Nourish the Root & Clear Wind™ Formulae
The “Root” here stands for Liver and Kidneys as it did in “Invigorate the Root™” and “Nourish the Root”. This formula tonifies Liver and Kidneys Yin and expels Wind-Damp from the joints in Bi Syndrome.
Shu Di Huang Radix Rehmanniae preparata
Sheng Di Huang Radix Rehmanniae recens
Bai Shao Radix Paeoniae alba
Mu Dan Pi Cortex Moutan
Wu Jia Pi Cortex Acanthopanacis
Sang Ji Sheng Herba Taxilli
Yu Zhu Rhizoma Polygonati odorati
Wei Ling Xian Radix Clematidis
Zhi Mu Rhizoma Anemarrhenae
Hai Feng Teng* Caulis Piperis kadsurae
Qin Jiao Radix Gentianae macrophyllae
Xi Xian Cao Herba Siegesbeckiae
Mu Gua Fructus Chaenomelis
Zhi Gan Cao Radix Glycyrrhizae preparata
*In the EU and UK, Luo Shi Teng, Caulis Trachelospermi jasminoides, is used instead
Chronic Bi Syndrome of lower part of body with underlying deficiency of Kidney-Yin and Liver-Yin.
Nourishes Kidney-Yin and Liver-Yin, strengthens the bones and sinews, expels Wind-Dampness from the joints.
Tongue: Without coating; red, if there is Empty Heat.
Pulse: Weak on both Rear (chi) positions or Floating-Empty.
LIV-8 Ququan, ST-36 Zusanli, SP-6 Sanyinjiao, KI-3 Taixi, KI-13 Qixue, Ren-4 Guanyuan, BL-23 Shenshu, BL-26 Guanyuanshu with reinforcing method.
T.B.-6 Zhigou, L.I.-11 Quchi, G.B.-39 Xuanzhong, ST-43 Xiangu with even method.
Local joint points as for Brocade Sinews.
Nourish the Root & Clear Wind™ is a formula created for the clinical situation of Wind-Dampness in the joints against a background of Kidney-Yin and Liver-Yin deficiency. The principle underlying this formula is the same as that for Brocade Sinews™, i.e. the former is for a background of Kidney-Yin deficiency while the latter is for a background of Liver-Blood deficiency.