English: Boost the Marrow Decoction
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Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban 9-45g Nourishes Yin, anchors Yang, benefits the Kidneys, strengthens the bones and nourishes the Blood.
With Zhi Mu, Huang Bai and Sheng Di Huang, for afternoon fever, night sweats, and steaming bone disorder due to Yin Deficiency.
With Liu Jiao Jiao, for weakness and debility due to Kidney Deficiency.
Colla Cervi Cornus Lu Jiao Jiao 4-12g Nourishes and tonifies Qi and Blood.
With Gui Ban, it is made into a glue to tonify Yin and Yang.
Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang 5-30g Clears Heat, cools the Blood, nourishes Yin and generates fluids.
Rx. Dipsaci Xu Duan 6-21g Tonifies the Liver and Kidneys, strengthens and reconnects the sinews and bones, promotes the movement of Blood, alleviates pain and generates flesh.
Sm. Cuscutae Tu Si Zi 6-18g Strengthens Yang, nourishes Yin, astringes Jing and urine, benefits the marrow and tonifies the Kidneys and Liver.
Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu 3-15g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, dries Dampness and promotes water metabolism.
Rx. Astragali Huang Qi 9-30g Tonifies Qi and Blood and relieves numbness and pain.
With Bai Zhu, for Spleen Qi Deficiency with weakness, lassitude and loose stools.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 3-14g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, moderates spasms, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and alleviates pain.
With Bai Shao, moderates spasms and alleviates pain, for painful spasms of the leg or abdomen.
Fr. Psoraliae Bu Gu Zhi 3-9g Tonifies the Kidneys, strengthens Yang and stabilizes Jing.
Rz. Cibotii Gou Ji 4.5-15g Tonifies the Liver and Kidneys, strengthens the sinews and bones, expels Wind-Dampness and relieves Bi syndrome.
With Dang Gui, for long term disease leading to lower extremity swelling.
With Tu Si Zi, for Kidney disorders with Wind-Damp Bi manifesting as low back and knee pain.
Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi 6-16g Invigorates the Blood, expels Blood Stasis, nourishes the Liver and Kidney Yin, strengthens the sinews and bones and benefits the joints.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 3-15g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood and stops pain due to Blood Stasis.
With Huang Qi, for many Blood Deficiency patterns.
With Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood and treats Blood Deficiency Heat.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 5-30g Nourishes the Blood and astringes Yin.
With Gan Cao, regulates the relationship between the Liver and Spleen and nourishes the sinews.
Caulis Milletiae Ji Xue Teng 9-20g Invigorates and tonifies the Blood, invigorates the channels and relaxes the sinews.
Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai 3-12g Drains Kidney Fire.
With Zhi Mu, for Yin Deficiency fever with steaming bones and night sweats.
With Sheng Di Huang and Gui Ban, for steaming bone disorder and spermatorrhea due to Yin Deficiency.
With Dang Gui and Niu Xi, for a sore and weak low back and legs.
Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu 6-12g Clears Heat, drains Fire, nourishes Yin, moistens Dryness, generates Fluids, clears Deficiency Fire and quenches thirst.
With Huang Bai, clears Heat and Drains Fire for Yin Deficiency Fire.
  • Tonifies the Liver and Kidneys
  • Nourishes Yin
  • Tonifies Yang
  • Nourishes the Blood
  • Clears Heat
  • Activates the Blood
  • Nourishes the sinews and bones
  • Atrophy disorder (Wei Syndrome) due to Liver and Kidney Deficiency
  • Weakness and soreness of the lower back and knees
  • Deterioration of the sinews and bones with a general reduction in function
  • Wasting of the muscles of the legs and feet
  • Difficulty walking
  • Dizziness
  • Tinnitus
  • Spontaneous emissions
  • Urinary incontinence
  • T: Red
  • C: Little or None
  • P: Thready and rapid or Thready and weak