Shi Liu Wei Liu Qi Yin
Pin Ying Name: Shi Liu Wei Liu Qi Yin
English Name: Dong Gui Sixteen Herbs Decoction
Chinese Name: 十六味流氣飲
Herbs & Actions
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Actions|
|Rx. Angelicae Sinensis||Dang Gui||
Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, disperses Cold, reduces swelling, expels pus, generates flesh and alleviates pain.
With Huang Qi, for ulcerated abscesses with insufficient drainage or which drain a clear thin discharge. With Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood.
|Rz. Chuanxiong||Chuan Xiong||
Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
With Dang Gui, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis. With Rou Gui, for irregular menstruation with Cold in the Blood.
|Rx. Paeoniae Alba||Bai Shao||
Nourishes the Blood, regulates menstruation, astringes Yin, adjusts the Ying and Wei, softens the Liver and relieves pain.
With Gan Cao, regulates the relationship between the Liver and Spleen. With Dang Gui, nourishes Yin and Blood. With Huang Qi and Ren Shen, restrains sweating from Deficiency.
|Rx. Astragali||Huang Qi||
Tonifies Qi and Blood, promotes the discharge of pus, generates flesh and expels toxins.
With Ren Shen, for Qi Deficiency. With Dang Gui and Rou Gui, for flat sores that do not pustulate or ulcers that do not heal. With Ren Shen, Dang Gui, Chuan Xiong, Bai Zhi and Fang Feng, for chronic sores with underlying Deficiency.
|Rx. Ginseng||Ren Shen||
With Zi Su Ye, for External Wind-Cold with underlying Qi Deficiency.
|Cx. Cinnamomi||Rou Gui||
Disperses deep Cold, warms the channels, unblocks the channels and vessels and alleviates pain.
With Huang Qi and Dang Gui, for Yin-type boils due to Qi and Blood Deficiency especially those that form but do not ulcerate.
|Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis||Hou Po||
Promotes the movement of Qi in the Middle Jiao, resolves Stagnation, promotes the movement of Qi downward, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Zhi Ke, for abdominal distention due to Qi and Food Stagnation.
|Rx. Platycodi||Jie Geng||
Expels pus and opens and raises Lung Qi, directing the effects of other herbs to the upper body.
With Gan Cao, disseminates Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, resolves toxicity, and expels pus.
|Fr. Aurantii||Zhi Ke||
Promotes the movement of Qi, reduces distention and pressure and resolves hardenings.
|Rx. Linderae||Wu Yao||
Promotes movement of Qi, warms the Kidneys, disperses Cold and alleviates pain.
With Mu Xiang and Zhi Ke, for epigastric and abdominal pain and distention due to Cold Stagnation and Qi Obstruction. With Dang Gui, disperses Cold and stops pain, for abdominal pain due to External Cold.
|Rx. Aucklandiae||Mu Xiang||
Promotes the movement of Qi, strengthens the Spleen, prevents Stagnation and alleviates pain.
|Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae||Bai Zhi||
Reduces swelling, eliminates toxins and expels pus.
With Jie Geng, for ulcerated boils when pus has not been discharged.
|Sm. Arecae||Bing Lang||
Regulates Qi, reduces accumulations, drains downward and unblocks the bowels.
|Rx. Saposhnikoviae||Fang Feng||
Releases the Exterior and expels External Wind.
|Fol. Perillae||Zi Su Ye||
Releases the Exterior, disperses Cold and promotes the movement of Spleen and Stomach Qi.
With Jie Geng and Zhi Ke, eases the diaphragm and Intestines. With Chuan Xiong and Dang Gui, harmonizes the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis.
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Gan Cao||
Clears Heat and relieves Fire toxicity and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
- Tonifies Qi
- Nourishes the Blood
- Promotes the movement of Qi and Blood
- Disperses Stagnation
- Expels pus
- Dissipates swelling
- Qi, Blood and Phlegm Stagnation
- External and Internal Disharmony
- Noxious swellings
- Flat abscesses
- Red face
- Chest pain
- Ulceration of the tumor
- Maybe a bloody secretion
- Foul odor
- Short urine
- T: Reddish purple
- C: Little or Yellow
- P: Wiry and rapid or Flooding or Tight or Thin
- Initial stage of neck tumors
- Breast abscesses
- Chronic conjunctivitis
- Fibrocystic breast disease
- Cervical lymphadenoma
- Breast cancer
- Tumors of pox disorders
- Enlarged thyroid
- Chronic skin abscesses
- Intraductal papillomas