Herbs & Actions
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Dosage||Actions|
|Dry-fried Faeces Trogopterori||Chao Wu Ling Zhi||6-12g||
Disperses Blood Stasis, invigorates the Blood, alleviates pain, stops bleeding and has a unique ability to treat continuous uterine bleeding, threatened miscarriage, and bleeding dysenteric disorders.
With Xiang Fu, for epigastric pain. With Xiang Fu and Yan Hu Suo, for chest and epigastric pain due to Qi and Blood Stagnation.
|Rx. Angelicae Sinensis||Dang Gui||6-12g||
Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes Blood, moistens the Intestines and unblocks the bowels.
With Chuan Xiong, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis for abdominal pain and irregular menstruation due to Blood Deficiency with Qi Stagnation. With Tao Ren and Hong Hua, for amenorrhea, pain, swelling and other symptoms associated with Blood Stasis. With Tao Ren, Hong Hua, Chuan Xiong and Chi Shao, for amenorrhea due to Blood Deficiency and Stagnation. With Xiang Fu, tonifies the Blood and moves Qi, for premenstrual symptoms, menstrual pain and irregular menstruation. With Xiang Fu and Yan Hu Suo, for dysmenorrhea. With Wu Yao, disperses Cold and stops pain, for abdominal pain due to External Cold and cold dysmenorrhea or postpartum abdominal pain. With Wu Yao and Xiang Fu, for menstrual pain. With Gan Cao, moderates spasms and relieves abdominal pain.
|Rz. Chuanxiong||Chuan Xiong||6-9g||
Invigorates the Blood, moves Qi, alleviates pain and treats headaches.
With Chi Shao, for gynecological disorders due to Blood Stasis. With Xiang Fu, for Qi Stagnation combined with Blood Stasis. With Dang Gui, Tao Ren and Hong Hua, for abdominal pain accompanying menstruation, Pain due to trauma and headache from Blood Stagnation.
|Sm. Persicae||Tao Ren||6-12g||
Breaks up Blood Stasis, invigorates the Blood, moistens the Intestines and unblocks the bowels.
With Mu Dan Pi, for pain due to Blood Stasis. With Hong Hua, for dysmenorrhea and amenorrhea with abdominal pain, clotting and scanty flow due to Blood Stasis. With Dang Gui, Hong Hua and Chi Shao, for menstrual pain, amenorrhea, irregular menstruation due to Blood Stasis and trauma with pain.
|Cx. Moutan||Mu Dan Pi||6-9g||
Invigorates Blood and expels Blood Stasis.
With Chi Shao, for Stagnant Heat due to Blood Deficiency causing irregular menstruation and Blood Stasis disorders such as amenorrhea, menstrual pain, traumatic injury.
|Rx. Paeoniae Rubra||Chi Shao||6-12g||
Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis and relieves pain.
With Tao Ren, for menstrual problems due to Blood Stagnation. With Xiang Fu, for abdominal pain, flank pain and dysmenorrhea due to Qi and Blood Stagnation. With Chuan Xiong and Dang Gui, for Blood-Stasis induced gynecological disorders such as immobile abdominal masses and amenorrhea with abdominal pain. With Tao Ren, for Blood Stasis induced menstrual disorders, especially those characterized by early period, excessive bleeding, and thick purple clots. With Xiang Fu, for flank pain, abdominal pain, and dysmenorrhea due to Qi and Blood Stagnation. With Tao Ren, Hong Hua and Chuan Xiong, for Blood Stagnation in the chest. With Yan Hu Suo, Chao Wu Ling Zhi, Hong Hua and Xiang Fu, for Blood Stagnation in the hypochondrium.
|Rx. Linderae||Wu Yao||6-12g1-9g||
Moves Qi, alleviates pain and disperses Cold.
With Dang Gui, disperses Cold and stops pain, for abdominal pain due to External Cold With Xiang Fu, unblocks Qi in both the Qi and Blood levels, releases constraint from the Liver and Gallbladder, descends Qi in the chest and abdomen and warms Qi which has been slowed by pathogenic Cold, treats painful, Cold Qi leading to abdominal distention, borborygmus and diarrhea and Qi and Blood Stagnation with menstrual irregularity, pain in the lower abdomen and generalized pain and distention throughout the body. With Dang Gui and Xiang Fu, for menstrual pain.
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Gan Cao||3-12g||
Moderates spasms alleviates pain and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
|Rz. Corydalis||Yan Hu Suo||3-12g||
Invigorates the Blood, moves Qi and alleviates pain.
With Chao Wu Ling Zhi, for chest and abdominal pain due to Blood Stasis. With Xiang Fu, for dysmenorrhea from Qi and Blood Stasis. With Chuan Xiong, for body aches and headaches due to Blood Stasis. With Xiang Fu and Dang Gui, for dysmenorrhea from Qi Stagnation and Blood Stasis.
|Rz. Cyperi||Xiang Fu||6-12g||
Spreads and regulates Liver Qi, regulates menstruation and alleviates pain.
With Chao Wu Ling Zhi, for epigastric pain. With Dang Gui, tonifies Blood and moves Qi, for premenstrual symptoms, menstrual pain and irregular menstruation. With Chuan Xiong, for Qi Stagnation combined with Blood Stasis. With Dang Gui and Chuan Xiong, for irregular menses and dysmenorrhea due to Qi and Blood Stasis. With Yan Hu Suo, treats everything from Liver Qi Stagnation to Deep Blood Stasis with pain anywhere in the body including stabbing chest pain, distending pain in the breast, Cold pain in the epigastrium, pain due to bulging disorder in the lower body and dysmenorrhea.
|Flos Carthami||Hong Hua||3-9g||
Invigorates the Blood, unblocks menstruation, opens the channels, dispels Blood Stasis and alleviates pain.
With Dang Gui, Tao Ren and Chi Shao, for Blood Stasis due to trauma. With Chuan Xiong , for chest and abdominal pain due to Qi and Blood Stasis.
|Fr. Aurantii||Zhi Ke||
Promotes Qi movement, reduces distention and pressure and removes stagnated food.
- Invigorates the Blood
- Dispels Blood Stasis
- Moves Qi
- Alleviates pain
- Liver Qi Stagnation with Blood Blockage in the area below the diaphragm
- Abdominal masses which are visible when lying down
- Piercing hypochondriac pain
- Chronic diarrhea
- Daybreak diarrhea
- Palpable abdominal masses
- Irregular menstruation
- Breast distention
- Abdominal tumors
- Hypochondriac distention
- T: Purple with purple spots on the side
- C: Normal
- P: Wiry, choppy and tight
- Irregular menstruation
- Breast distention
- Liver cirrhosis
- Abdominal tumors
- Abdominal masses in children
- Pleural adhesion
- Prostatic hypertrophy
- Peptic ulcer
- Uterine fibroids
- Epigastric pain
- Chronic pancreatitis
- Esophageal cancer
- Abdominal masses
- Ectopic pregnancy
- Esophageal varicies
- Stomach cancer
- Liver cancer
- Hepatic hemangioma
- Abdominal endometriosis
- Acute hepatitis
- Chronic hepatitis
- Chronic pelvic inflammatory disease
- Chronic colitis
- Thyroid tumors
- Polycystic ovary system
- Chronic gastritis
- Hepatitis C
- Use with caution during menstruation.
- Contraindicated during pregnancy.