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Source: Formulary of the Pharmacy Service for Benefiting the People in the Taiping Era (1107)

Indication: Wind-Stroke: Wind, Dampness, Phlegm, and Stasis causing Channel and Collateral Obstruction

Symptoms: Chronic Pain, weakness, and numbness (especially in lower extremities) due to wind-stroke. Also for fixed or migrating pain in the bones and joints with reduced range of motion due to wind-cold-damp painful obstruction. All symptoms aggravated by cold.

Tongue: white + moist coat; Pulse: wiry, slippery, tight