English: Drain the Kidneys Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi 18g Nourishes and tonifies Liver and Kidney Blood and Yin, benefits Jing and brightens the eyes.
Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang 10 Clears Heat, cools the Blood and nourishes Yin.
With Bai Shao, for Blood Deficiency Heat.
Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai 10g Drains Kidney Fire and relieves Fire toxicity.
Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu 10g Clears Heat, drains Fire, nourishes Yin, moistens Dryness and clears Deficiency Fire.
With Huang Bai, clears Heat and drains Fire for Yin Deficiency Fire.
Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong 10g Nourishes Lung and Stomach Yin.
With Sheng Di Huang, for hematemesis or epistaxis due to Yin Deficiency with Excess Heat.
Fr. Corni Shan Zhu Yu 10g Stabilizes the Kidneys, astringes Jing and Body Fluids and tonifies Liver and Kidney Yin.
With Wu Wei Zi, for spermatorrhea, abnormal sweating, palpitations and shortness of breath due to Yin and Yang Deficiency of the Liver and Kidneys.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 6g Nourishes the Blood, astringes Yin and calms Liver Yang.
With Dang Gui, nourishes Yin and Blood.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 6g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood.
With Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood.
Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi 10g Tonifies the Kidneys and astringes Jing.
Poria Fu Ling 6g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness and strengthens the Spleen.
Magnetitum Ci Shi 15g Anchors Liver Yang, benefits Yin, nourishes the Kidneys, augments the Liver and improves hearing and vision.
Massa Medicata Fermentata Shen Qu 6g Reduces Food Stagnation, promotes digestion and harmonizes the Stomach.
Calcined Concha Margaritaferae Duan Zhen Zhu Mu 15g Clears the Liver, improves vision and reduces hyperacidity of the Stomach.
  • Nourishes Yin
  • Pacifies the Liver
  • Nourishes the Kidneys
  • Subdues Yang
  • Liver and Kidney Yin Deficiency With Fire Rising
  • Red, dry eyes with feeling of grit in eye
  • Impaired vision
  • Night blindness
  • Blurred vision
  • Facial complexion pale and sallow
  • Both cheeks slightly red
  • Dizziness
  • Dry eyes
  • Blurred vision
  • Spots before the eyes
  • Numbness of limbs
  • Flaccid paralysis (Wei syndrome), weakness
  • Tinnitus
  • Deafness
  • Forgetfulness
  • Low back and knees sore and painful
  • Dry mouth and throat with bitter taste in mouth
  • Five Sole Heat
  • Low-grade fever
  • Night sweats
  • Irritability
  • Insomnia
  • Stools difficult to pass
  • Constipation
  • Spermatorrhea
  • Irregular menses or
  • Scanty menses or
  • Amenorrhea
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Irascibility
  • Throbbing headache with distended feeling
  • Flushed face
  • Palpitations
  • Headache
  • Nervousness
  • Insomnia with much dreaming
  • Thirst
  • T: Red and dry
  • C: Little or None
  • P: Thready and wiry or Wiry and rapid (when Yang is Rising and Excess, pulse is forceful) or Thready and rapid when Yang is not prominent
  • Mydriasis