Herbs & Actions
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Dosage||Actions|
|Rx. Angelicae Sinensis||Dang Gui||3-15g||
Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, disperses Cold, stops pain due to Blood Stasis, reduces swelling, expels pus, generates flesh and alleviates pain.
With Tao Ren and Hong Hua, for pain, swelling and other symptoms associated with Blood Stasis. With Gan Cao, moderates spasms and relieves abdominal pain.
|Sm. Persicae||Tao Ren||2-15g||
Breaks up Blood Stasis and invigorates Blood circulation.
With Hong Hua, Chuan Shan Jia and Da Huang, for External and sports injuries with bleeding and pain.
|Flos Carthami||Hong Hua||2-9g||
Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, opens the channels, unblocks menstruation and alleviates pain.
With Tao Ren, invigorates the Blood for all types of Blood Stagnation.
|Squama Manitis||Chuan Shan Jia||2-9g||
Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, reduces swelling, promotes the discharge of pus and expels Wind-Dampness from the channels.
|Wine-prepared Rx. et Rz. Rhei||Jiu Xi Da Huang||3-30g||
Drains Fire Clears Heat, transforms Dampness, promotes urination, invigorates the Blood and dispels Blood Stasis.
With Dang Gui, for Blood Stasis.
|Rx. Trichosanthis||Tian Hua Fen||3-15g||
Relieves toxicity, expels pus and reduces swelling.
|Rx. Bupleuri||Chai Hu||5-15g||
Spreads Liver Qi and relieves Stagnation.
With Bai Shao, for Liver Blood Deficiency with Liver Qi Stagnation. With Gan Cao, for hepatitis and upper right quadrant pain.
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Gan Cao||2-6g||
Moderates spasms, alleviates pain and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
- Invigorates the Blood
- Dispels Blood Stasis
- Spreads Liver Qi
- Unblocks the channels
- Blood Stagnation generally induced by trauma
- Blood Stagnation in the abdomen
- Severe pain
- Excruciating chest, hypochondriac or flank pain
- Pain along the Liver or Gallbladder channel
- Traumatic injury
- Post-herpetic neuralgia
- Bone fractures
- Hypochondriac pain
- Hyperplasia of the mammary glands
- Intestinal adhesion
- Soft tissue injury
- Intercostal neuralgia
- Low back pain
- Scapulocostal syndrome
- Hepatic abscess
- Costal chondritis
- Ocular hemorrhage
- Contraindicated during pregnancy.
- If this formula leads to diarrhea without a complete cure, use a different formula.
- Contraindicated for those who are weak and deficient.
- Use with caution for those with Spleen Deficiency.