English: Tonify the Lower Back Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang 9-30g Nourishes Jing and Blood, fills the Marrow and nourishes Liver and Kidney Yin.
With Dang Gui, for Blood Deficiency marked by dizziness, palpitations, insomnia and menstrual dysfunction.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 3-15g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, disperses Cold and alleviates pain.
With Huang Qi, for Qi and Blood Deficiency.
With Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 5-30g Nourishes the Blood, astringes Yin, adjusts the Ying and Wei, softens the Liver and relieves pain.
With Dang Gui, nourishes Yin and Blood.
With Shu Di Huang, for Heat symptoms due to Yin Deficiency and Devastated Blood.
With Dang Gui and Shu Di Huang, for dizziness, blurred vision and dysmenorrhea due to Blood Deficiency or Stasis.
Rx. Dipsaci Xu Duan 6-21g Tonifies the Liver and Kidneys, strengthens the sinews and bones, promotes the movement of Blood and alleviates pain.
Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang 5-30g Clears Heat, cools the Blood, nourishes Yin and generates fluids.
With Shu Di Huang, for Heat symptoms due to Yin Deficiency and Devastated Blood.
Rz. Cibotii Gou Ji 4.5-15g Tonifies the Liver and Kidneys, strengthens the sinews and bones, expels Wind-Dampness, relieves Bi syndrome, warms and stabilizes the Kidneys and prevents leakage.
With Dang Gui, for a long term disease leading to lower extremity swelling.
With Du Zhong, Shu Di Huang and Xu Duan, for back pain.
Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong 8-16g Tonifies the Kidneys and Liver, strengthens the sinews and bones, tonifies Kidney Yang and aids the smooth flow of Qi and Blood.
With Xu Duan, tonifies the Liver and Kidneys, strengthens the lower back and secures the Chong and Ren channels to treat aching in the lower back and knees and weakness of the legs which makes walking difficult.
Fr. Psoraliae Bu Gu Zhi 3-9g Tonifies the Kidneys, strengthens Yang, stabilizes Jing and astringes urine.
Rx. Astragali Huang Qi 9-30g Tonifies Qi and Blood, Tonifies Wei Qi, stabilizes the Exterior and relieves numbness and pain.
Colla Cornu Cervi Lu Jiao Jiao 3-5g Tonifies the Kidneys, strengthens Yang, tonifies the Du Channel, strengthens Jing and Blood, strengthens the sinews and bones and benefits marrow.
  • Reinforces the Kidneys
  • Benefits Jing
  • Jing Insufficiency
  • Insidious onset of low back and knees weak and aching
  • Pain worsens with fatigue and is better with bed rest
  • A rotating sensation in the brain
  • Dizziness
  • Tinnitus
  • Insomnia
  • In adults:
    Hair loss
    Graying or whitening of hair
    Weak sexual function
    Atrophy and weakness of feet with difficulty walking
    Poor memory
    Senility (premature or mature)
    Brittle bones
    Gradual deterioration of hearing
  • In children
    Retardation in mental and/or physical development
    Failure to thrive
    Late or incomplete closing of fontanel
  • Poor bone development, brittle bones
  • With Kidney Yang Deficiency predominant:
    A Cold sensation in the lower back and abdomen
    Low potency or impotence
    A pale complexion
    Cold limbs
    Aversion to Cold
    T: Pale with teethmarks
    C: Moist
    P: Deep and thready or Deep and slow
  • With Kidney Yin Deficiency predominant:
    Dry mouth and throat
    Malar flush
    Five Sole Heat
    T: Red
    C: Little or None
    P: Thready and rapid