English: Trogopterorus and Pheretima Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Pheretima Di Long 12g Clears Heat, unblocks and promotes movement in the channels and collaterals and promotes urination.
Faeces Trogopterori Wu Ling Zhi 9g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis and alleviates pain.
With Xiang Fu, for epigastric pain.
Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi 9g Invigorates the Blood, expels Blood Stasis, nourishes Liver and Kidney Yin, strengthens the sinews and bones, benefits the joints and clears Damp-Heat in the Lower Jiao.
Rx. et Rz. Notopterygii Qiang Huo 9g Expels Wind-Cold-Dampness, unblocks painful obstruction and alleviates pain.
Sm. Persicae Tao Ren 9g Breaks up Blood Stasis and invigorates Blood circulation.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 9g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood and stops pain due to Blood Stasis.
With Gan Cao, moderates spasms and relieves abdominal pain.
Rx. Cyperi Xiang Fu 9g Spreads and regulates Liver Qi and alleviates pain.
With Dang Gui, tonifies the Blood and moves Qi.
Olibanum Ru Xiang 6g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, relaxes the sinews, activates the channels and alleviates pain.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 6g Moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
  • Invigorates the Blood
  • Breaks up Stagnation
  • Unblocks the channels
  • Stops pain
  • Qi and Blood Stagnation
  • Pain that is severe, fixed and stabbing or
  • Pains that move around
  • Distention
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Pan is worse with pressure
  • Dark complexion
  • Fixed, palpable masses
  • Bleeding with clots
  • Purple lips
  • Purple nails
  • Dry skin
  • Blue, dark or purplish discoloration of skin in small or large areas,
  • Varicose and spider veins
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Tendency to hemorrhage dark blood or clots
  • T: Purple, possible purple or red spots
    Red purple if there is Heat
    Blue purple if there is Cold
  • C: White
  • P: Choppy or Wiry and choppy
For pain in the upper extremities: For pain in the lower extremities:
+ 9g Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang + 9g Rx. Angelicae Pubescentis Du Huo
+ 9g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi + 9g Fr. Chaenomelis Mu Gua
For severe pain: For severe joint swelling:
+ 15g Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo + 9g Pseudobulbus Cremastrae/Pleiones Shan Ci Gu
+ 3g Scorpio Quan Xie
+ 3g Scolopendra Wu Gong + 9g Rx. Stephaniae Tetrandrae Han Fang Ji
For restricted mobility:
+ 30g Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng + 9g Rz. Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae Bi Xie