Di Huang Yin Zi (Rehmannia Decoction)

Di Huang Yin Zi (Rehmannia Decoction)

Formula 7 of 13 in Formulas that Expel Wind

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Release Wind from the Skin and Channels

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Greasy yellow tongue coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Submerged, thin, slow, and frail pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Formulas from the Discussion Illuminating the Yellow Emperor's Basic Questions (Huang Di Su Wen Xuan Ming Lun Fang)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Heart, Kidneys, Liver, Large Intestine, Spleen, Stomach, Lungs

There are 12 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Shu Di Huang (Chinese Foxglove Root, Steamed with Water or Alcohol, Rehmannia)
Quantity = Equal Quantity
Slightly Warm Shu Di Huang (Processed Radix Rehmanniae)
Channels:
LIV, KI, (HT)
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Processed Radix Rehmanniae
Chinese:
熟地黄
Tone Marks:
shú dì huáng
Alt Names:
Shu Di
Translation:
Cooked Earth Yellow
Shan Zhu Yu (Asiatic Cornelian Cherry Fruit, Cornus)
Quantity = Equal Quantity
Slightly Warm Shan Zhu Yu (Fructus Corni Officinalis)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Sour, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Fructus Corni Officinalis
Chinese:
山茱萸
Tone Marks:
shān zhū yú
Alt Names:
Shan Yu Rou
Rou Cong Rong (Fleshy Stem of the Broomrape)
Quantity = Equal Quantity
Warm Rou Cong Rong (Herba Cistanchis Deserticolae)
Channels:
LI, KI
Properties:
Sweet, Salty, Warm
Latin:
Herba Cistanchis Deserticolae
Chinese:
肉苁蓉
Tone Marks:
ròu cōng róng
Ba Ji Tian (Morinda Root)
Quantity = Equal Quantity
Warm Ba Ji Tian (Morindae Officinalis Radix)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Morindae Officinalis Radix
Chinese:
巴戟天
Tone Marks:
bā jĭ tiān
Fu Zi (Processed Aconite)
Quantity = Equal Quantity
Hot Fu Zi (Radix Lateralis Praeparatus Aconiti Carmichaeli)
Channels:
HT, KI, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Hot, Toxic
Latin:
Radix Lateralis Praeparatus Aconiti Carmichaeli
Chinese:
附子
Tone Marks:
fù zi
Translation:
Appendage
Rou Gui (Inner Bark of Saigon Cinnamon)
Quantity = Equal Quantity
Hot Rou Gui (Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae)
Channels:
HT, KI, LIV, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Hot
Latin:
Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae
Chinese:
肉桂
Tone Marks:
ròu guì
Shi Hu (Dendrobium Stem)
Quantity = Equal Quantity
Cold Shi Hu (Herba Dendrobii)
Photo Note:
Substitute Shown (You Gua Shi Hu)
Channels:
KI, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Salty, Bland, Cold
Latin:
Herba Dendrobii
Chinese:
石斛
Tone Marks:
shí hú
Translation:
Bushel of Stone
Mai Men Dong (Ophiopogon Tuber)
Quantity = Equal Quantity
Slightly Cold Mai Men Dong (Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici)
Channels:
SP, ST, HT (LU)
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Cold
Latin:
Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici
Chinese:
麦门冬
Tone Marks:
mài mén dōng
Alt Names:
Mai Dong, Cun Dong, Da Mai Dong
Translation:
Lush Winter Wheat
Shi Chang Pu (Sweetflag Rhizome)
Quantity = Equal Quantity
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
Yuan Zhi (Chinese Senega Root)
Quantity = Equal Quantity
Slightly Warm Yuan Zhi (Radix Polygalae Tenuifoliae)
Channels:
HT, LU, LIV
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Radix Polygalae Tenuifoliae
Chinese:
元志
Tone Marks:
yuán zhì
Translation:
Profound Will
Fu Ling (Sclerotium of Tuckahoe, China Root, Poria, Hoelen)
Quantity = Equal Quantity
Neutral Fu Ling (Scierotium Poriae Cocos)
Channels:
HT, SP, LU
Properties:
Sweet, Bland, Neutral
Latin:
Scierotium Poriae Cocos
Chinese:
茯苓
Tone Marks:
fú líng
Alt Names:
Yun Ling, Bai Fu Ling, Fang Ling Kuai
Wu Wei Zi (Schisandra Fruit)
Quantity = Equal Quantity
Warm Wu Wei Zi (Fructus Schisandrae Chinensis)
Photo Note:
Nan Wu Wei Zi (Schisandra Sphenanthera Rehd. et Wils.) Shown
Channels:
HT, KI, LU
Properties:
Sour, Warm
Latin:
Fructus Schisandrae Chinensis
Chinese:
五味子
Tone Marks:
wŭ wèi zĭ
Translation:
Five Flavored Seed

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