English: Regulate the Liver Decoction
Also Known As: Liver-Regulating Decoction
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 9-10g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, regulates the menses, disperses Cold and stops pain due to Blood Stasis.
With Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 9-20g Nourishes the Blood, regulates menstruation, softens the Liver and relieves pain.
With Gan Cao, for abdominal pain due to disharmony between the Liver and Stomach and epigastric, hypochondriac or flank pain.
With Dang Gui, nourishes Yin and Blood.
Fr. Corni Shan Zhu Yu 6-10g Stabilizes the Kidneys, astringes Jing and Body Fluids, tonifies Liver and Kidney Yin, strengthens Kidney Yang, stabilizes the menses and stops bleeding.
With E Jiao, for dark, thick uterine bleeding that alternates between trickling and gushing due to Heat from Yin Deficiency.
Rx. Morindae Officinalis Ba Ji Tian 9-10g Tonifies the Kidneys and strengthens Yang.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 3-6g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao 12-15g Tonifies the Spleen, nourishes Stomach Yin, tonifies Kidney Yin and astringes Jing.
Colla Corii Asini E Jiao 9-15g Tonifies the Blood, nourishes the Blood, stops bleeding and nourishes and moistens Yin.
  • Nourishes Liver and Kidney Yin
  • Regulates menstruation
  • Nourishes Kidney Jing
  • Tonifies the Blood
  • Strengthens Kidney Yang
  • Gynecological disorders due to Deficient Liver and Kidney Yin
  • Amenorrhea due to Liver and Kidney Deficiencies
  • Menstrual pain relieved by pressure and massage
  • Dull hypogastric pain towards end or after period
  • Clear leukorrhea
  • Delayed puberty
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Scanty leukorrhea
  • Sensation of Cold in the lower abdomen
  • Stunted growth
  • Sore back
  • Scanty bleeding
  • Dizziness
  • Pale complexion
  • Tinnitus
  • Blurred vision
  • Exhaustion
  • Increased clear urine
  • Dusky complexion
  • T: Red or Pale
  • C: Little or None
  • P: Weak and fine or Fine and faint or Floating, empty or Deep and thready
For scanty menstruation: For marked lumbago:
+ 10g Colla Cervi Cornus Lu Jiao Jiao + 15g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng
+ 12g Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang + 10g Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong
+12g Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi + 12g Rz. Cibotii Gou Ji
For Damp-Heat:
For Blood Stasis:
- Colla Corii Asini E Jiao + Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo
- Rx. Morindae Officinalis Ba Ji Tian + Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao Yao
+ Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren
+ Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie + 15g Hb. Lycopi Lucidi Ze Lan
+ Hb. Patriniae Bai Jiang Cao + 15g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae) Dan Shen
For secondary dysmenorrhea with hip pain:
+ Rx. Dipsaci Xu Duan
For secondary dysmenorrhea with lateral abdominal and hypochondriac pain:
+ Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong
    + Fr. Toosendan Chuan Lian Zi
    + Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo
    + Fr. Foeniculi Xiao Hui Xiang
    + Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin
    + Sm. Citri Reticulatae Ju He