Qin Jiao Bie Jia San
Pin Ying Name: Qin Jiao Bie Jia San
English Name: Sweet Wormwood & Turtle Shell Decoction
Chinese Name: 秦艽鱉甲散
Herbs & Actions
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Actions|
|Rx. Gentianae Macrophyllae||Qin Jiao||
Expels Wind-Dampness and clears Deficiency Heat.
With Bie Jia, vents the muscle layer and cools tidal fevers associated with consumption, especially Wind consumption with steaming bones. With Zhi Mu, Bie Jia and Di Gu Pi, for steaming bone sensation with tidal fever and night sweats caused by Yin Deficiency and Heat.
|Rx. Bupleuri||Chai Hu||
Harmonizes the Exterior and Interior, disperses Wind-Heat and resolves Phlegm and congestion.
|Carapax Trionycis||Bie Jia||
Nourishes Yin, anchors Yang and invigorates the Blood
|Rz. Anemarrhenae||Zhi Mu||
Clears Heat and drains Fire from the Lungs and Stomach, clears Deficiency Fire, nourishes Yin, moistens Dryness, generates Fluids and quenches thirst.
With Bie Jia, for steaming bone disorder.
|Cx. Lycii||Di Gu Pi||
Cools the Blood, drains Yin Deficiency Fire, cools the Blood, eliminates lurking Heat, clears Heat from the bones and drains Heat in the Lung.
With Zhi Mu and Bie Jia, for Blood Heat with Yin Deficiency and infantile malnutrition with Heat sensations.
|Rx. Angelicae Sinensis||Dang Gui||
Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, stops cough and treats dyspnea.
|Fr. Mume||Wu Mei||
Astringes leakage of Lung Qi, stops leakage of sweat, generates fluids, alleviates thirst and stops coughs. Included in some versions.
|Hb. Artemisiae Annuae||Qing Hao||
Clears Summerheat or Damp-Heat, Clears Deficiency fevers and Cools the Blood. Included in some versions.
With Bie Jia, for the final stages of a Warm febrile disease when the Yin Fluids have already been damaged and the pathogen still lurks deep within the Yin level.
- Nourishes Yin and Blood
- Clears Deficiency Heat
- Reduces steaming bones sensation
- Dispels Wind-Dampness
- Wind consumption (unsuccessful treatment of a patient with a Wind Invasion with underlying Yin Deficiency)
- Yin Deficiency Heat
- Steaming bones sensation
- Night sweats
- Tidal fever
- Warm sensation in the afternoon
- Red lips
- Red cheeks
- Cough with sticky yellow or blood tinged sputum
- Brittle hair
- Alternating chills and fever
- Dry mouth
- Dry throat
- Weak limbs
- T: Red
- C: Little or None
- P: Faint and rapid
- Recovery from a chronic respiratory infection
- Tuberculosis (recovery-stage)
- Pneumonia (recovery-stage)
- High fever with night sweats
- Lupus erythematosis
- Night sweats
- Chronic bronchitis
- Fever of unknown origin
- Aplastic anemia
- Contraindicated for those with Wind Obstructing the Exterior.
- Contraindicated for those with seriously exhausted Yin Fluids.