Er Zhu Tang
Pin Ying Name: Er Zhu Tang
English Name: Atractylodes & Arisaema Decoction
Chinese Name: 二朮湯
Herbs & Actions
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Actions|
|Rz. Atractylodis||Cang Zhu||
Strongly dries Dampness, tonifies the Spleen, induces sweating, expels Wind-Dampness and clears Dampness from the Lower Jiao.
With Bai Zhu, for musculoskeletal disorders of the arms and shoulders due to Phlegm Stagnation. With Xiang Fu, for chest, epigastric and abdominal pain, distention and discomfort due to Dampness and Qi Obstruction.
|Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae||Bai Zhu||
Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, dries Dampness and promotes water metabolism.
With Cang Zhu, for Damp-Cold Painful Obstruction. With Fu Ling and Gan Cao, for Spleen and Stomach Qi Deficiency.
|Rz. Arisaematis Preparatum||Zhi Tian Nan Xing||
Dries Dampness, expels Phlegm, disperses Wind-Phlegm in the channels, stops spasms and alleviates pain.
With Cang Zhu, for Wind-Damp painful obstruction.
|Per. Citri Reticulatae||Chen Pi||
Regulates and descends Qi, adjusts the Middle, relieves the diaphragm, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Zhi Ban Xia, for a stifling sensation in the chest and coughing with excessive white, viscous sputum due to Phlegm-Damp Obstruction. With Bai Zhu, for anorexia and other symptoms of Damp Obstruction due to Spleen Deficiency. With Cang Zhu and Fu Ling, for A thick white tongue coat with no desire to drink. With Zhi Ban Xia and Fu Ling, for coughing due to Accumulation of Dampness and Phlegm.
Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, strengthens the Spleen and harmonizes the Middle Jiao.
With Bai Zhu, strengthens the Spleen and resolves Dampness. with Zhi Ban Xia, for Phlegm, Thin Mucus and Turbid Dampness. With Zhi Ban Xia and Chen Pi, for nausea, vomiting, chest fullness and distention and anorexia due to congested fluids.
|Rz. Cyperi||Xiang Fu||
Spreads and regulates Liver Qi and alleviates pain.
With Cang Zhu, for indigestion, pain and distention in the flanks and abdomen, nausea, vomiting, and acid regurgitation.
|Wine-fried Rx. Scutellariae||Jiu Chao Huang Qin||
Clears and eliminates Damp-Heat from the Upper Jiao.
With Zhi Ban Xia and Zhi Tian Nan Xing, for Phlegm-Heat coughing.
|Rx. Clematidis||Wei Ling Xian||
Dispels Wind-Dampness, unblocks the channels, reduces Phlegm and pathogenic water and alleviates pain.
With Qiang Huo, for Wind-Damp Bi causing joint pain (especially in the upper joints).
|Rz. et Rx. Notopterygii||Qiang Huo||
Releases the Exterior, disperses Cold, expels Wind-Cold-Dampness, unblocks painful obstruction and alleviates pain.
With Cang Zhu, for a heavy-headed sensation.
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Gan Cao||
Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, moderates spasms, alleviates pain, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
|Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum||Zhi Ban Xia||
Dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
- Dries Dampness
- Transforms Phlegm
- Dispels Wind
- Dredges the Channels
- Relieves pain
- Phlegm-Dampness in the Upper Jiao Obstructing the Channels
- Pain in the upper arm
- Aches and pains in the wrist, forearm and elbow
- T: Pink
- C: Slippery
- P: Slippery
- Neuralgia of the upper arm
- Neuralgia of the forearm
- Frozen shoulder
- Periarthritis of the shoulder
- Painful obstruction