English: Smooth the Tendons, Relax the Muscles Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rz. et Rx. Notopterygii Qiang Huo 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.
Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi 10g Dispels Wind-Dampness, unblocks the channels and collaterals, promotes urination and reduces edema.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 10g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, reduces swelling and alleviates pain.
With Gan Cao, moderates spasms.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 10g Nourishes the Blood, astringes Yin, calms Liver Yang and Liver Wind and alleviates pain.
With Gan Cao, for muscle spasms, pain and numbness, especially in the calf, due to Blood Deficiency.
With Dang Gui, nourishes Yin and Blood.
Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang 10g Invigorates the Blood, eliminates Blood Stasis, expels Wind and Reduces swelling.
With Hai Tong Pi, Qiang Huo and Dang Gui, for Bi syndrome.
Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu 10g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, dries Dampness and promotes water metabolism.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 3g Moderates spasms, alleviates pain, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
  • Dispels Wind-Cold-Damp
  • Stops pain
  • Relieves spasms
  • Wind-Cold-Damp Bi with Wind-Damp Predominant
  • General pain
  • Painful extremities
  • Lumbago
  • Limitation of movement
  • Aversion to Wind and Damp
  • Heaviness of the body
  • Moving pain
  • Poor appetite
  • Loose stools or
  • Diarrhea
  • T: Normal
  • C: Thin, white and greasy
  • P: Floating and slippery