English: Relieve Lumbago Decoction/Pill
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Angelicae Pubescentis Du Huo 15g Disperses Wind-Cold-Dampness, releases the Exterior and alleviates pain.
With Xi Xin, for joint pain due to Wind-Cold-Dampness.
With Xi Xin and Qin Jiao, for Wind-Damp Bi causing numbness, pain and soreness in the neck, back and lower extremities.
With Qiang Huo, for joint pain and numbness.
Rz. et Rx. Notopterygii Qiang Huo 15g Expels Wind-Cold-Dampness, unblocks painful obstruction, alleviates pain and guides Qi to the Tai Yang and Du channels.
With Chuan Xiong, for headache and generalized body aches and pains associated with the common cold or painful obstruction.
Rx. Gentianae Macrophyllae Qin Jiao 10g Expels Wind-Dampness, opens the channels and soothes the sinews and collaterals.
Caulis Piperis Kadsurae 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.
With Qin Jiao, Gui Zhi and Dang Gui, for Wind-Damp-Bi causing pain, spasms and numbness.
Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng 10g Invigorates and tonifies the Blood, invigorates the channels and relaxes the sinews.
Flos Carthami Hong Hua 5g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, opens the channels, unblocks menstruation and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, for chest and abdominal pain due to Qi and Blood Stasis.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 10g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, disperses Cold and stops pain due to Blood Stasis.
With Shu Di Huang, for Heat symptoms due to Yin Deficiency and Devastated Blood.
With Gui Zhi and Qin Jiao, for Wind-Damp Bi.
With Chuan Xiong, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis.
With Qiang Huo, Chuan Xiong and Qin Jiao, for postpartum Bi syndrome.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 10g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
With Dang Gui, for Wind-Damp Invasion blocking the Blood vessels causing pain, numbness, and paralysis.
With Gui Zhi, expels Wind-Dampness, warms the channels and collaterals, facilitates joint movement and relieves Bi pain for joint and limb pain due to External Wind-Cold invasion.
Hb. Asari Xi Xin 3g Releases Exterior Wind and Cold, disperses Internal Cold and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, for Wind-Cold headache, toothache and Bi pain.
Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi 6g Releases the exterior, assists the Yang, 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.
Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong 10g Tonifies the Kidneys and Liver, strengthens the sinews and bones, aids the smooth flow of Qi and Blood and tonifies Kidney Yang.
With Gui Zhi, Qin Jiao and Du Huo, for Damp-Cold back pain with sore, swollen feeling and localized coldness that is exacerbated by exposure to Cold and accompanied by a deep, slow pulse and a white, greasy tongue coat.
Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang 12g Nourishes the Blood, nourishes Liver and Kidney Yin, nourishes Jing and Blood and fills the Marrow.
With Dang Gui, for Blood Deficiency marked by dizziness, palpitations, insomnia and menstrual dysfunction.
  • Dispels Wind-Cold-Damp
  • Invigorates the Blood
  • Smooths the channels
  • Harmonizes the collaterals
  • Benefits the muscles
  • Tonifies Kidney Jing
  • Stops pain
  • Kidney Jing Deficiency Bi with Wind-Cold-Damp and Blood Stagnation
  • Low back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Leg pain
  • Preference for pressure and warmth
  • Pain worse at night
  • Limitation of joint movement
  • Local feeling of Cold
  • Stabbing pain
  • Muscle spasms
  • Referred pain toward the legs
  • Lower back weakness
  • Nocturia
  • Stiffness of the back
  • Numbness of the legs
  • Feebleness of the knees
  • Tinnitus
  • T: Pale or Purplish
  • C: Thin and white or Thin, white and greasy
  • P: Slippery or Wiry or Thready
  • Contraindicated for those with Wind-Damp-Heat
For a cold back and/or extremities: For muscle spasms or cramps:
+ 6gRx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi + 15g Rx Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ 5-15g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 3g Cx. Eucommiae Rou Gui
For numbness of the muscles:
For stabbing pain or pain worse at night due to Blood Stagnation:
+ 3g Scorpio Quan Xie
+ 10g Pheretima Di Long
+ 6g Olibanum Ru Xiang + 10g Fr. Chaenomelis Mu Gua
+ 6g Myrrh Mo Yao    
+ 10g Eupolyphaga/ Steleophaga Tu Bie Chong