English: Boost the Qi and Soften the Liver Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
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
  • Right-sided rib distention and pain
  • Abdominal distention and fullness
  • Palpable pain in the Gallbladder region
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sluggish intake
  • Dry mouth with a bitter taste
  • Thirst with no desire to drink
  • Alternating chills and fever
  • Maybe jaundice
  • Dry stools
  • Yellow urine
  • T: Normal
  • C: Greasy and yellow
  • P: Wiry, slippery and rapid
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