English: Nourish the Kidneys and Open the Gate Pill
Also Known As: Enrich the Kidneys and Open the Gates Pill
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai 48.5g Drains Damp-Heat especially from the Lower Jiao and drains Kidney Fire.
With Zhi Mu, for Yin Deficiency fever with steaming bones and night sweats and Lower Jiao Damp-Heat.
Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu 48.5g Clears Heat, drains Fire, nourishes Yin, moistens Dryness, generates Fluids, clears Deficiency Fire and quenches thirst.
With Huang Bai and Rou Gui, for Damp-Heat in the Lower Jiao causing obstruction and dysfunction of Bladder Qi with resulting urinary retention and afternoon fevers.
Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui 3g Leads the Fire back to its source.
  • Clears Heat
  • Clears Damp-Heat
  • Promotes the Bladder function of Qi transformation
  • Damp-Heat in the Blood level of the Lower Jiao (urinary tract).
  • Anuria
  • Dysuria
  • Oliguria
  • Thirst but no desire to drink
  • Distension of the lower abdomen
  • Hematuria
  • No thirst
  • Pain of the lower abdomen
For prolonged Damp-Heat injuring Kidney Yin:  
+ 15g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang    
+ 10g Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi    
+ 12g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi