Yi Yi Ren Tang 薏苡仁湯
Coix Combination (dampness-draining formula)
EFFECTS: dispelling wind and prevailing dampness; unblocking the impediment to relieve pain
INDICATIONS: impediments in the limbs; dampness retention in the joints; pain/numbness/difficulty in bending and stretching of the limbs; fixed impediment due to wind stroke; inhibited bending and stretching of the joint due to articular spasm
CLINICAL REFERENCE: This formula is often used in treating multiple/chronic articular rheumatalgia, serious arthritis, muscular rheumatalgia, tubercular arthritis, weak foot, testitis, pulmonary edema, rheumatic pleurisy, etc.