Gan Lu Yin
Pin Ying Name: Gan Lu Yin
English Name: Sweet Decoction
Chinese Name: 甘露飲
Herbs & Actions
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Actions|
|Rx. Rehmanniae||Sheng Di Huang||
Clears Heat, cools the Blood, nourishes Yin, generates fluids, increases saliva and treats wasting and thirsting.
With Shu Di Huang, for Heat symptoms due to Yin Deficiency and Devastated Blood.
|Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata||Shu Di Huang||
Nourishes the Blood and nourishes Liver and Kidney Yin.
|Hb. Dendrobii||Shi Hu||
Nourishes the Yin, clears Heat, generates fluids, enriches Kidney Yin, reduces Heat from Deficiency and nourishes Stomach and Lung Yin.
|Rx. Asparagi||Tian Men Dong||
Nourishes the Kidney Yin, clears Lung Heat, sedates Fire, moistens the Lungs, nourishes the Kidneys and generates fluids
With Mai Men Dong, for dry cough, thirst, and other symptoms due to Yin Deficiency and injured fluids.
|Rx. Ophiopogonis||Mai Men Dong||
Moistens the Lungs, nourishes the Yin, stops cough, nourishes Stomach Yin, generates fluids and moistens the Intestines.
With Sheng Di Huang, for hematemesis or epistaxis due to Yin Deficiency with Excess Heat.
|Rx. Scutellariae||Huang Qin||
Clears Heat, dries Dampness, drains Fire, detoxifies cools the Blood and stops bleeding.
|Hb. Artemisiae Scopariae||Yin Chen||
Clears Damp-Heat from the Liver and Gallbladder, relieves jaundice, clears Heat and facilitates the resolution of Dampness.
|Fr. Aurantii||Zhi Ke||
Promotes the movement of Qi and reduces distention and pressure.
|Fol. Eriobotryae||Pi Pa Ye||
Transforms Phlegm, clears Lung Heat, descends Lung Qi, harmonizes the Stomach, clears Stomach Heat and descends Stomach Qi.
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Gan Cao|
- Nourishes Yin
- Generates Fluids
- Clears Heat
- Detoxifies the Blood
- Stops inflammation
- Disseminates Lung Qi
- Resolves Dampness
- Damp-Heat of the throat
- Damp-Heat and Blood Stagnation in the Yang Ming
- Damp-Heat in the Spleen and Stomach
- Lung and Kidney Deficiencies with Lung Dryness due to Fire
- Swelling and inflammation of the gums with or without pus
- Mouth ulcers
- Bad breath
- Sore throat
- Dry mouth
- Bleeding from the gums
- T: Red and dry
- C: Yellow-green
- P: Thready and rapid
- Superficial punctate keratitis
- Eye pain
- Ulcerative stomatitis
- Chronic periapical abscess
- Dental caries
- Bad breath