Da Huang Mu Dan Pi Tang
Pin Ying Name: Da Huang Mu Dan Pi Tang
English Name: Rhubarb & Moutan Decoction
Chinese Name: 大黃牡丹皮湯
Herbs & Actions
Rx. et Rz. Rhei
Drains Heat and breaks up Blood Stasis.
Purges, softens hardness, eliminates stagnation, clears Heat and moistens Dryness.
With Da Huang, for constipation due to Stomach and Intestinal Heat.
Mu Dan Pi
Cools Blood, clears Heat and eliminates masses due to Blood Stasis.
With Da Huang, for unsuppurated abdominal abscess with pain, constipation and low grade fever.
Breaks up Blood Stasis, invigorates Blood, moistens Intestines and unblocks bowels.
Breaks up Blood Stasis, invigorates Blood, moistens Intestines and unblocks bowels. With Da Huang, for severe abdominal infection. With Da Huang and Mang Xiao, for Intestinal Abscess with pain and swelling.
Dong Gua Ren
Expels pus, eliminates Heat and reduces abscesses, especially in the Intestines.
With Da Huang and Mu Dan Pi, for Intestinal Abscess.
Breaks up Blood Stasis
Invigorates the Blood
Early Stage Intestinal Abscess
Heat and Blood Stagnation
Lower abdominal distention and pain (usually on right)
Pain increases on pressure with rebound tenderness
Guarding of the abdominal musculature
Groin pain resembling urinary dysfunction without urinary difficulty
Groin pain relieved by flexing hip and knee
Groin pain intensified by extending hip
Irregular or intermittent fever followed by chills and perspiration
May be mass in lower right quadrant of abdomen
Aversion to Cold
C: Thin, white or yellow and greasy
P: Slippery and rapid or Tight or Wiry and tight or Tight and rapid
Acute uncomplicated appendicitis
Ruptured appendicitis with peritonitis
Pelvic inflammatory disease
Infection after vasectomy
Abdominal or lower extremity folliculitis
Iliac fossa abscess
Blocked uterine tubes
Benign prostatic hypertrophy
Incarcerated internal hemorrhoids
Contraindicated for those with necrotic appendicitis.
Contraindicated for those with appendicitis with peritonitis.
Contraindicated for infants with appendicitis.
Contraindicated for those with appendicitis due to parasites.
Contraindicated during Pregnancy.
Use extreme caution in the weak and elderly.