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Bai Shao Yao #B1056

Bio Essence Herbal Essentials

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Pin Ying Name: Bai Shao Yao

Chinese Name: 白芍藥

English Name: Chinese Peony Root

Latin Name: Paeoniae Alba, Radix

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Herbs that Tonify Blood
Category
Properties
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Bitter
Sour
Mildly Cold
Cool
Liver
Spleen
Lung
5-30g
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Nourishes the Blood and regulates menstruation

  • Liver Blood Deficiency with menstrual dysfunction, vaginal discharge and uterine bleeding accompanied by a pale face, a lusterless complexion and dull, lusterless nails
  • Anemia
  • Breast distention and premenstrual syndrome

Astringes Yin and adjusts the Ying and Wei

  • Yin Deficiency sweating
  • Sweating due to Yin Collapse
  • Disharmony between the Liver and Spleen
  • Disharmony between the Ying and Wei with non-productive sweating

Calms Liver Yang and Liver Wind and alleviates pain

  • Liver Qi Stagnation with Liver Yang Rising
  • Liver Wind with Yin and Blood Deficiency
  • Bi syndrome due to Blood Deficiency with pain and spasms

Softens the Liver and relieves pain

  • Diarrhea, borborygmus and abdominal pain
  • Dysenteric disorders with tenesmus
Contraindications
  • Contraindicated for those with diarrhea from Deficiency Cold (Yang Deficiency).
  • Contraindicated for those with eczema or rashes from External Wind Attack with incomplete expression.
  • Contraindicated postpartum for those with Blood Stagnation or those who are still bleeding.
  • Do not use in large doses or over a prolonged period for those with Liver disorders.
  • This herb may be associated with drowsiness, so use caution when driving or operating heavy machinery.