English: Dredge and Clear the Liver Decoction
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Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Bupoleuri Chai Hu 9g Spreads Liver Qi and relieves Stagnation.
With Zhi Ke, for a stifling sensation in the chest, abdominal pain, poor appetite and irregular bowel movements.
Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke 9g Promotes the movement of Qi and reduces distention and pressure.
Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu 9g Strongly dries Dampness, tonifies the Spleen and clears Dampness from the Lower Jiao.
Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai 10g Drains Damp-Heat especially from the Lower Jiao.
With Cang Zhu, eliminates Dampness and clears Heat for Lower Jiao Damp-Heat with pain, swelling, and weakness in the lower limbs.
With Cang Zhu and Niu Xi, for Damp-Heat leg Qi.
With Zhi Mu, for Lower Jiao Damp-Heat.
With Dang Gui and Niu Xi, for a sore and weak low back and legs.
Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu 10g Clears Heat and drains Fire, nourishes Yin and ameliorates the drying properties of diuretics.
With Huang Bai, clears Heat and drains Fire for Yin Deficiency Fire.
Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen 12g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, clears Heat and soothes irritability.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 12g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood.
Fr. Liquidamberis Lu Lu Tong 12g Promotes the movement of Qi, invigorates the Blood, opens the Middle Jiao, unblocks the channels and promotes water metabolism.
Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi 15g Clears Damp-Heat in the Lower Jiao,invigorates the Blood, expels Blood Stasis and nourishes Liver and Kidney Yin.
Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen 15g Clears Heat, promotes urination, cools the Blood and stops bleeding.
Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren 20g Strengthens the Spleen,resolves Dampness and clears Damp-Heat.
With Cang Zhu, Huang Bai and Niu Xi, for Damp-Heat pouring downward leading to atrophy and weakness of the lower extremities.
Rx. Gentianae Long Dan Cao 18g Drains Damp-Heat from the Liver and Gallbladder channels.
  • Spread Liver Qi
  • Clear Dampness
  • Purge Heat from Liver and Gallbladder
  • Invigorates the Blood
  • Damp-Heat in the Liver Channel
  • Impotence
  • Vexation
  • Irascibility
  • Easily angered
  • Pain and fullness in the chest, ribs and flanks
  • Maybe pain in the right hypochondrium
  • Bitter taste in mouth
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting sour and bitter fluids
  • Anorexia
  • Maybe alternating chills and fever
  • Concentrated, dark urine
  • Loose stools
  • Abdominal distention and fullness
  • Lack of strength
  • Excessive dreams
  • Dizziness
  • Tinnitus
  • Numb extremities
  • Edema
  • T: Slightly swollen with teethmarks
  • C: Yellow and greasy or sticky
  • P: Wiry and rapid or Slippery and rapid