Dan Shen Yin (Salvia Decoction)

Dan Shen Yin (Salvia Decoction)

Formula 1 of 13 in Formulas that Invigorate the Blood

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Invigorate the Blood and Dispel Blood Stasis

Pattern:

  • Blood and Qi Stagnation in the Middle Jiao

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • Do not use during pregnancy
  • Do not use with any type of bleeding disorder or where there is a tendency for bleeding

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Collected Songs About Contemporary Formulas (Shi Fang Ge Kuo)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Heart, Pericardium, Liver, Lungs, Stomach, Spleen

There are 3 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Dan Shen (Salvia Root)
Quantity = 30 grams
Slightly Cold Dan Shen (Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae)
Channels:
HT, PER, LIV
Properties:
Bitter, Slightly Cold
Latin:
Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae
Chinese:
丹参
Tone Marks:
dān shēn
Translation:
Cinnabar Root
Tan Xiang (Sandalwood (Heartwood))
Quantity = 4.5 grams
Warm Tan Xiang (Lignum Santali Albi)
Channels:
LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Lignum Santali Albi
Chinese:
檀香
Tone Marks:
tán xiāng
Sha Ren (Cardamom (Grains of Paradise Fruit))
Quantity = 4.5 grams
Warm Sha Ren (Fructus Amomi)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Fructus Amomi
Chinese:
砂仁
Tone Marks:
shā rén
Translation:
Sand Seeds

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