INDIVIDUAL HERBS

Pharmaceutical Latin: Lignum Pini Nodi
Common English: Knotty Pine Wood
Herbs that Dispel Wind-Dampness
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Bitter
Warm
Liver
(Kidney)
(Heart)
(Lung)
9-16g
Tincture: 2-4ml
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Dispels Wind, dries Dampness and stops pain

Wind-Damp Bi with joint pain and soreness (primarily when Dampness or Cold predominate)

Wind-Cold Bi

Traumatic injury

Strengthens tendons and muscles and opens the channels

Wei Syndrome

CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Contraindicated for those with with Yin or Blood Deficiency.
  • Contraindicated for those with with Blood Dryness.
INCOMPATIBILITIES
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS

Caulis Piperis Kadsurae
Hai Feng Teng
(Rz. et Rx. Notopterygii)
(Qiang Huo)
Rx. Angelicae Pubescentis
Du Huo
Ram. Mori
Sang Zhi

Caulis Piperis Kadsurae
Hai Feng Teng
Rx. Angelicae Pubescentis
Du Huo
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis
Dang Gui

Olibanum
Ru Xiang
Myrrh
Mo Yao
Lignum sappan
Su Mu

Wind-Damp Bi

Bi syndrome

Trauma-related pain

  1. It is appropriate for Wind-Dampness between the sinews and bones.
  2. One source says that its unguent nature makes it suitable for stopping cough and bronchitis and as a stomachic.
  3. It can be soaked in wine or decocted for internal use or wine-prepared for topical application.
  4. Both Song Jie and Ram. Mori Sang Zhi dispel Wind-Dampness and are often used to treat Wind-Damp Painful Obstruction of the sinews, bones and joints. Sang Zhi is neutral and is appropriate for either Cold or Heat Bi. Song Jie is warm and drying and is appropriate for Wind-Cold-Damp Bi.
  5. Pine Kernel Song Zi is nutritious and used as a food.
  6. Fol. Pini Song Ye is the leaf of the same plant. It is bitter, warm, dispels Wind, dries Dampness, kills parasites and stops itching. The dosage is 6 to 15g.
  7. Fr. Pini Song Guo is the fruit or pine cone. It is bitter and warm, dispels Wind, dries Dampness, moistens the Intestines and relieves pain. Its dosage is 6 to 10g.