Herb Formulas Notebook

Yi Huang Tang

Change Yellow [Discharge] Decoction

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Source: Fu Qing-Zhu's Women's Disorders (1826)
Author: Fu Qing-Zhu

Category: Formulas that Stabilise and Bind

Pattern: Damp-Heat in the Ren Mai due to Spleen and Kidney deficiency

Key Symptoms: Long-term, unremitting vaginal discharge that is yellowish-white in colour, viscous and fishy smelling.
Secondary Symptoms: Pale yellow complexion, dizziness, a sensation of heaviness in the head, reduced appetite, occasional loose stools, delayed menstruation with pale blood

Tongue: Pale with a thin white coat
Pulse: Soft, slippery, maybe submerged

Shan Yao 30g (dry fried)
Qian Shi 30g (dry fried)
Huang Bai 6g
Che Qian Zi 3g
Bai Guo 10pc

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Strengthens the Spleen, dried Dampness, clears Heat, stops vaginal discharge

Contraindications: Any cases that do not match this description, either without Damp-Heat or with severe Damp-Heat

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