English: Notopterygium Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rz. et Rx. Notopterygii Qiang Huo 3-10g Expels Wind-Cold-Dampness, unblocks painful obstruction, alleviates pain and guides Qi to the Tai Yang and Du channels.
With Fang Feng, for pain due to External Wind-Dampness.
Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng 3-10g Expels Wind-Dampness and alleviates pain.
With Qin Jiao, for Wind-Damp Bi with spasms of the tendons or numbness of the limbs and pain due to Wind-Dampness in patients with Blood Deficiency.
Rx. Gentianae Macrophyllae Qin Jiao 3-12g Expels Wind-Dampness, opens the channels and soothes the sinews and collaterals.
Cx. Acanthopanacis Wu Jia Pi 4.5-15g Dispels Wind-Dampness, nourishes and warms the Liver and Kidneys and strengthens sinews and bones.
Fr. Chaenomelis Mu Gua 2-12g Relaxes the sinews, invigorates the Blood, unblocks the channels and transforms Dampness.
Rx. Dipsaci Xu Duan 6-21g Tonifies the Liver and Kidneys, strengthens the sinews and bones, promotes the movement of Blood and alleviates pain.
Caulis Piperis Futokadsurae Hai Feng Teng 6-20g Dispels Wind-Dampness, unblocks the channels, disperses Cold and stops pain.
Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi 6-16g Invigorates the Blood, expels Blood Stasis, nourishes Liver and Kidney Yin, strengthens the sinews and bones and benefits the joints.
Hb. cum Rx. Asari Xi Xin 0.5-5g Disperses Wind-Cold and Internal Cold and alleviates pain.
With Qiang Huo and Fang Feng, for Wind-Cold.
  • Expels Wind-Dampness
  • Strengthens the sinews and bones
  • Opens the channels
  • Unblocks painful obstruction
  • Tonifies the Liver and Kidneys
  • Invigorates the Blood
  • Expels Blood Stasis
  • Alleviates pain
  • Wind-Cold-Damp
  • Low back pain
  • The pain is accompanied by Cold and heavy sensations in the low back as if sitting in water and carrying some weight
  • The sensations are aggravated by col-Damp weather and alleviated by warmth
  • There may be body heaviness and numbness
  • The joints may feel sore and inhibited when bending or stretching
  • No thirst
  • Loose stools
  • T: Pale
  • C: Slimy and white
  • P: Soft and moderate