English: Lindera Powder to Smooth the Flow of Qi
Also Known As: Lindera Formula
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Linderae Wu Yao 10-15g Promotes movement of Qi, warms the Kidneys, disperses Cold and alleviates pain.
With Ma Huang and Jiang Can, for Wind attacking the extremities with joint pain, numbness, headache, and dizziness.
With Chen Pi, Ma Huang, Chuan Xiong and Jiang Can, for stroke due to wind-Cold Attacking the Channels and Collaterals.
Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi 3-6g Regulates Qi, adjusts the Middle, descends Qi, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
Dry-fried Bombyx Batryticatus Chao Jiang Can 3-6g Extinguishes Wind, stops spasms and convulsions, disperses Wind-Heat and stops itching and pain.
With Bai Zhi, for frontal headache.
Hb. Ephedrae Ma Huang 6-9g Induces sweating, releases the Exterior and disseminates and facilitates Lung Qi.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 6-g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and
lleviates pain.
Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng 6-9g Opens the Lungs, spreads Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, benefits the throat and opens and raises Lung Qi, directing the effects of other herbs to the upper body.
With Gan Cao, for Excess disorders in the Upper Jiao with no disorder in the Lower Jiao.
Rz. Zingiberis Preparatum Pao Jiang 3-6g Warms the Middle, expels Cold and dispels Wind-Dampness seeping into the Lower Jiao.
With Gan Cao, for epigastric pain and vomiting due to Spleen and Stomach Deficiency Cold.
Bran-dry-fried Fr. Aurantii Chao Zhi Ke 3-6g Promotes the movement of Qi.
With Jie Geng, regulates the flow of Qi in the chest and aids in the transformation of Phlegm.
Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi 6-9g Expels Wind, eliminates Dampness, unblocks the nasal passages, dispels Cold and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, for headache.
Dry-fried Rx. Glycyrrhizae Chao Gan Cao 3-6g Warms the Middle, harmonizes the Stomach, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
With Jie Geng, for pain and swelling of the throat.
(Rz. Zingiberis Recens) (Sheng Jiang) (6g) (Releases the Exterior, induces perspiration, disperses Cold and reduces the toxicity of other herbs.)
(With Da Zao, for External Wind-Cold.
With Ma Huang, strongly creates sweating to treat all externally contracted Wind-Cold disorders.)
(Fr. Jujube) (Da Zao) (3g) (Moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.)
  • Dispels Wind
  • Promotes the circulation of Qi
  • Eliminates Phlegm
  • Dispels Dampness
  • Stops pain
  • Wind-Stroke (Attacking the Extremities)
  • Leg Qi
  • Cold attacking the chest and axilla
  • Arthralgia
  • Whole body numbness and pain
  • Dysphasia
  • Muscle and tendon stiffness and paralysis
  • Leg weakness with difficulty walking
  • Stabbing pain in the hypochondrium
  • Epigastric and abdominal fullness
  • Vomiting
  • Deviation of the eyes and mouth
  • Dyspnea
  • Diarrhea
  • Borborygmus
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Hemiplegia
  • Difficulty walking
  • Aphasia
  • T: Normal
  • C: Frothy or Greasy
  • P: Full/Firm
  • Contraindicated during pregnancy.
  • Contraindicated for those with amenorrhea due to Blood Deficiency.
For post-stroke paralysis with Qi and Blood Deficiency: For whole-body pain:
+ Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
+ Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen + Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
+ Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu + Olibanum Ru Xiang
+ Myrrh Mo Yao
+ Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui For Cold and pain in the extremities:
+ Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong + Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi
For swelling and edema in the legs:
+ Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi + Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
For lower back soreness and pain:
+ Rx. Angelicae Pubescentis Du Huo + Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ Cx. Acanthopanacis Wu Jia Pi + Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong
For spasms and cramps: For body aches and bone pain:
+ Fr. Chaenomelis Mu Gua + Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
For whole-body numbness and pain: + Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng
+ Minor Prolong Life Decoction
Xiao Xu Ming Tang
For slurred speech:
+ Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu
For severe breast distention: + Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
+ Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu    
+ Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin