For lumbago due to kidney-deficiency, impotence and infertility due to sperm coldness, it is often used with Fructus Lycii, Radix Morindae Officinalis etc. to tonify the kidney and supplement esssence and blood.
For climateric irregular menstruation, fluctuation of blood pressure, and functional uterine bleeding, it is often used with Rhizoma Curculiginis, Radix Angelicae Sinensis etc. to nourish blood and modulate menstruation.
For chronic arthralgia, low immunity, cold pain and lassitude in the loins and knees, it is often used with Radix Morindae Officinalis, Ramulus Loranthi, etc. to strengthen muscles and bones.