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
Abdomen: medium abdominal wall strength
Indications: This herbal formula has been used for patients with following health conditions and symptoms:
- Low back pain
- Aversion to cold
- Joint pain
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.