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

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

Formula 10 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 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

There are 8 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Dang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root)
Quantity = 9 grams
Warm Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis)
Channels:
HT, LIV, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Radix Angelicae Sinensis
Chinese:
当归
Tone Marks:
dāng guī
Translation:
State of Return
Tao Ren (Peach Kernel)
Quantity = 9 grams
Neutral Tao Ren (Semen Pruni Persicae)
Channels:
HT, LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Semen Pruni Persicae
Chinese:
桃仁
Tone Marks:
táo rén
Hong Hua (Safflower Flower)
Quantity = 6 grams
Warm Hong Hua (Flos Carthami Tinctorii)
Channels:
HT, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Flos Carthami Tinctorii
Chinese:
红花
Tone Marks:
hóng huā
Translation:
Red Flower
Chuan Shan Jia (Anteater Scales, Pangolin Scales)
Quantity = 6 grams
Cool Chuan Shan Jia (Squama Manitis Pentadactylis)
Channels:
LIV, ST
Properties:
Salty, Cool
Latin:
Squama Manitis Pentadactylis
Chinese:
穿山甲
Tone Marks:
chuān shān jiă
Translation:
Penetrate Mountain Scales
Da Huang (Rhubarb Root and Rhizome)
Quantity = 30 grams (wine treated)
Cold Da Huang (Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei)
Channels:
HT, LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei
Chinese:
大簧
Tone Marks:
dà huáng
Translation:
Big Yellow
Tian Hua Fen (Trichosanthes Root)
Quantity = 9 grams
Cold Tian Hua Fen (Trichosanthis Kirlowii Radix)
Channels:
LU, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Slightly Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Trichosanthis Kirlowii Radix
Chinese:
天花分
Tone Marks:
tiān huā fēn
Translation:
Heavenly Flower Powder
Chai Hu (Thorowax Root , Bupleurum)
Quantity = 15 grams
Cool Chai Hu (Radix Bupleuri)
Channels:
GB, LIV, PER, TB
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Cool
Latin:
Radix Bupleuri
Chinese:
柴胡
Tone Marks:
chái hú
Translation:
Kindling of the Barbarians
Gan Cao (Licorice Root)
Quantity = 6 grams
Neutral Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Channels:
All 12 (Primarily the LU, HT, SP, ST)
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Radix Glycyrrhizae
Chinese:
甘草
Tone Marks:
gān căo
Alt Names:
Guo Lao
Translation:
Sweet Herb, Sweet Grass

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