Fang Feng - Release Exterior: Wind Cold
UB, LV, SP - (3-9g)


Fang Feng the Werewolf

Fang Feng the werewolf loved to be outside in the wind, whether it was hot or cold. But he was trapped in a labrynth below pain tower until one day he discovered the smell of wind in the channels and found his way out. Once he escaped pain tower felt the rain on his face and howled in bi flat to thank the wind 4 times before going on a killing spree, as all good werewolves do from time to time.

After his killing spree Fang Feng had some guilty sleepless nights (cc: yin deficiency with heat) but he was glad to have escaped pain tower since it was causing (cc: blood or yin deficiency with spasms)

English Name: siler, ledebouriella root
Pharmacuetical Name: Radix Saposhnikoviae
Properties: acrid, sweet, slightly warm

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
loved to be outside in the or cold Dispel wind, release exterior (Exterior W/H or W/C)
pain alleviates pain
wind in the channels expels wind in the channels
rain... howled in B flat Wind-Damp Bi syndrome, Wind Cold Damp Bi, chronic Bi
thank the wind 4 times Fang Feng is known as having 4 functions for wind


       Fang Feng Actions and Indications
  • Dispel wind, release exterior (external wind: can be either wind cold or wind-heat depending on which other herbs it is combined with)
  • Expels Wind Damp; Alleviate Pain associated with Bi (Relieves skin itching, Wind Damp Bi especially when wind is more predominant)
  • Expels Wind in Channels (migraines, tetanus, wind in the channels, external wind lodged very deep inducing internal wind, trembling hands, feet, )
  • Expels Intestinal Wind (SP / LV imbalance with recurring painful diarrhea or bright blood in stool)
  • (cc: blood or yin deficiency with spasms)
  • (cc: yin deficiency with heat)
    Special Notes:
  • Often paired with Jing Jie
  • Fang Feng is known as the 'wind herb that doesn't dry'
  • Fang Feng is known as having 4 functions for wind (compare with cang zhu which has 4 functions for damp)

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