English: Ten-Ingredient Decoction to Overcome Toxicity
Also Known As: Shi Wei Bai Du Tang
Ten-Ingredient Decoction to Overcome Pathogens
Bupleurum and Schizonepeta Combination
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu 3-6g Resolves Shao Yang disorders,reduces fever, disperses Wind-Heat and resolves Phlegm and congestion.
Rx. Angelicae Pubescentis Du Huo 3-6g Disperses Wind-Cold-Dampness, releases the exterior and alleviates pain.
With Fang Feng, for numbness in the legs.
Pericarpium Pruni Pseudocerasus Ye Ying Pi 3-6g Relieves toxicity, stops coughing, expels pus and relieves fevers.
Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng 3-6g Releases the exterior, expels External Wind, expels Wind-Dampness, alleviates pain, expels Internal Wind and stops spasms.
With Jing Jie, for Wind-Cold or Exterior patterns in any season.
Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng 3-6g Opens the Lungs, spreads Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, benefits the throat, expels pus and directs the effects of other herbs to the upper body.
With Gan Cao, disseminates Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, resolves toxicity, and expels pus for productive cough with hoarseness, pain and swelling of the throat due to Wind-Heat and Lung abscess with expectoration of pus and pain in the chest and flanks.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 3-6g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
With Fang Feng and Jie Geng, for headache due Wind-Cold Invasion.
Poria Fu Ling 4-8g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, strengthens the Spleen and transforms Phlegm.
Rx. Schizonepetae Jing Jie 1-2g Releases the exterior, expels Wind, dispels Wind and relieves muscle spasms.
With Jie Geng and Gan Cai, for acute cough associated with external disorders.
With Fang Feng, for pruritic itching, Exterior Excess and Initial-stage boils.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 1-2g Moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm, stops cough, moderates spasms, alleviates pain, clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang 1-2g Dispels Wind-Dampness seeping into the Lower Jiao, warms the Lungs, transforms thin mucus and warms the channels.
(Rz. Zingiberis Recens) (Sheng Jiang) (1-3g) (Used instead of Gan Jiang in some sources.)
  • Dispels Wind
  • Transforms Dampness
  • Regulates the Liver
  • Clears Heat
  • Resolves toxicity
  • Heat toxin flushing through the Exterior of the body
  • Initial-stage of painful and hot, toxic sores
  • Acute, pus-filled sores
  • Wind-Dampness
  • Hot toxic sores
  • Pimples
  • Contraindicated for those whose toxic sores have already suppurated.
For a stronger ability to clear Heat and resolve toxicity: For sores that are especially hot:
+ Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao + Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao
For Damp skin disorders with Excess pus:
+ Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian
+ Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren + Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
For severe itching:
+ Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
+ Fr. Tribuli Bai Ji Li
For a stronger pus expelling action:
For sties:
+ Sp. Gleditsiae Zao Jiao Zi
+ Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao
For hives:
+ Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua
+ Cimicifuga and Kudzu Decoction
Sheng Ma Ge Gen Tang
+ Hb. Taraxaci Pu Gong Ying
For ear infections:
For more Heat and toxins:
+ Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
+ Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao + Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao
+ Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua + Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao
For thirst:
+ Fol. Ilicis Latifoliae Ku Ding Cha
+ Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao + Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen
For constipation:
For more itching:
+ Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang + Hb. Ludwegiae Shui Ding Xiang
+ Hb. Solani Huang Shui Qie
+ Major Order the Qi Decoction
Da Cheng Qi Tang
For ulcerations accompanied by swelling and pus:
+ Eliminate Wind Powder
Xiao Feng San
+ Drain the Interior and Detoxify Decoction
Tuo Li Xiao Du Yin
For hypertrophic rhinitis:
+ Flos Magnoliae Xin Yi
+ Five Ingredient Decoction to Eliminate Toxins
Wu Wei Xiao Du Yin
+ Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen
For urticaria:
+ Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao
+ Magnolia Flower Powder
Xin Yi San
+ Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren    
+ Hb. Artemisiae Scopariae Yin Chen    
+ Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi