Ba Wei Dai Xia Fang
Pin Ying Name: Ba Wei Dai Xia Fang
English Name: Dong Gui Eight Decoction
Chinese Name: 八味帶下方
Herbs & Actions
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Actions|
|Rx. Angelicae Sinensis||Dang Gui||
Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis.
|Rz. Smilacis Glabrae||Tu Fu Ling||
Relieves toxicity, eliminates Dampness and dispels Heat from the Lower Jiao.
|Rz. Chuanxiong||Chuan Xiong||
Invigorates the Blood and promotes the movement of Qi.
With Dang Gui, for Blood Deficiency causing menstrual problems including dysmenorrhea, scanty menses, and amenorrhea. With Tu Fu Ling, raises the clear Yang while directing turbid Qi downward, moves Qi, invigorates the Blood, clears Heat and removes Dampness for headache from constrained Damp-Heat in the Liver channel.
Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, strengthens the Spleen and harmonizes the Middle Jiao.
|Caulis Akebiae||Mu Tong||
Promotes urination and unblocks painful urinary dysfunction.
With Dang Gui, promotes the circulation of Blood.
|Per. Citri Reticulatae||Chen Pi||
Regulates Qi, adjusts the Middle, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
|Flos Lonicerae||Jin Yin Hua||
Clears Heat, resolves Fire toxicity and clears Damp-Heat from the Lower Jiao.
|Flos Lonicerae||Da Huang||
Clears Heat, transforms Dampness, promotes urination and drains Heat from the Blood.
With Dang Gui, for Blood Stasis.
- Clears Heat
- Resolves toxicity
- Dispels Dampness
- Stops vaginal discharge
- Damp-Heat with a feeling of underlying Cold due to Blood Deficiency (Anemia)
- Profuse , red, yellow or white vaginal discharge
- Itching sores
- Abdomen is soft to the touch
- Pale complexion
- Low back pain
- Abdominal pain
- Slight anemia
- Vaginal discharge
- Trichomonas vaginalis
- Genital itching
- Low back pain
- Contraindicated for those who do not have Damp-Heat.