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Xiaoji Yinzi

Name

Small Thistle Decoction

  1. 小薊飲子
  2. 小蓟饮子

The Prescription of Xiaoji Yinzi

Source

The book Ji Sheng Fang

Ingredients

Explanation

Xiao Ji: The principal drug, removing heat from blood and stopping bleeding.

Ou Jie and Pu Huang: Removing heat from blood, stopping bleeding and eliminating blood stasis.

Hua Shi: Removing heat pathogens, promoting water metabolism and inducing diuresis.

Mu Tong, Zhu Ye and Zhi Zi: Removing and purging heat from the heart, lung and tri-Jiao.

Sheng Di: Nourishing Yin and removing heat, removing heat from blood and stopping bleeding.

Dang Gui: Nourishing and regulating blood.

Gan Cao: Tempering the actions of all the other ingredients.

The Effect of Xiaoji Yinzi

Effect

Removing heat from blood, stopping bleeding, promoting water metabolism and inducing diuresis.

Indications

Syndrome due to retention of heat in the lower-Jiao, marked by painful and dribbling and frequent urination with scanty and deep-colored and bloody urine, reddened tongue and rapid pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as urinary infection and stone in the urinary system.

Administrations

Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.