Shu Jing Huo Xue Tang 疏經活血湯
Clematis & Stephania Combination (blood-regulating formula)
EFFECTS: unblocking the meridian and activating blood; dispelling wind to free the collateral vessels .
INDICATION: generalized stabbing pain, even worse on left foot, for the left belongs to blood. mostly resulting from damage due to alcoholic and sexual intemperance . emptiness of sinews and vessels ; wind-cold-dampness-heat; heat enveloped in cold followed by pain damaging meridian and collateral; alleviation in the daytime and severity in the night; muscular pain; wind-damp pain in lumbus and knees, etc.
blood stasis and toxin, combined with wind-cold resulting in severe pain in muscle, joints, nerve, sinews and bones; particularly for the aching pain in the lumbus and lower limbs which is due to alcoholic and sexual intemperance, internal damage and external contraction.
CLINICAL REFERENCE: This formula is often used in treating rheumatism; blood stasis; blood toxin and it works well with aching lumbus and leg pain; gonarthritis ; sciatica; numbness in the lower limb; leg qi puffy swelling; hemiplegia; gout; hypertension; postpartum pain due to thrombosis(blood-wind taxation); neuralgia in the lumbus and leg.