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Juan Bi Tang

Remove Painful Obstruction Decoction

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Source: Yang Family Formulas (1178)
Author: Yang Tan

Category: Formulas that Expel Dampness

Pattern: Painful obstruction in upper limbs with Qi and Blood deficiency

Key Symptoms: Generalised heaviness in the body, stiffness in the neck, shoulder and upper back, difficulty moving
Secondary Symptoms: Numbness in the extremities

Tongue: White coating
Pulse: Moderate

Qiang Huo 9g
Jiang Huang 9g
Dang Gui 9g (wine washed)
Huang Qi 9g (honey fried)
Bai Shao 9g
Fang Feng 9g
Zhi Gan Cao 3g
Sheng Jiang 6sl
Da Zao 2pc

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Tonifies and harmonises the Ying and Wei, dispels Wind, eliminates Dampness

Contraindications: Damp-Heat painful obstruction

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