Source: Essentials from the Golden Cabinet (c. 220)
Indication: Kidney Yang Deficiency
Symptoms: Lower back pain, weakness of the lower extremities, a cold sensation in the lower half of the body,
tenseness in the lower abdomen. Also, may be irritable to the point of having difficulty lying down, and will breathe
most comfortably while leaning against something. Either urinary difficulty with edema
or excessive urination, sometimes with incontinence.
Tongue: pale, swollen, thin, white coat; Pulse: empty or frail, and submerged and faint at proximal position