English: White Atractylodes and Aconite Accessory Root Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu 12g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, dries Dampness and promotes water metabolism.
Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi 9-12g Disperses Cold and Dampness, warms the channels and stops pain.
With Bai Zhu, for Wind-Damp Bi and Spleen Yang Deficiency with a cold, painful abdomen, vomiting and watery diarrhea.
Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang 6-9g Releases the Exterior, induces perspiration, disperses Cold, warms the Middle and normalizes the flow of Qi at the center.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao 6g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, moderates spasms, alleviates pain, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
Fr. Jujube Da Zao 6g Tonifies the Spleen and Stomach and augments Qi.
With Sheng Jiang , for External Wind-Cold.
  • Warms the channels
  • Disperses Cold
  • Strengthens the Middle Jiao
  • Resolves Dampness
  • Wind-Cold-Damp
  • Sciatica pain
  • Whole body pain
  • Inability to rotate the body
  • Hard stools
  • The pain is intense and moves around
  • Swollen painful joints (especially lower limbs)
  • Joints are warm to the touch (may be burning and swollen)
  • The pain is worse at night
  • Reduced range of motion
  • Joint degeneration or deformity in the lumbar region
  • Cold body
  • Aversion to Cold
  • Anhidrosis
  • Weight loss
  • Loose stools or
  • Diarrhea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscular atrophy
  • Difficulty walking and moving
  • Thirst
  • Poor appetite
  • Hemiplegia
  • Heaviness of the body and limbs
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Edema
  • Emaciation
  • Swollen feet
  • Numbness of the extremities
  • Paralysis
  • Fatigue
  • T: Normal
  • C: White and greasy or Thin, yellow and greasy
  • P: Floating, thready and moderate
  • Contraindicated for those with hard stools due to Heat or Yin Deficiency.
For Wind-Damp Bi with numbness and loss of movement in the joints: For more severe Internal Dampness:
- Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
+ Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
+ Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng + Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu
For more severe Internal Dampness: + Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren
+ Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen For accompanying Yang Deficiency:
    - Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
    - Fr. Jujube Da Zao
    + 12g Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui