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Fu Yuan Huo Xue Tang (Revive Health By Invigorating the Blood Decoction)

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  • Formulas that Invigorate the Blood and Dispel Blood Stasis


  • Blood Stagnation in the chest, hypochondrium, or flanks due to physical trauma

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • Do not use during pregnancy

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Medical Innovations (Yi Xue Fa Ming)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Spleen, Heart, Liver, Large Intestine, Stomach, Lungs, Pericardium, Gall Bladder

Substances in this Formula (8 Total):

Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis)
Dang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root) 当归
Qty: 9 grams
Chan: HT, LIV, SP
Prop: Sweet, Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin: Radix Angelicae Sinensis
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Blood
Tao Ren (Semen Pruni Persicae)
Tao Ren (Peach Kernel) 桃仁
Qty: 9 grams
Chan: HT, LI, LIV, ST
Prop: Bitter, Sweet, Neutral
Latin: Semen Pruni Persicae
Cat: Herbs that Invigorate Blood and Remove Stagnation
Hong Hua (Flos Carthami Tinctorii)
Hong Hua (Safflower Flower) 红花
Qty: 6 grams
Chan: HT, LIV
Prop: Spicy, Warm
Latin: Flos Carthami Tinctorii
Cat: Herbs that Invigorate Blood and Remove Stagnation
Chuan Shan Jia (Squama Manitis Pentadactylis)
Chuan Shan Jia (Anteater Scales, Pangolin Scales) 穿山甲
Qty: 6 grams
Chan: LIV, ST
Prop: Salty, Cool
Latin: Squama Manitis Pentadactylis
Cat: Herbs that Invigorate Blood and Remove Stagnation
Da Huang (Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei)
Da Huang (Rhubarb Root and Rhizome) 大簧
Qty: 30 grams (wine treated)
Chan: HT, LI, LIV, ST
Prop: Bitter, Cold
Latin: Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei
Cat: Purgatives
Tian Hua Fen (Trichosanthis Kirlowii Radix)
Tian Hua Fen (Trichosanthes Root) 天花分
Qty: 9 grams
Chan: LU, ST
Prop: Bitter, Slightly Sweet, Cold
Latin: Trichosanthis Kirlowii Radix
Cat: Herbs that Cool and Transform Phlegm-Heat
Chai Hu (Radix Bupleuri)
Chai Hu (Thorowax Root , Bupleurum) 柴胡
Qty: 15 grams
Chan: GB, LIV, PER, TB
Prop: Bitter, Spicy, Cool
Latin: Radix Bupleuri
Cat: Cool, Spicy Herbs that Release the Exterior
Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Gan Cao (Licorice Root) 甘草
Qty: 6 grams
Chan: All 12 (Primarily the LU, HT, SP, ST)
Prop: Sweet, Neutral
Latin: Radix Glycyrrhizae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi

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