Chinese: Gui Zhi Jia Shu Fu Tang

English: Cinnamon Twig Decoction plus Atractylodes and Aconite

Source: Yoshimasu Todo Keikenho (Experiential Prescriptions of Yoshimasu Todo)

Pulse: sunken, weak

Tongue: –

Abdomen: medium abdominal wall strength

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

  • Chills
  • Low back pain
  • Aversion to cold
  • Joint pain
  • 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

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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.