Qi stagnation and blood stasis primarily below the diaphragm (i.e., in the epigastrium) manifesting as abdominal distention and pain, abdominal tumors, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, irregular menstruation, hiatal hernia, etc.
TCM actions: Quickens the blood and dispels stasis, moves the qi and stops pain
Formula explanation: Within this formula, Xiang Fu, Wu Yao, and Zhi Ke move the qi and dispel stagnation, while Dang Gui, Tao Ren, Chuan Xiong, Dan Pi, Chi Shao, Hong Hua, Wu Ling Zhi, and Yan Hu Suo quicken the blood and dispel stasis. In addition, Chuan Xiong and Yan Hu Suo treat both the qi and the blood at the same time and both also are well known for their empirical ability to stop pain. Dang Gui also nourishes the blood so as to prevent damaging the blood by over-attacking and over-draining. Chuan Xiong and Gan Cao regulates and harmonizes all the other ingredients in the formula.
Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis)
Chuan Xiong (Rhizoma Chuanxiong)
Tao Ren (Semen Persicae)
Hong Hua (Flos Carthami)
Wu Ling Zhi (Feces Trogopterori)
Wu Yao (Radix Linderae)
Chi Shao (Radix Paeoniae Rubrae)
Dan Pi (Cortex Moutan)
Yan Hu Suo (Rhizoma Corydalis)
Xiang Fu (Rhizoma Cyperi)
Zhi Ke (Fructus Aurantii)
Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
2 capsules, 2 times a day
120 capsules x 5000mg. (500mg. x 10:1 concentration ratio)
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