Chinese: Ge Gen Jia Zhu Fu Tang

English: Kudzu Decoction plus Atractylodes and Prepared Aconite Decoction

Source: Hoki (Functions of Classic Formulas)

Pulse: faint, floating

Tongue: pale red body, white slippery fur

Abdomen: medium abdominal wall strength

Indications: This herbal formula has been used for patients with following health conditions and symptoms:

  • Chills
  • Joints pain
  • Neuralgia
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Stiff neck
  • Edema

There are many other health conditions that may respond well to this herbal formula, in particular patients exhibiting indicative traditional diagnostic signs and symptoms.

Herbs in This Formula

Note: Suggested dosages of each herb in Kampo formulas are often smaller than those of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Individual dosages of herbs may be adjusted depending on each patient’s condition, constitutional patterns, quality of the herbs, and other factors involved.