English: Ten-Miracle Decoction
Also Known As: Ten-Immortal Decoction
Ma Huang and Cimicifuga Combination
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Hb. Ephedrae Ma Huang 3-6g Induces sweating, releases the exterior, disseminates and facilitates Lung Qi, calms wheezing, stops coughing, warms and disperses Cold pathogens, promotes urination and reduces edema.
Rz. Cimicifugae Sheng Ma 1.5-9g Releases the exterior, vents measles, clears Heat and relieves toxicity.
With Bai Zhi, for Yang Ming headaches.
Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao 3-9g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, relieves pain, clears Heat, cools the Blood and reduces swelling from sores and abscesses.
With Xiang Fu, for flank pain, abdominal pain, and dysmenorrhea due to Qi and Blood Stagnation.
(Rx. Paeoniae Alba) (Bai Shao) (3-9g) (May substitute for Chi Shao)
Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi 1.5-6g Expels Wind, eliminates Dampness, unblocks the nasal passages, dispels Cold, alleviates pain, reduces swelling, eliminates toxins, expels pus, expels dampness, alleviates discharge and treats leukorrhea and diarrhea.
With Ge Gen, for Wind-Cold trapped at the level of the muscles and interstices.
With Chuan Xiong, for headaches.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 3-6g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
With Xiang Fu, for Qi Stagnation combined with Blood Stasis.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao 1.5-6g Moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm, stops cough, clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi 3-9g Regulates Qi, adjusts the Middle, relieves the diaphragm, descends Qi, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
Fol. Perillae Zi Su Ye 3-9g Releases the exterior, disperses Cold, promotes the movement of Spleen and Stomach Qi. harmonizes the Middle Jiao, relieves intestinal gas, improves Lung function, expands the chest and relieves Cold induced wheezing.
With Xiang Fu, releases the Exterior in a patient with pre-existing Qi Stagnation with chills, fever, headache, anhidrosis, a stuffy chest, belching and flatulence.
With Ma Huang, releases the Exterior in a patient with severe Cold and pre-existing Qi Stagnation.
With Xiang Fu and Chen Pi, for Wind-Cold with Qi Stagnation and chest congestion.
Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu 6-9g Spreads and regulates Liver Qi, regulates menstruation and alleviates pain.
With Zi Su Ye, for nasal congestion, epigastric and abdominal distention and discomfort associated with externally contracted disorders.
Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen 3-18g Discharges Exterior conditions, releases the muscles, especially of the neck and upper back, relieves Heat, generates fluids and vents and discharges measles.
With Sheng Ma, for early stage measles where the rash has not yet appeared.
Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang 2-6g Releases the exterior, induces perspiration, disperses Cold, warms the Lungs, stops cough, warms the Middle, stops vomiting and reduces the toxicity of other herbs.
With Chen Pi, for Cold-Dampness Obstructing the Middle with nausea and hiccup.
With Ma Huang, strongly creates sweating to treat all externally contracted Wind-Cold disorders, especially those in which Wind-Cold has constrained Lung Qi with cough and wheezing and the failure of Lung Qi to descend causing nausea and vomiting.
(Bul. Allii Fistulosi) (Cong Bai) (2-6g) (Included in some versions).
  • Releases pathogens from the Exterior
  • Regulates the Qi
  • Disseminates Lung Qi
  • Relieves cough
  • Smoothes the channels
  • Wind-Cold Attacks the Lungs with Internal Qi Stagnation
  • Epidemic disorders with Internal Qi Stagnation
  • Wind-Cold-Damp Bi
  • Epidemic pox disorders (expresses papules)
  • Headache
  • Stifling sensation in the chest
  • Focal distention in the chest
  • Anhidrosis
  • Fever
  • Severe chills
  • Cough
  • Nasal congestion
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Dyspnea
  • Hypochondriac distention
  • Aversion to Cold
  • A low voice
  • T: Normal
  • C: Thin and white or White and slippery
  • P: Superficial and tight
  • This formula treats unseasonable weather that brings on fast spreading epidemic diseases which affect many people.
For Middle Jiao or chest fullness with Excess Qi: For fever and headache:
+ Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke + Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai
For tidal fevers:
For cough and increased respiration:
+ Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin + Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong + Cx. Mori Sang Bai Pi
For headache:
+ Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
+ Hb. Asari Xi Xin
For incessant nosebleed:
+ Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao + Fr. Mume Wu Mei
+ Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai + Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
For vomiting:
For epigastric fullness and distention:
+ Flos Caryophylli Ding Xiang + Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
+ Fr. Amomi Sha Ren + Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
For abdominal pain:
For anorexia:
+ Wine-fried Rx. Paeoniae Alba Jiu Chao Bai Shao + Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
For constipation:
+ Fr. Amomi Sha Ren
+ Rx et Rz. Rhei Da Huang
+ Natrii Sulfas Mang Xiao + Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
For nausea and vomiting:
+ Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen
+ Hb. Agastaches/ Pogostemonis Huo Xiang + Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang
+ Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
For diarrhea:
For dysentery:
+ Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
+ Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke + Poria Fu Ling
+ Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian
For abdominal pain:
    + Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao