Shao Fu Zhu Yu Tang
Pin Ying Name: Shao Fu Zhu Yu Tang
English Name: Fennel Seed & Corydalis Decoction
Chinese Name: 少腹逐瘀湯
Herbs & Actions
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Actions|
|Dry-fried Fr. Foeniculi||Chao Xiao Hui Xiang||
Warms the Liver and Kidneys, expels Cold, Regulates Qi, harmonizes the Stomach and alleviates pain.
|Rz. Zingiberis Preparatum||Pao Jiang||
Warms the Middle, expels Cold and dispels Wind-Dampness seeping into the Lower Jiao.
|Rz. Corydalis||Yan Hu Suo||
Invigorates the Blood, circulates Qi, stops pain and disperses extravasation.
With Chao Wu Ling Zhi, for chest and abdominal pain due to Blood Stagnation. With Chuan Xiong, for body aches and headaches due to Blood Stagnation. With Chao Gan Jiang, Rou Gui, Dang Gui, Chao Wu Ling Zhi, Pu Huang and Chuan Xiong, for amenorrhea and dysmenorrhea due to Cold and Blood Stagnation.
|Rx. Angelicae Sinensis||Dang Gui||
Tonifies Blood, regulates the menses, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood and disperses Cold.
With Chuan Xiong, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood, disperses Blood Stasis and treats abdominal pain. With Yan Hu Suo, Pu Huang, and Chao Wu Ling Zhi, for dysmenorrhea due to Deficiency Cold.
|Rz. Chuanxiong||Chuan Xiong||
Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
With Dang Gui, for Blood Deficiency causing menstrual problems including dysmenorrhea, scanty menses, and amenorrhea and Wind-Damp Invasion blocking the Blood vessels causing pain, numbness, and paralysis. With Rou Gui, for Irregular menstruation with Cold in the Blood.
Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, alleviates pain and reduces swelling.
|Cx. Cinnamomi||Rou Gui||
Warms the Kidneys, Spleen and Heart, strengthens the Yang and Ming Men Fire, disperses deep Cold, warms the channels, unblocks the channels and vessels, alleviates pain and assists the generation of Qi and Blood.
With Dang Gui and Chuan Xiong, for dysmenorrhea, postpartum abdominal pain or amenorrhea due to Deficiency Cold of the Chong and Ren channels.
|Rx. Paeoniae Rubra||Chi Shao||
Invigorates the Blood. dispels Blood Stasis, clears Heat, cools the Blood and relieves pain.
With Chuan Xiong, Dang Gui and Pu Huang,for Blood-Stasis induced gynecological disorders such as immobile abdominal masses and amenorrhea with abdominal pain.
|Pollen Typhae||Pu Huang||
Stops bleeding by astringing, invigorates Blood and dispels Blood Stasis.
With Chao Wu Ling Zhi, for Blood Stasis causing menstrual irregularity, dysmenorrhea and lochiostasis with chest and abdominal pain, stabbing epigastric and chest pain due to Qi and Blood Stasis and joint pain. With Chao Wu Ling Zhi and Yan Hu Suo, for dysmenorrhea.
|Dry-fried Faeces Trogopterori||Chao Wu Ling Zhi||
Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, stops bleeding and alleviates pain.
With Yan Hu Suo and Mo Yao, for chest, epigastric and abdominal pain due to Qi Stagnation and Blood Stasis.
- Invigorates the Blood
- Promotes the movement of Qi
- Dispels Blood Stasis
- Warms and regulates menstruation
- Unblocks the collaterals
- Unblocks painful obstruction
- Alleviates pain
- Palpable masses that may or may not be painful
- Lower abdominal pain without palpable masses
- Lower abdominal distention
- Lower back pain
- Lower abdominal distention during menstruation
- Frequent menstruation (3-5 timer per month)
- Dark purple menstrual Blood (usually with clots)
- Abnormal uterine bleeding with abdominal soreness and pain
- Aversion to Cold
- Cold extremities
- White vaginal discharge
- T: Pale
- C: White
- P: Choppy
- Lower abdominal masses
- Ectopic pregnancy
- Ovarian cyst
- Hyper-plastic tuberculosis of the Intestines
- Urinary calculi
- Stomach cancer
- Bladder cancer
- Prostatic hypertrophy
- Vaginal discharge
- Crohn's disease
- Colon cancer
- Pediatric enuresis
- Interstitial cystitis
- Irregular menstruation
- Liver cirrhosis with edema
- Uterine bleeding
- Oophoritic cyst
- Chronic pelvic inflammatory disease
- Ulcerative colitis
- Habitual miscarriage
- Premature ovarian failure
- Uterine myoma
- Prostate cancer
- Abdominal Cold
- Intestinal polyps
- Chronic hepatitis
- Contraindicated during pregnancy.
- Do not use for spotting due to Blood Deficiency.