INDIVIDUAL HERBS

Pharmaceutical Latin: Semen Persicae
Common English: Peach Kernel
Herbs that Regulate Blood: Herbs that Invigorate Blood
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Bitter
Sweet
Neutral
Heart
Large Intestine
Liver
Lung
4-10g
Tincture: 2-4ml
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Breaks up Blood Stasis and invigorates Blood circulation

Menstrual disorders, abdominal pain, traumatic injury , flank pain, Lung abscess, and Intestinal abscess with fixed abdominal masses associated with Blood Stasis

Moistens the Intestines and unblocks the bowels

Constipation due to dry Intestines

Drains abscesses

Lung and Intestinal abscesses
CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Contraindicated during pregnancy.
  • Contraindicated for those with Blood Deficiency.
  • Contraindicated for those with hemoptysis.
  • Don’t use too much, it can cause bleeding.
  • Overdose causes toxic side effects.
INCOMPATIBILITIES
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
  • Use with caution for patients taking anticoagulants such as heparin, warfarin (Coumadin) and enoxaparin (Lovenox) or antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin, dipyridamole (Persantine) and clopidogrel (Plavix) as concurrent use may have an additive or synergistic effect.

Flos Carthami
Hong Hua

Flos Carthami
Hong Hua
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis
Dang Gui
Rx. Paeoniae Rubra
Chi Shao

Rz. Zingiberis Preparatum
Pau Jiang
Rz. Chuanxiong
Chuan Xiong

Invigorates the Blood for all types of Blood Stagnation such as dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea with abdominal pain, clotting and scanty flow, swollen painful sores and chest pain due to Blood Stasis.

Rheumatoid arthritis.

Menstrual pain, amenorrhea or irregular menstruation due to Blood Stasis.

Trauma with pain.

Lochioschesis and abdominal pain.

Rx. et Rz. Rhei
Da Huang
Cx. Moutan
Mu Dan Pi
(
Natrii Sulfas)
(
Mang Xiao)

Rx. et Rz. Rhei
Da Huang

 

Rx. et Rz. Rhei
Da Huang

Ram, Cinnamomi
Gui Zhi

Intestinal abscess with pain and swelling.

Trauma with constipation.

Severe abdominal infections.

Blood Stasis and Heat in the Lower Jiao.

Sm. Coicis
Yi Yi Ren
Rz. Phragmitis
Lu Gen
Sm. Benincasae
Dong Gua Ren

Sm. Armeniacae
Xing Ren
Sm. Cannabis
Huo Ma Ren

Sm. Armeniacae
Xing Ren

Lung abscess.

Chronic constipation due to Deficiency and/or Stagnation.

Constipation due Lung Qi Stagnation.

Blood Stasis with pain in the chest, abdomen or throughout the body.

Wheezing and cough due to Lung constraint.

Rx. Angelicae Sinensis
Dang Gui
Rz. Chuanxiong
Chuan Xiong
Rz. Zingiberis Preparatum
Pau Jiang
Rx. Glycyrrhizae
Gan Cao

Flos Carthami
Hong Hua
Rx. et Rz. Rhei
Da Huang
Squama Manitis
Chuan Shan Jia

Tabanus
Meng Chong
Pollen Typhae
Pu Huang
Rz. Chuanxiong
Chuan Xiong
Rx. et Rz. Rhei
Da Huang
Ram, Cinnamomi
Gui Zhi

Postpartum abdominal pain with profuse uterine bleeding.

External and sports injuries with bleeding and pain.

Blood Stasis in the abdomen due to traumatic injury.

Flos Lonicerae
Jin Yin Hua
Fr. Forsythiae
Lian Qiao
Rx. Paeoniae Rubra
Chi Shao
Rx. Trichosanthis
Tian Hua Fen
Olibanum
Ru Xiang
Myrrh
Mo Yao

Sm. Cannabis
Huo Ma Ren
Sm. Armeniacae
Xing Ren
Sm. Pruni
Yu Li Ren

 

Sores and abscesses.

Constipation.

 

  1. It is often used with Flos Carthami Hong Hua.
  2. This herb is usually used to assist Blood circulation.
  3. It is often used with Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang to increase Blood activation and treat constipation.
  4. This herb is good for constipation in aged and debilitated patients.
  5. It assists in the generation of new Blood after the expulsion of the old, stagnant Blood.
  6. It has an effect on Wind Bi.
  7. It stops cough, and upward rebellious Qi, reduces harnesses below the Heart, eliminates sudden, violent hemorrhage, breaks up mobile and fixed abdominal masses, unblocks vessels and stops pain.
  8. It drains stagnant Blood in the abdomen, expels Blood Heat, Dryness and itching and promotes the movement of congealed Blood in the skin.
  9. Both Tao Ren and Flos Carthami Hong Hua dispel Blood Stasis, unblock menstruation, invigorate the Blood and stop pain. Tao Ren is heavy and sinks, to descend Qi and attack Blood Stagnation in the lower body and interior, while also moistening the Intestines to treat constipation and stop coughs and wheezing. Hong Hua is light, floats upward and travels to the exterior and upper body. In overly high doses, it can raise Blood excessively to the head.
  10. Stripped Peach Kernel Guang Tao Ren enters the Small Intestine, treats Blood Dryness constipation and difficult stool because it moistens, cools and harmonizes the Blood to open clumps and unblock Stagnation.
  11. Dry-fried Peach Kernel Chao Tao Ren has a stronger ability to break up Blood Stasis and an increased moistening quality.
  12. De-fatted Peach Kernel Tao Ren Shuang has its moistening ability completely eliminated. It is used for Blood Stagnation in those who have loose stools due to Spleen Deficiency.