Bei Xie Fen Qing Yin (Dioscorea Hypoglauca Decoction to Separate the Clear)
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Bei Xie Fen Qing Yin (Dioscorea Hypoglauca Decoction to Separate the Clear)

Formula 16 of 23 in Formulas that Expel Dampness

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Promote Urination and Leach out Dampness

Pattern:

  • Kidney Qi Deficiency with Cold causing Gao Lin (Turbid Painful Urination)

Actions:

  • Warms the Kidney Yang, resolves Dampness, transforms turbidity, and separates the clear from the turbid.

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Slow, weak, possibly slippery pulse

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Pale tongue with white coat

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • Do not use in cases of milky painful urination problems due to Bladder Damp-Heat

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Teachings of Dan Xi (Dan Xi Xin Fa)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Stomach, Bladder, Liver, Spleen, Kidneys, Lungs, Heart

There are 4 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Bei Xie (Qty: 12 grams)

Neutral Bei Xie (Rhizoma Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae)
Channels:
BL, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Neutral
Latin:
Rhizoma Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae
Chinese:
荜解
Tone Marks:
bì xiè
Alt Names:
Bi Xie

Yi Zhi Ren (Qty: 9 grams)

Warm Yi Zhi Ren (Fructus Alpiniae Oxyphyllae)
Channels:
KI, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Fructus Alpiniae Oxyphyllae
Chinese:
益知仁
Tone Marks:
yì zhī rén
Translation:
Benefit Intelligence Nut

Wu Yao (Qty: 9 grams)

Warm Wu Yao (Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae)
Channels:
BL, KI, LU, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae
Chinese:
乌药
Tone Marks:
wū yào

Shi Chang Pu (Qty: 9 grams)

Slightly Warm Shi Chang Pu (Rhizoma Acori Graminei)
Channels:
HT, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Slightly Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Rhizoma Acori Graminei
Chinese:
石菖蒲
Tone Marks:
shí chāng pú

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