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Introduction

Ligusticum Sinense (Ligusticum Sinense Oliv.) GaoBen

Chuanxiong Rhizome (Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong) ChuanXiong

Dahurian Angelica Root (Radix Angelicae Dahuricae) BaiZhi

Evodia Fruit (Fructus Evodiae) WuZhuYu

Bupleurum Root (Radix Bupleuri) ChaiHu

Wild Genger (Herba Asari) Xixin

Atractylodes Rhizome (Rhizoma Atractylodis) CangZhu

Notopterygium Root (Rhizoma seu Radix Notopterygii) JiangHuo

Ledebouriella Root (Radix Ledebouriellae) FangFeng

    Ledebouriella Root (Radix Ledebouriellae)

    Property, Flavour: Warm, pungent and sweet.

    Channel Tropism: Acting on urinary bladder, liver and spleen channels.

     

    Effects: Relieving exterior syndromes by expelling pathogenic wind, removing dampness to relieve pain, and expelling endogenous wind to relieve spasm.

    Indications
    1. Headache and pantalgia caused by exterior syndromes due to exopathogens:
      1. Wind-cold: with schizonepeta.
      2. Wind-heat: with peppermint, forsythia fruit, and etc.
      3. Wind-damp: with notopterygium root.
      4. For German measles, pruritus and other skin troubles: with schizonepeta, tribulus fruit and etc.
    2. Arthralgia of wind-cold-dampness with symptoms of joint pain and spasm of muscles: with notopterygium root and Chinese angelica root, as in Decoction For Treating Rheumatic or Rheumatoid Arthritis.
    3. Tetanus with symptoms of opisthotonus, trismus, spasm and convulsion: as in Powder with Marvelous Effect.

    Dosage: 3-10g, decocted in water for oral doses.

    Precautions: For patients with endopathic wind due to blood deficiency and exuberance of fire due to deficiency of yin, the drug should be administered cautiously.