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Shi Pi Yin herbal decoction
A traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) decoction containing a mixture of Aconiti lateral root, Zingiberis (ginger) root, Fu Ling (Poria), Atractylodis macrocephalae, Chaenomelis fruit (flowering quince fruit), magnolia bark, Aucklandia costus root, Arecae pericarpium, Tsao-Ko (cardamon) fruit, and licorice root, and may also contain Arecae seeds and Ziziphus jujuba fruit (red date), which may be used to treat edema. Although the exact mechanism(s) of action through which Shi Pi Yin decoction exerts its effect has yet to be fully elucidated, upon oral administration, this TCM may reduce edema. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:Shi Pi decoction
Shi Pi TCM herbal decoction
Shi Pi traditional Chinese medicine herbal decoction
Shi Pi Yin