of Qi, strengthens the Spleen, prevents Stagnation and alleviates pain.
Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi 2g Reduces swelling, eliminates toxins and expels pus.
With JIe Geng, for ulcerated boils when pus has not been discharged.
Sm. Arecae Bing Lang 2g Regulates Qi, reduces accumulations, drains downward and unblocks the bowels.
Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng 2g Releases the Exterior and expels External Wind.
Fol. Perillae Zi Su Ye 2g Releases the Exterior, disperses Cold and promotes the movement of Spleen and Stomach Qi.
With Jie Geng and Zhi Ke, eases the diaphragm and Intestines.
With Chuan Xiong and Dang Gui, harmonizes the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 2g Clears Heat and relieves Fire toxicity and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
  • Tonifies Qi
  • Nourishes the Blood
  • Promotes the movement of Qi and Blood
  • Disperses Stagnation
  • Expels pus
  • Dissipates swelling
  • Qi, Blood and Phlegm Stagnation
  • External and Internal Disharmony
  • Noxious swellings
  • Abscesses
  • Flat abscesses
  • Red face
  • Chest pain
  • Ulceration of the tumor
  • Maybe a bloody secretion
  • Foul odor
  • Short urine
  • T: Reddish purple
  • C: Little or Yellow
  • P: Wiry and rapid or Flooding or Tight or Thin
  • The primary External disharmony is usually Heat or Qi and Blood Stagnation.
  • The primary Internal disharmony is usually is Deficiency.
  • Many feel that this formula is best used as a follow-up to more aggressive initial treatment.
For stubborn sores: For anorexia:
+ Poria Fu Ling + Fr. Amomi Sha Ren
+ Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu + Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu
For pain:
+ Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang + Olibanum Ru Xiang
+ Myrrh Mo Yao
For leaking sores that fail to dry:
For swellings that are slow to come to a head and burst:
+ Bul Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu
+ Spina Gleditsiae Zao Jiao Ci
+ Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
For breast abscesses:
For cancerous breast tumors:
+ Sm. Vaccariae Wang Bu Liu Xing
+ Pseudobulbus Cremastrae/Pleiones Shan Ci Gu + Hb. Taraxaci Pu Gong Ying
For swollen lymph nodes:
+ Hb. Scutellariae Barbatae Ban Zhi Lian + Spica Prunellae Xia Ku Cao
+ Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
+ Per. Citri Reticulatae Viride Qing Pi + Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
For enlarged thyroid:
+ Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao + Spica Prunellae Xia Ku Cao
For various swellings, nodules lumps, fibroids and carbuncles:
+ Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
+ Bul Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu
+ Disperse the Swelling and Break the Hardness Decoction
San Zhong Kui Jian Tang
+ Thallus Eckloniae Kun Bu
For fibrocystic growths related to estrogen intake:
For Blood Stagnation:
+ Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin
+ Rx. Arnebiae/ Lithospermi Zi Cao + Rx. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo
For soft accumulations:
+ Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen + Bul Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu
For breast lumps:
+ Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu + Thallus Eckloniae Kun Bu
+ Per. Citri Reticulatae Viride Qing Pi
For skin and lymphatic swelling:
+ Rx. Arnebiae/ Lithospermi Zi Cao
    + Concha Ostreae Mu Li