|English:||Boost the Qi and Soften the Liver Decoction|
|Also Known As:|
|Rx. Astragali||Huang Qi||30g||Tonifies Qi and Blood, strengthens the Spleen, promotes urination and reduces edema.|
|Rx. Rehmanniae||Sheng Di Huang||12g||Clears Heat, cools the Blood and nourishes Yin.
With Bai Shao, for Blood Deficiency Heat.
With Da Huang, for Deficiency Fire and parched, dry stools with damaged Yin.
|Fr. Lycii||Gou Qi Zi||12g||Nourishes and tonifies Liver and Kidney Blood and Yin.|
|Rx. Paeoniae Alba||Bai Shao||12g||Nourishes the Blood, astringes Yin, softens the Liver and relieves pain.
With Gan Cao, regulates the relationship between the Liver and Spleen and nourishes the sinews for abdominal pain due to disharmony between the Liver and Stomach and epigastric, hypochondriac or flank pain.
|Fr. Corni||Shan Zhu Yu||12g||Stabilizes the Kidneys, astringes Jing and Body Fluids, tonifies Liver and Kidney Yin and strengthens Kidney Yang.|
|Hb. Artemisiae Scopariae||Yin Chen Hao||12g||Clears Damp-Heat from the Liver and Gallbladder and relieves jaundice.
With Da Huang, for early-stage Damp-Heat Jaundice when Heat is stronger than Dampness.
|Fr. Crataegi||Shan Zha||12g||Reduces and guides out Food Stagnation, transforms accumulations, transforms Blood Stasis, invigorates Blood circulation and dissipates clumps.|
|Rz. Polygoni Cuspidati||Hu Zhang||12g||Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, unblocks the channels, clears Heat, resolves Dampness and stops pain.|
|Processed Rx. et Rz. Rhei||Zhi Da Huang||9g||Drains Heat, purges accumulations, drains Fire, transforms Dampness, promotes urination, invigorates the Blood and dispels Blood Stasis.|
|Per. Citri Reticulatae||Chen Pi||6g||Regulates Qi, adjusts the Middle, relieves the diaphragm, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Qing Pi, for flank pain and chest and abdominal distention due to Liver Qi Stagnation.
|Per. Citri Reticulatae Viride||Qing Pi||6g||Spreads Liver Qi, breaks up Stagnant Qi, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.|
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Gan Cao||6g||Moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.|
- Clears Heat
- Drains Dampness
- Clears the Gallbladder
- Nourishes Qi and Yin
- Damp-Heat Damaging Qi and Yin
|For severe flank pain:||For simultaneous Heat signs:|
|+ 12g Rx Curcumae||Yu Jin||+ 9g Fr. Gardeniae||Zhi Zi|
|+ 12g Rz. Corydalis||Yan Hu Suo||+ 9g Rx. Scutellariae||Huang Qin|
|For accompanying Dampness:||For marked abdominal distention:|
|+ 20g Sm. Coicis||Yi Yi Ren||+ 9g Fr. Citri Sarcodactylis||Fo Shou|
|+ 12g Poria||Fu Ling|
|For dry, bound stools:||+ + 9g Per. Arecae||Da Fu Pi|
|- Processed Rx. et Rz. Rhei||Zhi Da Huang||For loose stools:|
|- Processed Rx. et Rz. Rhei||Zhi Da Huang|
|+ 9g Uncooked Rx. et Rz. Rhei||Da Huang|
|+ 9g Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae||Bai Zhu|