English: Bamboo Shavings Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Caulis Bambusae in Taeniam Zhu Ru 9-12g Clears Heat, transforms Hot Phlegm and stops vomiting.
Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi 9-12g Clears Heat, reduces Fire and eliminates irritability in the San Jiao.
Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia 9-12g Dries Dampness, transforms Phlegm, descends Rebellious Qi, stops vomiting and harmonizes the Stomach.
With Chen Pi, for epigastric and abdominal distention or pain due to disharmony of the Stomach Qi.
Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi 9-12g Regulates Qi, adjusts the Middle, relieves the diaphragm, descends Qi, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Sheng Jiang, for vomiting and hiccups due to Disharmony of the Stomach Qi.
With Sheng Jiang, Zhu Ru and Zhi Ban Xia, for nausea and vomiting due to rebellious Stomach Qi.
Fol. Eriobotryae Pi Pa Ye 12-15g Harmonizes the Stomach, clears Stomach Heat and descends Stomach Qi.
With Zhi Ban Xia, alleviates nausea and calms the Stomach.
Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang 6-9g Warms the Middle, stops vomiting, adjusts the Ying and Wei and normalizes the flow of Qi at the center.
With Zhi Ban Xia, for vomiting due to many causes.
With Zhu Ru and Pi Pa Ye, for vomiting due to Heat in patients with Stomach Qi Deficiency.
Fr. Jujube Da Zao 6-9g Tonifies the Spleen and Stomach, augments Qi, nourishes the Blood, calms the Spirit and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
With Sheng Jiang, alleviates epigastric pain, nausea, and vomiting by strengthening the Spleen.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 3-6g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, moistens the Lungs, clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
  • Clears Heat from the Stomach
  • Harmonizes the Stomach
  • Descends Qi
  • Stomach Heat
  • Scleroderma
  • Intermittent epigastric and abdominal distention and fullness after eating followed 12 hours later by vomiting of partially digested food, which relieves the distention
  • Vomitus may be sour and offensive
  • Irritability
  • Restlessness
  • Red complexion and lips
  • Halitosis
  • Thirst
  • Dry mouth and lips
  • Tendency toward constipation and rarely, diarrhea
  • Concentrated urine
  • T: Red and dry
  • C: Thick and yellow or Thick, greasy and yellow
  • P: Slippery and rapid
For severe Heat: For constipation:
+ 9-12g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin + 6-9g Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang
+ 9-12g Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian + 9-12g Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
For significant Dampness:
+ 9-12g Sm. Arecae Bing Lang + 9-12g Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po
+ 9-12g Fr. Amomi Rotundus Bai Dou Kou
With Yin Deficiency:
    + 9-12g Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong
    + 12-15g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu