Huo Luo Xiao Ling Dan (Fantastically Effective Pill to Invigorate the Collaterals)

Huo Luo Xiao Ling Dan (Fantastically Effective Pill to Invigorate the Collaterals)

Formula 13 of 13 in Formulas that Invigorate the Blood

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Invigorate the Blood and Dispel Blood Stasis

Pattern:

  • Qi and Blood Stagnation obstructing the Vessels or Collaterals and causing pain

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Dark tongue

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Wiry pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • Do not use during pregnancy

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Records of Heart Felt Experiences in Medicine with References to the West (Yi Xue Zhong Zhong Can Xi Lu)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Spleen, Heart, Liver, Pericardium

There are 4 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Dang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root)
Quantity = 15 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
Dan Shen (Salvia Root)
Quantity = 15 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
Ru Xiang (Frankincense Resin)
Quantity = 15 grams
Warm Ru Xiang (Resina Olibani)
Channels:
HT, LIV, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Resina Olibani
Chinese:
乳香
Tone Marks:
rŭ xiāng
Translation:
Fragrant Milk
Mo Yao (Myrrh)
Quantity = 15 grams
Neutral Mo Yao (Resina Myrrhae)
Channels:
HT, LIV, SP
Properties:
Bitter, Neutral
Latin:
Resina Myrrhae
Chinese:
没药
Tone Marks:
mò yào

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