Shu Jing Huo Xue Tang
Pin Ying Name: Shu Jing Huo Xue Tang
English Name: Chinese Clematis & Achyranthes
Chinese Name: 疏經活血湯
Herbs & Actions
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Actions|
|Rx. Paeoniae Alba||Bai Shao||
Nourishes the Blood, astringes Yin, adjusts the Ying and Wei, softens the Liver and relieves pain.
With Gan Cao, regulates the relationship between the Liver and Spleen and nourishes the sinews. With Dang Gui, nourishes Yin and Blood.
|Rx. Angelicae Sinensis||Dang Gui||
Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, disperses Cold and stops pain due to Blood Stasis.
With Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood. With Chuan Xiong, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis.
|Rz. Chuanxiong||Chuan Xiong||
Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, expels Wind and alleviates pain.
With Dang Gui, for Wind-Damp Invasion blocking the Blood vessels causing pain, numbness, and paralysis. With Sheng Di Huang, Bai Shao and Dang Gui, for headache due to Blood Deficiency.
|Rx. Rehmanniae||Sheng Di Huang||
Clears Heat, cools the Blood, nourishes Yin and generates fluids.
|Sm. Persicae||Tao Ren||
Breaks up Blood Stasis and invigorates Blood circulation.
|Rz. Atractylodis||Cang Zhu||
Strongly dries Dampness, tonifies the Spleen, induces sweating and expels Wind-Dampness.
Promotes urination and leaches out Dampness.
|Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae||Niu Xi||
Invigorates the Blood, expels Blood Stasis, nourishes the Liver and Kidney Yin, strengthens the sinews and bones and benefits the joints.
|Rx. Clematidis||Wei Ling Xian||
Dispels Wind-Dampness, unblocks the channels and alleviates pain.
With Qiang Huo, for Wind-Damp Bi causing joint pain, especially in the upper joints. With Niu Xi, for Wind-Damp Bi causing joint pain, especially in the lower joints.
|Rx. Stephaniae Tetrandrae||Han Fang Ji||
Expels Wind-Dampness, alleviates pain, promotes urination and reduces edema.
|Rz. seu Rx. Notopterygii||Qiang Huo||
Expels Wind-Cold-Dampness, unblocks painful obstruction, alleviates pain and guides Qi to the Tai Yang and Du channels.
With Chuan Xiong, for headache and generalized body aches and pains associated with the common cold or painful obstruction. With Fang Feng, for pain due to External Wind-Dampness. With Cang Zhu, for a heavy-headed sensation.
|Rx. Saposhnikoviae||Fang Feng||
Releases the exterior, expels External Wind, expels Wind-Dampness and alleviates pain.
With Cang Zhu, for pain due to Wind-Dampness Bi with aching joints, heavy limbs and generalized aching discomfort. With Qiang Huo, for Wind-Dampness. With Qiang Huo and Dang Gui, for Wind-Cold-Damp Bi.
|Rx. Gentianae||Long Dan Cao||
Drains Damp-Heat from the Liver and Gallbladder channels.
|Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae||Bai Zhi||
Expels Wind, eliminates Dampness, dispels Cold and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, for headache. With Qiang Huo, for Wind-Cold Dampness causing fever, chills and headaches. With Fang Feng and Qiang Huo, for Wind-Cold with headache and stuffy nose.
|Per. Citri Reticulatae||Chen Pi||
Regulates Qi, adjusts the Middle, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Sheng Jiang, for Cold-Dampness Obstructing the Middle. With Cang Zhu and Fu Ling, for a thick white tongue coat with no desire to drink.
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Gan Cao||
Moderates spasms, alleviates pain and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
With Bai Shao, moderates spasms and alleviates pain, for painful spasms of the leg.
|Rz. Zingiberis Recens||Sheng Jiang||
Releases the Exterior, induces perspiration, disperses Cold and reduces the toxicity of other herbs.
- Unblocks and relaxes the channels
- Invigorates the Blood
- Breaks up Blood Stasis
- Dispels Wind-Dampness
- Strengthens the tendons
- Wind-Damp Bi with Blood Deficiency and Blood Stasis
- Muscle aches
- Joint pain
- Radiating pain in the legs
- Low back pain
- Numbness in the lower extremities
- Pain in the trunk and extremities
- Abdominal pain
- Aversion to Wind and Cold
- Knee pain
- T: Pale or Pink with purple spots
- C: Normal
- P: Choppy or Taut
- Painful obstruction
- Bi syndrome
- Postpartum pain due to thrombosis
- Hip internal rotation injuries
- Peripheral neuropathy
- Leg pain
- Abdominal pain
- Avoid foods that are raw, Cold or Damp in nature while taking this formulas.