Phellodendron & Coix Combination by Sun Ten also known as Si Miao San is used to regulate blood flow in the lower extremities, metabolize fluids and support normal joint function.
Si Miao San translates as Four Marvel Powder is a relatively modern formula created a little over a century ago. It is a modification of a classic 15th century formula, Er Miao San (Two Marvel Powder), with two herbs added. The name of Er Miao San comes from the formula’s ability to accomplish marvelous results with only two ingredients. Si Miao San, consisting of four ingredients, retained the name of its predecessor. Si Miao San was created to attain a stronger effect in treating weakness or atrophy of the lower extremities.
• Damp-heat in the Lower Jiao
• Numbness or Weakness of Lower Extremities
• Heaviness and Numbness in the Limbs
• Difficulty Walking
• Supports Normal Urinary Function
• Clears Heat
• Resolves Dampness
Huang Bai: a type of bark that clears internal heat and dispels toxins
Cang Zhu: an herb that eases abdominal pain and fullness as well as stops vomiting
Niu Xi: an herb regulates blood circulation and relieves back pain
Yi Yi Yi Ren: a seed that helps urinary conditions, stops diarrhea, and eases body aches
Ingredients: Phellodendron stem bark (huang bo), job's Tears seed (yi yi ren), Cang-zhu atractylodes rhizome (cang zhu), Achyranthes root (niu xi).
Dissolve 1 to 2 grams in a cup of hot water to make a tea 2 to 3 times daily.