English: Dredge the Wind and Activate the Blood Decoction
Also Known As: Disperse Wind and Activate the Blood Decoction
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 3-10g Tonifies, activates and harmonizes the Blood, disperses Cold and stops pain due to Blood Stasis.
With Chuan Xiong, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 3-10g Activates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
With Dang Gui, for Wind-Damp Invasion blocking the Blood vessels causing pain, numbness, and paralysis.
With Gui Zhi, expels Wind-Dampness, warms the channels and collaterals, facilitates joint movement and relieves Bi pain for joint and limb pain due to External Wind-Cold invasion.
Rx. Clematidis Wei Ling Xian 3-10g Dispels Wind-Dampness, unblocks the channels, alleviates pain and reduces Phlegm and pathogenic water.
With Qiang Huo, for Wind-Damp Bi causing joint pain (especially in the upper joints).
Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi 3-10g Expels Wind, eliminates Dampness, unblocks the nasal passages, dispels Cold and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, for headache.
With Qiang Huo, for Wind-Cold Dampness causing fever, chills and headaches.
With Qiang Huo, Gui Zhi and Chuan Xiong, for muscle aches and pains due to Wind-Dampness.
Rx. Stephaniae Tetrandrae Han Fang Ji 3-10g Promotes urination, reduces edema especially in the lower body, expels Wind-Dampness and alleviates pain.
Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai 3-10g Drains Damp-Heat especially from the Lower Jiao and drains Kidney Fire.
With Cang Zhu, eliminates Dampness and clears Heat for: Lower Jiao Damp-Heat with pain, swelling, and weakness in the lower limbs and regulates painful obstruction in the legs and knees.
Arisaemae cum Bile Dan Nan Xing 3-10g Clears Heat, dissolves Phlegm, calms Wind and stops convulsions.
Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu 3-10g Strongly dries Dampness, tonifies the Spleen, induces sweating, expels Wind-Dampness and clears Dampness from the Lower Jiao.
With Chuan Xiong, Bai Zhi and Qiang Huo, for Exterior Wind-Cold-Dampness.
Rz. seu Rx. Notopterygii Qiang Huo 3-10g Releases the exterior, disperses Cold, expels Wind-Cold-Dampness, unblocks painful obstruction, alleviates pain and guides Qi to the Tai Yang and Du channels.
With Chuan Xiong, for headache and generalized body aches and pains associated with the common cold or painful obstruction.
With Bai Zhi, for headaches.
With Cang Zhu, for a heavy-headed sensation.
Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi 3-10g Releases the exterior, assists the Yang, adjusts the Ying and Wei, releases the muscle layer, warms the channels and collaterals to relieve pain, unblocks Yang, transforms Qi and thin mucus, warms and facilitates the flow of Qi through the channels and collaterals and Blood through the vessels, warms the Middle and directs Turbid Yin downward.
With Han Fang Ji, for Wind-Cold Damp Bi.
Flos Carthami Hong Hua 0.9-5g Activates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, opens the channels and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, for chest and abdominal pain due to Qi and Blood Stasis.
Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang 3-5g Releases the Exterior, induces perspiration, disperses Cold and reduces the toxicity of other herbs.
With Gui Zhi, strongly induces sweating for treatment of External Wind-Cold with chills, fever, body aches and anhidrosis.
  • Disperses Wind
  • Eliminates Damp
  • Resolves Phlegm
  • Activates the blood
  • Eliminates Blood Stasis
  • Circulates the collaterals
  • Alleviates pain
  • Wind-Damp, Phlegm and Blood Stagnation
  • Sharp pain in all of the joints
  • The painful areas can be swollen and/or red
  • Joint stiffness
  • Hypertonicity of the joints
  • Paresthesias
  • Symptoms are often worse at night
  • Lower back and leg aches and pains