English: Modified Aconite, Ephedra, Asari, Cinnamon and Ginger Decoction
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Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Aconiti Preparata Zhi Chuan Wu 9g Expels Wind-Dampness, disperses Cold, warms and activates the channels and stops pain
Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi 9g Warms Ming Men Fire, assists Heart, Kidney and Spleen Yang, disperses Cold and Dampness, warms the channels and stops pain.
With Gan Cao, strengthens its actions of fortifying Qi and benefiting the Yang.
With Xi Xin, for Disperses Cold and stops pain.
Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi 9g Releases the Exterior, assists Yang, adjusts the Ying and Wei, releases the muscle layer, warms the channels and collaterals to relieve pain, warms and facilitates the flow of Qi through the channels and collaterals and Blood through the vessels.
Rx. Angelicae Pubescentis Du Huo 9g Dispels Wind-Dampness, alleviates pain, disperses Wind-Cold-Dampness and releases the Exterior.
With Ma Huang, for Wind-Cold with anhidrosis and body aches and pains.
Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen 9g Discharges Exterior conditions and releases the muscles, especially of the neck and upper back.
With Ma Huang and Gui Zhi, for Wind-Cold with stiffness and tension in the upper back and neck.
Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang 9g Warms the Middle, expels Cold Dispels Wind-Dampness seeping into the Lower Jiao.
With Zhi Fu Zi, for Cold-Damp Bi.
Hb. Ephedrae Ma Huang 6g Induces sweating, releases the Exterior, warms and disperses Cold pathogens, promotes urination and reduces edema.
With Zhi Fu Zi, for Wind-Cold Bi.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 6g Moderates spasms, alleviates pain, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
Hb. Asari Xi Xin 3g Disperses Wind-Cold and Internal Cold and alleviates pain.
With Ma Huang, alleviates Wind-Cold-Damp Bi pain.
With Ma Huang and Zhi Fu Zi, for Exterior Wind-Cold with underlying Yang Deficiency.
With Zhi Fu Zi, for Wind-Damp-Cold Bi with spasms of the joints and intolerable pain.
With Du Huo, for joint pain due to Wind-Cold-Dampness.
  • Warms the channels
  • Scatters Cold
  • Dispels Dampness
  • Stops pain
  • Cold-Damp
  • Herniated lumbar disc
  • Cold pains in the lower and upper back
  • Heavy sensations in the low back
  • Feeling as if one were sitting in cold water
  • Feeling as if one were carrying a heavy weight
  • Cold limbs
  • Lack of strength
  • Definite tender points on palpation
  • Increased pain on exposure to Cold
  • Decreased pain on exposure to warmth
  • Long, clear urination
  • T: Pale
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Deep and tight
With Kidney Deficiency: For severe heavy sensations in the low back:
+ 9g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng + 9g Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu
+ 9g. Rx. Dipsaci Xu Duan With Spleen Deficiency:
With Blood Stagnation: + 12g Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
+ 9g Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao
+ 12g Poria Fu Ling
+ 6g Olibanum Ru Xiang For Wind-Cold with migrating pain or pain radiating to the ribs or flank:
+ 6g Myrrh Mo Yao
    + 9g Rz. et Rx. Notopterygii Qiang Huo
    + 9g Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng