|English:||Modified Three Kinds of Rheumatism Pill|
|Also Known As:|
|Rx. Angelica Pubescentis||Du Huo||10-11g||Releases the Exterior, dispels Wind-Cold-Dampness, opens the channels, vitalizes vessels and stops pain.
With Qin Jiao, expels Wind-Cold-Damp, relieves arthralgia and stops pain.
|Rx. Gentianae Macrophyllae||Qin Jiao||10-11g||Clears Heat, expels Wind-Dampness, relaxes sinews, clears Deficiency Heat and resolves Dampness - good for cramps in the limbs.|
|Rx. Clematidis||Wei Ling Xian||10-11g||Dispels Wind-Dampness, opens the channels, alleviates pain, reduces Phlegm and dispels Dampness - good for swelling, arthralgia with numbness and spasms.|
|Rx. Stephaniae Tetrandrae||Han Fang Ji||8-10g||Expels Wind-Dampness, alleviates pain and promotes urination.|
|(Cx. Erythrinae)||(Hai Tong Pi)||(8-10g)||(Substitutes for Han Fang Ji)|
|Fr. Chaenomelis||Mu Gua||8-10g||Relaxes sinews (increases Qi and Blood circulation), opens the channels and transforms Dampness - good for lower back and extremities.|
|Caulis Trachelospermi||Luo Shi Teng||9-10g||Dispels Wind-Dampness and opens channels.|
|Cx. Eucommiae||Du Zhong||8-10g||Tonifies the Kidneys and Liver, strengthens the sinews and bones and circulates Qi and Blood.|
|Rx. Astragali||Huang Qi||9-10g||Strengthens the Spleen, tonifies Qi, consolidates Wei Qi, stabilizes the Exterior and nourishes Blood.
With Zhi Gan Cao, strengthens Qi and consolidates Wei.
With Gui Zhi, for Qi and Blood Deficiencies and Ying and Wei Deficiencies with numbness and painful obstruction of the musculature.
|Rx. Cyathulae||Chuan Niu Xi||8-10g||Expels Wind, drains Dampness, opens the channels, invigorates the Blood and eliminates Blood Stasis.- especially good for knee pain and flaccid extremities.|
|Caulis Spatholobi||Ji Xue Teng||9-10g||Nourishes and invigorates the Blood, opens the channels and relaxes sinews - good for numbness, low back pain and knee pain.|
|Hb. Taxilli||Sang Ji Sheng||8-10g||Strengthens the sinews and bones, tonifies Liver and Kidney Yin, expels Wind-Dampness and nourishes the Blood. - good for low back and knees.
With Du Huo and Chuan Niu Xi, for Kidney and Liver Yin Deficiency and Wind-Dampness causing low back and leg pain, stiffness and soreness.
|Rx. Angelica Sinensis||Dang Gui||8-10g||Nourishes, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, disperses Cold and stops pain.
With Zhi Gan Cao, moderates spasms.
With Huang Qi, for Blood Deficiency.
|Rx. Saposhnikoviae||Fang Feng||9-10g||Releases the Exterior, expels Wind-Cold-Dampness, stops pain, expels Internal Wind, stops spasms, moves Qi, tonifies the Spleen and treats gout.
With Qin Jiao, for Wind Dampness Bi with spasms of the tendons or numbness of the limbs and pain due to Wind-Dampness in patients with Blood Deficiency.
|Ram. Cinnamomi||Gui Zhi||9-10g||Releases external Wind-Cold from the muscle layer., harmonizes the Ying and Wei, warms the channels and collaterals, relieves pain, disperse, Cold, unblocks Yang, transforms the Qi, warms and facilitates the flow of Yang Qi in the chest and warms and facilitates the flow of Blood through the vessels.
With Han Fang Ji, for Wind-Cold Damp Bi.
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata||Zhi Gan Cao||3-6g||Tonifies Qi, harmonizes and protects Stomach.|
- Dispels Wind-Cold-Damp
- Tonifies Qi
- Strengthens tendons
- Nourishes and Activates the Blood
- Breaks up Blood Stasis
- Stops pain
- Wind-Cold-Damp Bi with Blood Stasis
- San Bi
- This formula has its most predominant action on Dampness.
|With aversion to Cold and a cold body:||For severe pain:|
|+ 5g Cx. Cinnamomi||Rou Gui||+ 5g Scorpio||Quan Xie|
|+ 6g Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata||Zhi Fu Zi||+ 10g Zaocys||Wu Shao She|
For fixed, stabbing pain or pain which is worse at night:
|+ 5g Flos Carthami||Hong Hua|
|+ 6g Olibanum||Ru Xiang||
|+ 6g Myrrh||Mo Yao||+ 6g Rx. Ginseng||Ren Shen|