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Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Pulsatillae Bai Tou Weng 30g Principle herb for treating dysenteric disorders, relieves Fire toxin, especially at the Blood level, clears Damp-Heat and stops diarrhea.
With Huang Lian and Qin Pi, for Damp-Heat or epidemic dysenteric disorders.
Cx. Ailanthi Chun Pi 15g Clears Heat, astringes the Intestines, dries Dampness, stops diarrhea and stops bleeding.
Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai 9g Drains Damp-Heat especially from the Lower Jiao.
With Chi Shao, for hot, bloody dysenteric disorders.
Cx. Fraxini Qin Pi 9g Astringes diarrhea, drains Damp-Heat and enhances the actions of the other herbs.
With Bai Tou Weng and Huang Bai, for hot dysenteric disorders.
With Bai Tou Weng and Huang Lian, for diarrhea or dysentery with tenesmus due to Damp-Heat.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 9g Nourishes Blood, regulates menstruation, astringes Yin, adjusts the Ying and Wei, calms Liver Yang and Liver Wind, softens the Liver and alleviates pain.
With Dang Gui, nourishes Yin and Blood.
Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao 9g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, relieves pain, clears Heat and cools the Blood.
With Bai Shao, for spasms and cramping pain associated with Blood Deficiency and Blood Stagnation.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 9g Nourishes and invigorates Blood, moistens the Intestines, unblocks the bowels and alleviates pain.
With Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood for Blood Deficiency Heat.
Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi 9g Breaks up Stagnant Qi, reduces accumulation, descends Qi, unblocks the bowels and removes Stagnant Food.
With Bai Shao, for abdominal pain due to Qi and Blood Stagnation.
Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian 3g Resolves toxic Heat in the Intestines, drains Stomach Fire and dries Dampness.
Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po 3g Promotes the movement of Qi in the Middle Jiao and resolves Stagnation.
With Zhi Shi, for abdominal or chest distention, focal epigastric distention, wheezing, shortness of breath, nausea, rebellious Qi or constipation from Cold, Heat, Dampness or Phlegm as long as clumped Qi is at the root of the problem.
With Huang Lian, for acute diarrhea associated with sudden turmoil disorder from Damp-Heat.
  • Clears Heat
  • Transforms Dampness
  • Regulates Qi
  • Harmonizes the Blood
  • Stops dysentery
  • Large Intestine Damp-Heat
  • Diarrhea with tenesmus which intensifies after defecation
  • Frequent stools which are small in quantity
  • Stools are yellow or brown, thin, watery, with foul smell or sticky and pasty like jam or sticky fluid or containing pus and Blood
  • Burning hot sensation in anus
  • Abdominal pain
  • Urine short and red
  • Sustained fever despite profuse perspiration or
  • Raging fever in the afternoon
  • Belching
  • A bitter taste in the mouth
  • Flatulence
  • Heartburn
  • Maybe nausea and vomiting
  • Sacral pain
  • Dry, itchy eyes
  • Maybe weakness
  • Maybe dizziness
  • Mouth dry but no desire to drink
  • Body heavy
  • Limbs tired
  • Fullness in chest
  • Lump in epigastrium
  • Anorexia
  • Yellow urine
  • Severe cases:
    High fever and coma
  • T: Red or Pale with red edges
  • C: Yellow and greasy
  • P: Slippery and rapid or Rapid and deep or Thin and soggy
For more Heat than Dampness with marked bleeding: For more Dampness than Heat with marked mucus:
+ 12g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + 21g Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren
+ 9g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi + 9g Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu
+ 9g Rx. Sanguisorbae Di Yu + 9g Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
For tenesmus:
+ 9g Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang + 6g Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi
+ 9g Sm. Arecae Bing Lang
For Damp-Heat:
For damaged Fluids:
+ 15g Hb. Patriniae Bai Jiang Cao + 12g Rx. Glehniae Bei Sha Shen
+ 15g Caulis Sargentodoxae Hong Teng + 12g Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong
For Qi Deficiency:
For Food Stagnation:
+ 15g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ 9g Massa Medicata Fermentata Shen Qu + 9g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
+ 9g Fr. Crataegi Shan Zha