English: Modified Pheretima Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rz. et Rx. Notopterygii Qiang Huo 12g Expels Wind-Cold-Dampness, unblocks painful obstruction, alleviates pain and guides Qi to the Tai Yang and Du channels.
With Du Huo, for Wind-Dampness.
Rx. Angelicae Pubescentis Du Huo 10g Disperses Wind-Cold-Dampness, releases the Exterior and alleviates pain.
With Qiang Huo, for joint pain and numbness.
With Ma Huang, for Wind-Cold with anhidrosis, and body aches and pains.
Rx. Ephedrae Ma Huang 6g Induces sweating, releases the Exterior and warms and disperses Cold pathogens.
Sm. Persicae Tao Ren 12g Breaks up Blood Stasis and invigorates Blood circulation.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 12g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, disperses Cold and alleviates pain.
Pheretima Di Long 12g Clears Heat, unblocks and promotes movement in the channels and collaterals, extinguishes Wind and stops spasms.
Lignum Sappan Su Mu 10g Invigorates Blood circulation, dispels Blood Stasis, reduces swellings, opens the channels and alleviates pain
  • Dispels Wind
  • Scatters Cold
  • Unblocks the channels
  • Wind-Cold-Damp Bi
  • Head, neck, shoulder and upper back aching and pain
  • Fixed neck pain
  • Tender points on the neck
  • A possible palpable cord-like feeling in the neck
  • A stiff neck
  • Inhibited movement
  • Pain, soreness and numbness of the four limbs
  • Maybe weakness and heaviness of the upper limbs
  • Heavy-headedness
  • Aversion to Cold
  • Prefers Heat
  • Severe:
    Withering of the arm muscles
    Difficulty extending and flexing the fingers
    Maybe complete loss of sensation and rigidity of the fingers
  • T: Pale
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Floating and moderate or Floating and tight