Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang 獨活寄生湯
Tuhuo & Loranthus Combination (wind dispelling formula)
Effects: tonifying and replenishing liver and kidney; eliminating impediment to relieve pain.
Indications; prolonged impediment pain, liver-kidney depletion, insufficiency of qi and blood; inward attack of wind and dampness, pain in the lumbus and limbs, inhibited bending and stretching or numbness, myalgia, aversion to cold and liking for warmth, palpitation and shortness of breath, painful swelling and cold sensation in the lumbus, abdomen and back during pregnancy.
Clinical Reference : This formula is often used in treating chronic rheumatic arthritis , painful lumbus and legs, sciatica, bone spur in the lumbar, lumbar and back pain, inability to move caused by beriberi, numbness of the limbs .