English: Relax the Tendons and Instill Peace Powder
Also Known As: Clematis and Carthamus Combination
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng 3-10g Expels Wind-Dampness, expels Internal Wind, stops spasms and alleviates pain.
With Cang Zhu, for pain due to Wind-Dampness Bi with aching joints, heavy limbs and generalized aching discomfort.
With Qiang Huo, Du Huo and Wei Ling Xian, for painful obstruction.
With Chao Nan Xing, for headache, generalized body aches and numbness due to Wind-Phlegm Obstructing the channels.
Rz. et Rx. Notopterygii Qiang Huo 3-10g Expels Wind-Cold-Dampness, unblocks painful obstruction, guides Qi to the Tai Yang and Du channels and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, for headache and generalized body aches and pains associated with the common cold or painful obstruction.
With Fang Feng, for pain due to External Wind-Dampness.
With Cang Zhu, for a heavy-headed sensation.
With Du Huo, for Wind-Dampness.
With Fang Feng, Bai Zhi and Cang Zhu, for Wind-Cold.
Rx. Clematidis Wei Ling Xian 3-16g Dispels Wind-Dampness, unblocks the channels and alleviates pain.
With Qiang Huo, for Wind-Damp Bi causing joint pain, especially in the upper joints.
With Niu Xi, for Wind-Damp Bi causing joint pain, especially in the lower joints.
Ginger-fried Rz. Arisaematis Chao Tian Nan Xing 3-10g Disperses Wind-Phlegm in the channels, stops spasms, reduces swelling and alleviates pain.
With Cang Zhu, for Wind-Damp Bi.
With Fang Feng, for muscular tetany.
Wine-soaked Rx. Atractylodis Jin Cang Zhu 3-10g Strongly dries Dampness, tonifies the Spleen, induces sweating, expels Wind-Dampness and Clears Dampness from the Lower Jiao.
With Qiang Huo, Chuan Xiong and Bai Zhi, for Exterior Wind-Cold-Dampness.
With Bai Zhu, for musculoskeletal disorders of the arms and shoulders due to Phlegm Stagnation.
Rx. Angelicae Pubescentis Du Huo 3-10g Dispels Wind-Dampness and alleviates pain.
With Fang Feng, for numbness in the legs.
With Qiang Huo, for joint pain and numbness.
Poria Fu Ling 9-18g Promotes urination and leaches out Dampness.
With Bai Zhu, strengthens the Spleen and resolves Dampness.
Rx. Stephaniae Tetrandrae Han Fang Ji 3-12g Expels Wind-Dampness, purges Damp-Heat and alleviates pain.
Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin 3-18g Clears Heat, dries Dampness, drains Fire and detoxifies.
With Mu Tong and Sheng Di Huang, for Lower Jiao Damp-Heat with painful, difficult urination.
Rx. Gentianae Long Dan Cao 3-10g Drains Damp-Heat from the Liver and Gallbladder channels.
Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao 6-30g Clears Heat, especially in the Upper Jiao, relieves toxicity and promotes urination.
Caulis Akebiae Mu Tong 3-10g Promotes urination.
With Han Fang Ji and Cang Zhu, for Wind-Damp Bi joint pain.
Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia 3-15g Dries Dampness, transforms Phlegm and reduces Stagnation.
With Chen Pi, for epigastric and abdominal distention or pain due to disharmony of the Stomach Qi.
With Fu Ling, for Phlegm, thin mucus and turbid Dampness.
Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi 3-9g Regulates Qi, adjusts the Middle, relieves the diaphragm, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Bai Zhu, for anorexia and other symptoms of Damp Obstruction due to Spleen Deficiency.
With Cang Zhu and Fu Ling, for A thick white tongue coat with no desire to drink.
Sm. Persicae Tao Ren 4-10g Breaks up Blood Stasis and invigorates Blood circulation.
With Hong Hua, invigorates the Blood for all types of Blood Stagnation.
Flos Carthami Hong Hua 3-10g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, opens the channels and alleviates 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.
Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang 5-30g Clears Heat, cools the Blood and nourishes Yin.
With Niu Xi, powerfully clears Deficiency Fire Blazing Upward.
Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi 1.5-3g Disperses Cold and Dampness, warms the channels and stops pain.
With Bai Zhu, for Wind-Damp Bi.
With Bai Zhu and Fu Ling, for Kidney and Spleen Yang Deficiency and 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. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 3-10g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi 3-10g Expels Wind, eliminates Dampness, dispels Cold and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, for headache.
With Huang Qin, for Wind-Heat headache.
With Fang Feng and Qiang Huo, for Wind-Cold with headache and stuffy nose.
With Qiang Huo, for Wind-Cold Dampness causing fever, chills and headaches.
Fr. Chaenomelis Mu Gua 2-12g Relaxes the sinews, increases Qi and Blood circulation, unblocks the channels, harmonizes the Stomach, nourishes the Liver and transforms Dampness.
With Du Huo, for weakness and atrophy of the muscles of the lower extremities.
Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu 3-15g Dries Dampness, promotes water metabolism, stabilizes the Exterior and stops sweating.
With Jin Cang Zhu, for Damp Cold Painful Obstruction.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 3-6g Moderates spasms, alleviates pain, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
Succus Bambusae Zhu Li 30-60g Clears Heat, transforms Phlegm and penetrates to the channels.
With Jiang Zhi, for Wind-Stroke with Phlegm welling upward.
Rz. Zingiberis Recens (juice) Jiang Zhi 1-2ml Releases the Exterior, induces perspiration,
disperses Cold,
warms the Middle, breaks up Phlegm, stops vomiting and reduces the toxicity of other herbs.
With Zhi Ban Xia, for coughing and vomiting.
With Zhu Li, for aphasia and numbness from Wind-Stroke due to Phlegm Obstruction.
With Chen Pi, for Cold-Dampness Obstructing the Middle.
  • Disperses Wind
  • Clears Heat
  • Eliminates Cold
  • Dispels Dampness
  • Invigorates the Blood
  • Unblocks the channels and collaterals
  • Wind- Damp Bi with Cold and/or Heat
  • Severe pain in the muscles and joints of the extremities
  • Numbness and pain of the legs
For severe abdominal pain:  
+ Olibanum Ru Xiang    
+ Myrrh Mo Yao