English: Perilla and Mentha Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Hb. Menthae Bo He 30g Disperses Wind-Heat, cools and clears the head and eyes, benefits the throat, relieves Stagnation of Liver Qi and expels turbid filth.
With Chai Hu, Bai Shao and Dang Gui, for Liver Qi Stagnation with chest and flank distention or pain.
Fol. Perillae Zi Su Ye 30g Promotes the movement of Spleen and Stomach Qi, harmonizes the Middle Jiao and relieves intestinal gas.
Rx. Glehniae Bei Sha Shen 24g Nourishes Lung and Stomach Yin, clears Lung Heat, generates fluids and tonifies Liver and Kidney Yin.
Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao 24g Clears Heat, especially in the Upper Jiao, relieves toxicity, clears Blood Heat and promotes urination.
Rx. Astragali Huang Qi 21g Tonifies Qi and Blood, strengthens the Spleen, raises the Yang Qi of the Spleen and Stomach, tonifies Wei Qi, stabilizes the Exterior and tonifies the Lung, promotes the discharge of pus, generates flesh, expels toxins, promotes urination and reduces edema.
With Dang Gui, for Qi and Blood Deficiency.
Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 30g Tonifies, Invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, moistens the Intestines, unblocks the bowels, reduces swelling, expels pus, stops cough, treats dyspnea and alleviates pain.
With Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood and treats Blood Deficiency Heat.
With Chuan Xiong, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood, disperses Blood Stasis and treats abdominal pain.
Raw Rx. Polygoni Multiflori Sheng He Shou Wu 30g Moistens the Intestines, unblocks the bowels, relieves Fire Toxin and checks malarial disorders.
Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi 30g Expels Wind and Dampness, unblocks the nasal passages, dispels Cold, reduces swelling, eliminates toxins, expels pus and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, for headache.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 15g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
Sm. Cassiae Jue Ming Zi 15g Clears the Liver, anchors Liver Yang, expels Wind-Heat, moistens the Intestines and unblocks the bowels.
With Dang Gui, for constipation due to dry Intestines.
Flos Sophorae Immaturus Huai Hua Mi 30g Cools the Blood, stops bleeding and cools the Liver.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 15g Nourishes the Blood, astringes Yin, adjusts the Ying and Wei, softens the Liver, calms Liver Yang and alleviates pain.
Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu 18g Harmonizes the Exterior and Interior, spreads Liver Qi, relieves Stagnation, raises the Yang Qi of the Stomach and Gallbladder, disperses Wind-Heat and resolves Phlegm and congestion.
With Bai Shao, for Liver Blood Deficiency with Liver Qi Stagnation.
With Bai Shao, Dang Gui and Chuan Xiong, harmonizes the Blood.
With Bo He, for emotional depression, a stifling sensation in the chest and irregular menstruation due to Liver Blood Stagnation and Deficiency.With Huang Qi, raises the Clear Yang due to abnormal descent of Qi.
Hb. Artemisiae Annuae Qing Hao 30g Clears Summerheat or Damp-Heat, clears Deficiency fevers, cools the Blood, clears Liver Heat and stops malarial disorders.
Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang 24g Clears Heat, cools the Blood, nourishes Yin and cools Heart Fire.
With Bai Shao, for Blood Deficiency Heat.
  • Disperses Wind-Heat
  • Clears Heat
  • Relieves toxicity
  • Expels turbid filth
  • Harmonizes the Middle Jiao
  • Invigorates and cools the Blood
  • Clears Summerheat or Damp-Heat
  • Promotes the movement of Qi
  • Tonifies Qi and Blood
  • Strengthens the Spleen
  • Raises the Yang Qi
  • Nourishes Lung and Stomach Yin
  • Moistens the Intestines
  • Unblocks the bowels
  • Gu Syndrome due to Excess Fire
  • Bloating
  • Swelling
  • Depression
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • A tight abdominal wall
  • Dark urine
  • The patient usually gets worse after ingesting tonics
  • Epilepsy
  • Madness
  • Contraindicated for those with a constitutional Spleen and Stomach Cold condition who has
    contracted Gu for the second or third time.
  • Contraindicated for those who has taken Su He Tang for a long time and have already cleared all of the Gu poison.
  • Symptoms of overdose: restlessness, distress, vomiting or diarrhea.
  • The formula needs to be administered in unusually high amounts to be fully effective.
  • Gradually work up to the full daily amount over a period of 5-6 doses.
  • Work up to 50- 120g of crude herbs or the equivalent in herbal granules per day.
  • Treatment should be sustained over a period of 3-9 months.
For a stronger effect:
+ 6g Rx. Notoginseng San Qi