Chinese: Si Ni Tang
English: Frigid Extremities Decoction
Pulse: sunken, weak, fine
Tongue: pale body, white slippery coating
Indications: This herbal formula has been used for patients with following health conditions and symptoms:
- Cold extremities
- Aversion to cold
- Abdominal pain
- Gall stones
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
- Kankyo (Zingiberis Siccatum Rhizoma) 2g
- Kanzo (Glycyrrhizae Radix), 3g
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.