HERB FORMULAS

English: Disband Painful Obstruction Decoction
Also Known As: Decoction to Relieve Bi Syndrome
Decoction for Removing the Meridian Obstruction
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Rx. Aristolochiae Guang Fang Ji 10-15g Expels Wind-Dampness, dispels Damp-Heat in the Upper Jiao, disperses superficial swelling, promotes urination, dries Dampness, stops pain and strengthens the Spleen (affects all three Jiaos).
With Yi Yi Ren, for Damp-Heat-induced extremity pain.
(Rx. Stephaniae Tetrandrae) (Han Fang Ji) (10-15g) (Expels Wind-Dampness, purges Damp-Heat, alleviates pain, promotes urination and reduces edema. Substitutes for Guang Fang Ji.)
(With Yi Yi Ren and Can Sha, for Wind-Damp Bi and Wind-Damp-Heat Bi.
Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren 10-15g Regulates the Lung's water metabolism function.
Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren 15-20g Promotes urination, strengthens the Spleen, clears Heat, expels Wind-Dampness, soothes numbness and clears Damp-Heat.
With Can Sha, strengthens the Spleen, resolves Dampness and treats painful obstruction.
Faeces Bombycis Can Sha 9-10g Dispels Wind Dampness, harmonizes the Stomach and transforms turbid Dampness.
With Han Fang Ji, Yi Yi Ren and Lian Qiao, for Damp-Heat Bi and Wind-Damp Bi.
Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia 9-10g Dries Dampness, transforms Phlegm, descends Rebellious Qi, and reduces swelling.
With Can Sha, dries Dampness and eliminates turbidity.
Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao 9-10g Clears relatively superficial Heat and promotes urination.
Fr. Gardenia Zhi Zi 9-10g Clears Heat, eliminates irritability, drains Damp-Heat and reduces swelling.
With Hua Shi, Lian Qiao and Chi Xiao Dou, assists in clearing Heat and draining Dampness through the urine.
Talcum Hua Shi 15-20g Promotes urination and expels Damp-Heat.
Sm. Phaseoli Chi Xiao Dou 9-20g Promotes urination, clears Heat, clears Damp Heat and reduces swelling.
  • Clears and Resolves Damp-Heat
  • Unblocks the channels
  • Disbands painful obstruction
  • Damp-Heat Bi
  • Wei Syndrome due to Damp-Heat Accumulation (modified)
  • Heat and pain in the joints
  • Reduced mobility
  • Fever and shaking chills or
  • Fever with sweating
  • Lusterless yellow complexion
  • Scanty, dark urine
  • Pain worse on cloudy or rainy days
  • Arthralgia involving one or several joints
  • Local redness and Heat of the extremities
  • Swelling with excruciating pain
  • Severe limitation of movement
  • Oliguria
  • Pain worse better the day and worse at night
  • Thirst
  • Dryness of the mouth
  • Irritability
  • Restlessness
  • Desire for cold drinks
  • Aversion to Heat
  • T: Pink or Red
  • C: Thin and yellow or Gray or Yellow greasy
  • P: Rolling and rapid maybe slippery
CONTRAINDICATIONS
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
For severe joint pain: For wet beriberi with swelling, flaccidity and numbness of the side, oliguria and a yellow, greasy tongue coat with a floating, soft rapid pulse:
+ Ram Mori Alba Sang Zhi
+ Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang
+ Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi + More Sm. Phaseoli Chi Xiao Dou
or
For severe joint swelling:
+ Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang + Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu
+ Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi + Rz. Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae Bei Xie
or
+ Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
For Damp-Heat Wei Syndrome:
+ Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang + 15g Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang
+ Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi
+ Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao + 15g Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi
or
+ 15g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
+ Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi
For Damp-Heat Wei Syndrome with severe pain:
+ 15g Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang
+ Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang
+ Fr. Xanthii Cang Er Zi
+ Rz. Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae Bei Xie + 15g Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi
+ 15g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
+ Pheretima Di Long + 12g Zaocys Wu Shao She
For a stronger Heat purging and Dampness clearing effect:
+ 6g Scorpio Quan Xie
For Damp-Heat Wei Syndrome with long diarrhea:
+ Three Marvel Pill
San Miao Wan
+ 15g Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang
For low back pain with thirst, scanty urination and a red tongue:
+ 15g Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi
+ 10g Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang + 15g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
+ 10g Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi + 12g Rx. Astragali Recens Sheng Huang Qi
+ 10g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
+ 3g Caulis Akebiae Mu Tong + 12g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
For low back pain with diarrhea:
For extreme low back pain:
+ 10g Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang + 10g Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang
+ 10g Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi
+ 10g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi + 10g Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi
+ 15g Poria Fu Ling + 10g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
+ 10g Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu + 6g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
For low back pain with chronic, generalized body pain:
+ 6g Rx. Cyathulae Chuan Niu Xi
+ 10g Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang
For more Heat than Dampness with a high fever which does not respond to sweating, thirst, dark urine, a red tongue with a yellow greasy coat and a floating, soft and rapid pulse:
+ 10g Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi
+ 10g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi + Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao
+ 10g Caulis Trachelospermi Luo Shi Teng + Rz. Atractylodes Cang Zhu
For Damp-Heat Wei Syndrome with a fever:
For Damp-Heat Wei Syndrome with muscle and joint swelling:
+ 15g Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang
+ 15g Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang + 15g Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi
+ 15g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
+ 15g Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi + 15g Caulis Lonicerae Ren Dong Teng
+ 15g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi + + 20g Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao
+ 10g Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu
+10g Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai
For low back pain:
For low back pain with a burning sensation:
+ 10g Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang
+ 10g Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang
+ 10g Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi
+ 10g Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi + 10g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
+ 10g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
For low back pain with urethral calculi:
+ 12g Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai + 10g Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang
For low back pain with hematuria:
+ 10g Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang + 10g Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi
+ 10g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
+ 10g Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi + 10g Hb. Lysimachiae Jin Qian Cao
+ 10g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
For temporomandibular joint syndrome (TMJ):
+ 15g Hb. Cirsii Xiao Ji - Rx. Aristolochiae Guang Fang Ji
    - Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren
    - Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
   
    + 30g Caulis Lonicerae Ren Dong Teng
    + 15g Rx. Stephaniae Tetrandrae Han Fang Ji
   
    + 15g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
    + 15g Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi