Yi Guan Jian
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Yi Guan Jian #2525

Pin Ying Name: Yi Guan Jian

English Name: Linking Decoction

Chinese Name: 一貫煎

Herbs & Actions
Pharmaceutical Latin Pin Yin Dosage Actions
Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang 6-45g

Clears Heat, cools the Blood and nourishes the Yin and Blood.

With Gou Qi Zi, softens the Liver by nourishing the Blood and Kidney Yin. With Mai Men Dong and Sha Shen, for dry mouth, thirst and a red tongue due to Stomach Yin Deficiency.

Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi 3-18g

Nourishes and tonifies the Liver and Kidneys, and nourishes the Blood and Yin.

With Dang Gui, Sha Shen, and Chuan Lian Zi, for Yin Deficiency with Qi Stagnation with epigastric and flank pain, dry mouth and throat, a bitter taste and acid regurgitation.

Rx. Adenophorae/ Glehniae Sha Shen 3-12g

Nourishes the Stomach and Lung Yin.

With Mai Men Dong, enriches and nourishes Stomach and Lung Yin, protects against Liver attacking the Stomach and Lung, treats parched mouth and throat and helps soften the Liver.

Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong 3-12g

Nourishes the Stomach and Lung Yin.

With Sha Shen, for a dry throat, constipation, thirst and a red tongue with little coat due to pathogenic Warmth or Heat injuring the Stomach Yin or long-term Yin Deficiency.

Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 3-12g

Nourishes and invigorates the Blood.

Fr. Toosendan Chuan Lian Zi 1.5-6g

Disperses Liver Qi, alleviates pain and clears Heat.

With Sheng Di Huang and Gou Qi Zi, for hypochondriac and chest pain, dry mouth and acid regurgitation from Liver Qi Stagnation along with Liver and Kidney Yin Deficiency

Formula Actions
  • Enriches Kidney and Liver Yin
  • Spreads Liver Qi
Syndromes
  • Liver Yin Deficiency
  • Liver and Kidney Yin Deficiency (with Liver Qi Stagnation)
  • Liver and Kidney Yin Deficiency with abdominal masses
Clinical Manifestations
  • Hypochondriac and chest pain
  • Dry, parched mouth and throat
  • Bitter taste in mouth
  • Acid regurgitation
  • Dizziness
  • Epigastric and abdominal distention
  • Maybe constipation
  • T: Red and dry
  • C: Little or None
  • P: Thready and weak or Wiry and deficient
Treats
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Hernia
  • Hiatus hernia
  • Lung consumption
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Abdominal masses
  • Certain stages of some warm febrile diseases
  • Chronic hepatitis
  • Chronic cirrhosis of the Liver
  • Elevated Liver enzymes
  • Costochondritis
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Essential hypertension
  • Chronic gastritis
  • Pleuritis
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Perimenopause syndrome
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Knee pain
  • Headache
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Dizziness
  • Anemia
  • Fever during the late stage of Liver cancer
  • Behcet's disease
  • Menopause syndrome
  • Panic attacks
  • Tinnitus
  • Acid reflux
  • Deafness
  • Forgetfulness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Flaccid paralysis
  • Late menstruation
  • Spermatorrhea
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Chronic glomerulonephritis
  • Testitis
  • Wasting and thirsting
  • Hypertension during pregnancy
  • Addison’s disease
  • Thrombocytopenic purpura
  • Pulmonary tuberculosis
  • Chronic orchitis
  • Neurasthenia
  • Gastric and duodenal ulcer
  • Gastrointestinal neurosis
  • Hypochondriac neuralgia
  • Early menstruation
  • Cholecystitis
  • Intercostal neuritis
  • Tourette syndrome
  • Amenorrhea
  • Breast tenderness
  • Retinitis pigmentosa
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Cough
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Constipation
  • Tidal fever
  • Depression
  • Anxiety neurosis
  • Low-grade fever
  • Abdominal fullness and distention
  • Neurosis
  • Low back pain
  • Weakness
  • Colitis
  • Male menopause
  • Night sweats
  • Scanty menstruation
  • Ascites
Contraindications
  • Contraindicated for those with chest pain due to Phlegm or Phlegm-Damp Retention.