English: Relieve Tennis Elbow Decoction
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Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Ram. Mori Sang Zhi 15g Dispels Wind-Dampness, unblocks the channels and collaterals, benefits the joints and stops spasms.
With Gui Zhi, for pain in the upper extremities.
Caulis Piperis Futokadsurae Hai Feng Teng 15g Dispels Wind-Dampness, unblocks the channels, disperses Cold and stops pain.
With Gui Zhi, for pain, impaired joint movement and spasms of the sinews due to Wind-Damp Bi.
Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng 10g Invigorates and tonifies the Blood, activates the channels and relaxes the sinews.
Hb. Siegesbeckiae Xi Xian Cao 10g Dispels Wind-Dampness, strengthens the sinews and unblocks the channels and collaterals.
Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi 10g Releases the Exterior, assists Yang, adjusts the Ying and Wei, releases the muscle layer, warms the channels and collaterals to relieve pain and warms and facilitates the flow of Qi through the channels and collaterals and Blood through the vessels.
With Bai Shao, for External Wind-Cold with disharmony between the Ying and Wei.
With Chuan Xiong, expels Wind-Dampness, warms the channels and collaterals, facilitates joint movement and relieves the discomfort of painful obstruction.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 10g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 10g Nourishes the Blood, astringes Yin, adjusts the Ying and Wei and alleviates pain.
Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao 10g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis and relieves pain.
Myrrh Mo Yao 6g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, alleviates pain and reduces swelling.
With Ru Xiang, dredges the channels and collaterals to treat joint pain.
Olibanum Ru Xiang 6g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, relaxes the sinews, activates the channels and alleviates pain.
With Mo Yao, for Wind-Cold-Damp Bi with numbness throughout the body and unresponsive extremities.
  • Dispels Wind-Cold-Damp
  • Unblocks the collaterals
  • Invigorates the Blood
  • Breaks up Blood Stasis
  • Stops pain
  • Wind-Cold-Damp with Blood Stagnation
  • Elbow pain
  • Diffuse distending pain or
  • Stabbing pain
  • Impaired strength of hand muscles
  • Limited movement
  • Pain worse at night
  • Aversion to Wind and Cold
  • Aversion to Damp weather
  • Pain alleviated by movement
  • Heaviness of the hand
  • Local tenderness on palpation
  • T: Normal
  • C: Thin, white and greasy
  • P: Slippery or Wiry or Rough
  • Contraindicated for those with Heat Accumulation.
For aversion to Wind, Cold or Damp: For coldness of the elbow:
+ 6g Rx. Ephedrae Ma Huang + 5g Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
+ 10g Rx. Angelicae Pubescentis Du Huo + 6g Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi
For heaviness of the limbs, especially the affected limb:    
+10g Cx. Acanthopanacis Wu Jia Pi    
+ 10g Rx. Stephaniae Tetrandrae Han Fang Ji