English: Aconite Accessory Root Decoction
Also Known As: Aconite Combination
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi 6-18g Disperses Cold and Dampness, warms the channels and stops pain.
With Ren Shen, for severe Deficiency of Source Qi and Collapse of Yang with cold extremities, sweating, weak breathing, dizziness and an extremely pale complexion.
With Bai Zhu, for Wind-Damp Bi.
With Bai Zhu and Fu Ling, for Kidney and Spleen Yang Deficiency with retention of pathogenic water with abdominal pain, which is worse with Cold, urinary difficulty, and deep aching and heaviness in the extremities.
With Fu Ling, for lower body edema and dysuria.
Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu 9-12g Tonifies the Spleen and augments Qi Dries Dampness and promotes water metabolism.
Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen 3-6g Powerfully tonifies Qi.
Poria Fu Ling 9-12g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness and strengthens the Spleen.
With Ren Shen and Bai Zhu, for a weak and deficient Spleen with fatigue, anorexia and loose stools.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 6-12g Nourishes the Blood, astringes Yin, adjusts the Ying and Wei, softens the Liver and relieves pain.
  • Dispels Cold
  • Warms the channels
  • Assists Yang
  • Dispels Dampness
  • Relieves pain
  • Yang Deficiency with Internal Cold-Dampness
  • Tai Yang Shang Han
  • Yang Ming Han
  • Aching bones and joints
  • Muscle ache
  • Whole body pain
  • Aversion to Cold, especially at the back
  • Cold limbs
  • Lower abdominal pain and Cold
  • Abdomen feels chilled
  • Maybe fever
  • No thirst
  • T: Normal
  • C: White and slippery
  • P: Deep and faint or Forceless or Choppy and slow or Wiry
For a stronger Wind-Damp dispelling action: For more severe Cold-Dampness:
+ Rz. et Rz. Notopterygii Qiang Huo + Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ Rx. Angelicae Pubescentis Du Huo + Rx. Aconiti Preparata Zhi Chuan Wu
For chronic painful obstruction leading to Blood Stasis:
+ Rx. Clematidis Wei Ling Xian
+ Hb. Siegesbeckiae Xi Xian Cao + Myrrh Mo Yao
For whole body pain: + Olibanum Ru Xiang
+ 12g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng For whole body pain with a cold sensation:
For whole body pain with low back pain: + 12g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng
+ 12g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng + 10g Fr. Evodiae Wu Zhu Yu
+ 12g Rx. Dipsaci Xu Duan + 10g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ 10g Sm. Cuscutae Tu Si Zi For whole body pain with aversion to Cold:
    + 12g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng
    + 10g Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang
    + 5g Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui