English: Pinellia Decoction to Extend Life
Also Known As: Evodia and Pinellia Combination
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen 2g Tonifies Yuan Qi and Qi of the Spleen, Stomach, Lung and Heart.
Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi 1g Breaks up Stagnant Qi, reduces accumulation, descends Qi, unblocks the bowels and removes Stagnant Food, transforms Phlegm, reduces distention and resolves hardenings.
Fr. Evodiae Wu Zhu Yu 1g Warms the Middle Jiao, disperses Cold, promotes the movement of Qi, relieves Stagnation in the Liver channel and alleviates pain.
With Gan Jiang, for acid reflux after meals due to Deficiency and Cold in the Stomach.
Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia 5g Dries Dampness, transforms Phlegm, descends Rebellious Qi, stops vomiting, harmonizes the Stomach, dissipates nodules and reduces Stagnation.
With Gan Jiang and Wu Zhu Yu, for vomiting with clear signs of Cold in the Middle Jiao.
With Ren Shen, for vomiting due to Stomach Deficiency.
Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang 2g Warms the Middle, expels Cold, dispels Wind-Dampness seeping into the Lower Jiao, rescues Devastated Yang, expels Interior Cold, warms the Lungs, transforms thin mucus and warms the channels.
With Zhi Ban Xia and Ren Shen, for vomiting due to Deficiency Cold.
Carapax Trionycis Bie Jia 3g Nourishes Yin, anchors Yang, invigorates Blood, softens hardness and dissipates nodules.
Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng 3g Opens the Lungs, spreads Lung Qi, expels Phlegm and benefits the throat.
With Zhi Ban Xia, for cough due to Wind-Cold Invasion or long-standing Phlegm-Dampness.
Sm. Arecae Bing Lang 3g Regulates Qi, reduces accumulations, drains downward and unblocks the bowels.
Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu 3g Expels Phlegm and descends Qi.
  • Tonifies Qi
  • Breaks up Stagnant Qi
  • Reduces accumulation
  • Descends Qi
  • Warms the Middle Jiao
  • Disperses Cold
  • Transforms Phlegm
  • Internal Cold leading to Stagnation of Fluids Generating Phlegm and blocking the Descent of Qi
  • Chest pain
  • Shoulder stiffness
  • Abdominal distention and pain
  • Constipation
  • Cold feet
  • An aversion to Cold
  • Pale face
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches with heavy headedness
  • Abdominal weakness
  • Anorexia
  • T: Pale
  • C: Greasy, white
  • P: Weak or Weak and wiry
  • This formula is thought to be particularly effective for left-sided symptoms.
For fibromyalgia due to Damp Stagnation Blocking the Channels:
For fibromyalgia due to Cold Stagnation Blocking the Channels:
+ Ginseng, Poria and Atractylodis Macrocephalae Powder
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Ma Huang Fu Zi Xi Xin Tang
+ Three Painful Obstruction Decoction
San Bi Tang
+ Drive out Stasis in the Mansion of Blood Decoction
Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang
+ Ephedra, Prepared Aconite and Asarum Decoction
Ma Huang Fu Zi Xi Xin Tang
+ Bolster the Spleen Decoction
Shi Pi Yin
+ Drive Out Blood Stasis from a Painful Body Decoction
Shen Tong Zhu Yu Tang
+ Aconite and Cinnamon Twig Decoction
Wu Tou Gui Zhi Tang