English: Vessel and Vehicle Pill
Also Known As: The Boat and Carriage Pills
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Kansui Gan Sui 30g Drains water downward, eliminates congested fluids and thin mucus and expels Phlegm.
With Da Ji and Yuan Hu, for suspended, thin mucus clogging up the chest and hypochondria with cough, shortness of breath, chest pain and hard focal distention in the epigastrium.
With Qian Niu Xi, for ascites.
Vinegar-Fried Flos Genkwa Cu Yuan Hua 30g Drains water downward, drives out thin mucus and promotes urination.
With Gan Sui, for accumulation of fluids in the chest.
Vinegar-Fried Rx. Euphorbiae Pekinensis Cu Da Ji 30g Drains water downward and drives out thin mucus.
With Mu Xiang, for water accumulation in the chest and abdomen with urinary difficulty.
With Qian Niu Xi, for ascites.
Sm. Pharbitidis Qian Niu Xi 120g Drives out water through the urine and stool, drives out Phlegm and thin mucus, unblocks the bowels, removes Damp-Heat and reduces Stagnation.
With Qing Pi and Mu Xiang , for edema in children.
With Da Huang, for severe constipation.
Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang 60g Drains Heat, purges accumulations, clears Heat, transforms Dampness and promotes urination.
With Gan Sui, for accumulation of pathogenic Heat and fluids in the chest and upper abdomen.
Per. Citri Reticulatae Viride Qing Pi 15g Spreads Liver Qi, breaks up Stagnant Qi, dissipates accumulations, reduces Food Stagnation, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi 15g Regulates Qi, adjusts the Middle, relieves the diaphragm, dries Dampness, transforms Phlegm and descends Qi.
With Qing Pi, for flank pain and chest and abdominal distention due to Liver Qi Stagnation.
Sm. Arecae Bing Lang 15g Regulates Qi, reduces accumulations, drains down-ward, unblocks the bowels, promotes urination and relieves nausea.
With Qian Niu Xi, strongly moves Qi, resolve accumulations and breaks up Stagnation to promote the expulsion of parasite bodies and treats abdominal pain, bloating and constipation due to many types of intestinal parasites, but especially roundworms, tapeworms and hookworms.
With Mu Xiang and Qing Pi, for Food Accumulation and Qi Stagnation.
Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang 15g Promotes the movement of Qi, adjusts and regulates stagnant Qi in the Intestines, dispels Damp-Heat, harmonizes the Liver and Spleen and alleviates pain.
With Qing Pi, for Abdominal pain, distention and belching.
With Bing Lang, for Qi Stagnation in the Stomach and Intestines due to Food Stagnation with abdominal distention, fullness and distention, anorexia, aversion to the smell of food, nausea without the ability to vomit and an uncomfortable urge to defecate which is often unsuccessful.
With Bing Lang and Da Huang, for epigastric and abdominal fullness, distention, and pain with constipation, or red and white dysenteric diarrhea due to Stagnation in the Stomach and Intestines transforming into Damp-Heat.
Calomelas Qing Fen 3g Expels water and unblocks the bowels and bladder.
With Da Huang and Qian Niu Xi, for edema, ascites, and constipation associated with some cases of Kidney Yang Deficiency. Use extreme caution for weak patients.
  • Moves Qi
  • Harshly drives out water and Heat Accumulation
  • Water and Heat Accumulation with Qi Stagnation
  • Ascites in a robust person
  • Thirst
  • Labored breathing
  • A hard, distended abdomen
  • Anuria
  • Dysuria
  • Constipation
  • Edema
  • Scanty urine
  • T: Red
  • C: Slippery
  • P: Deep, rapid and forceful
  • Contraindicated during pregnancy.
  • Contraindicated for those who are weak or debilitated.
  • Some of the ingredients are toxic substances, so administration must be carefully monitored and is why the formula should only be taken once.
  • Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao is incompatible with some of the ingredients in this formula.
  • Form into pills and take 3-6g doses with warm water.
  • Take only once. If the condition improves and the patient remains strong, it may be taken again with reduced dosage.