|Also Known As:|
|Rx. Astragali||Huang Qi||6g||Tonifies Qi and Blood, Strengthens the Spleen, raises the Yang Qi of the Spleen and Stomach, tonifies Wei Qi, stabilizes the Exterior, tonifies the Lungs, promotes the discharge of pus, generates flesh, expels toxins and relieves numbness and pain.
With Gui Zhi, for Qi and Blood Deficiency and Ying and Wei Deficiency with numbness and painful obstruction of the musculature.
With Gui Zhi, Bai Shao, Sheng Jiang and Da Zao, for skin and muscle numbness and pain due to Qi and Blood Deficiency.
|Rx. Ginseng||Ren Shen||3g||Tonifies Qi in Deficiency patients with Exterior conditions.
With Huang Qi, for Qi Deficiency with general debility, anorexia, and spontaneous sweat.
|Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata||Zhi Fu Zi||3g||
Warms Ming Men Fire, assists Heart, Kidney and Spleen Yang, disperses Cold and Dampness, warms the channels and stops pain.
|Ram. Cinnamomi||Gui Zhi||3g||Releases the Exterior, assists Yang, adjusts the Ying and Wei, releases the muscle layer, warms the channels and collaterals to relieve pain, unblocks Yang,
transforms Qi and thin mucus and warms and facilitates the flow of Qi through the channels and collaterals and Blood through the vessels.
With Bai Shao, for External Wind-Cold with disharmony between the Ying and Wei, with spontaneous sweating, fever and chills.
With Zhi Fu Zi, for chills and painful extremities due to Yang Deficiency with Wind-Cold-Damp Bi.
With Chuan Xiong, expels Wind-Dampness, warms the channels and collaterals, facilitates joint movement and relieves the discomfort of painful obstruction.
|Hb. Asari||Xi Xin||3g||Disperses Wind-Cold and Internal Cold,Warms the Lungs, transforms Phlegm and Thin Mucus, disperses and unblocks the Qi of the nasal orifices and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, for Wind-Cold headache, toothache, Bi pain, Shao Yin Cold headache and swelling and pain from sores, boils and trauma.
With Qiang Huo, Fang Feng and Chuan Xiong, for Wind-Cold.
With Qiang Huo, Fang Feng and Gui Zhi, for Wind-Cold-Damp Bi pain.
|Rz. seu Rx. Notopterygii||Qiang Huo||3g||Releases the Exterior, disperses Cold, 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.
With Fang Feng, for pain due to External Wind-Dampness.
|Rz. Chuanxiong||Chuan Xiong||3g||Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
With Xi Xin and Fang Feng, for Wind-Cold headaches.
|Rx. Saposhnikoviae||Fang Feng||3g||Releases the Exterior, expels External Wind, expels Wind-Dampness and alleviates pain.|
|Dry-fried Rx. Paeoniae Alba||Chao Bai Shao||3g||Moderate the Spleen, relaxes the Liver and alleviates pain.|
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Gan Cao||1.5g||Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.|
|Baked Rz. Zingiberis||Wei Sheng Jiang||3g||Has strong warming and descending actions and is appropriate for harmonizing the Middle and stopping nausea. It is used for Spleen Yang Deficiency Cold with abdominal pain and nausea.|
|Fr. Jujube||Da Zao||4g||Tonifies the Spleen and Stomach, augments Qi and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.|
- Tonifies Yang
- Augments Qi
- Releases the Exterior
- Induces sweating
- External Wind-Cold Invasion with underlying Qi and Yang Deficiency
|For less pronounced Wind-Cold:||For joint pain and muscle aches:|
|- Rx. Saposhnikoviae||Fang Feng||+ Rx. Angelicae Pubescentis||Du Huo|
|- Rz. et Rx. Notopterygii||Qiang Huo|
|+ Hb. Schizonepetae||Jing Jie||+ Rx. Clematidis||Wei Ling Xian|
|+ Bul. Allii Fistulosi||Cong Bai||+ Hb. Taxilli||Sang Ji Sheng|
|+ Sm. Sojae Preparatum||Dan Dou Chi||For nasal obstruction, runny nose and a cough with white sputum:|
|+ Rx. Peucedani||Qian Hu|
|+ Rx. Platycodi||Jie Geng|
|+ Fr. Aurantii||Zhi Ke|
|+ Fol. Perillae||Zi Su Ye|
|+ Rz. Cynanchi Stauntonii||Bai Qian|