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Jichuan Jian

Name

Decoction of Jichuan Jian

  1. 濟川煎
  2. 济川煎

The Prescription of Jichuan Jian

Source

The book Jing Yue Quan Shu

Ingredients

Explanation

Rou Cong Rong: The principal drug, being sweet and salty in flavor and warm in nature, warming up the kidney, replenishing vital-essence, moistening the intestines to defecate.

Dang Gui: Nourishing and regulating blood, relaxing the bowel to relieve constipation.

Niu Xi: Invigorating the kidney to strengthen the loins, tending to go downward.

Zhi Qiao: Making stagnated Qi in the intestines go downwards, aiding in relaxing the bowels.

Ze Xie: Tending to go downwards to promote the discharging of turbidness in the kidney.

Sheng Ma: Ascending the clear Yang so as to descend the turbid Yin.

The Effect of Jichuan Jian

Effect

Warming up the kidney, replenishing vital essence, lubricating the intestines to induce defecation.

Indications

Syndrome of constipation due to deficiency of the kidney, marked by constipation, clear and dilute urine, dizziness and vertigo, and soreness and weakness of the loins and knees; including such diseases with the above symptoms as constipation due to infirmity with age, tuberculosis or tumor.

Administrations

Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.