English: Worry-Free Formula to Protect Birth
Also Known As: Preserve Pregnancy and Care-Free Decoction
Bao Chan Wu You San
Powder for Threatened Abortion
Dang Gui and Artemisia Combination
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Wine-Washed Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Xi Dang Gui 3-5g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, regulates the menses, disperses Cold and stops pain due to Blood Stasis.
With Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood and treats Blood Deficiency Heat.
With Gan Cao, moderates spasms and relieves abdominal pain.
With Chuan Xiong, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood, disperses Blood Stasis and treats abdominal pain.
Charred Hb. Schizonepetae Jing Jie Tan 1-2.4g Regulates Blood and stops bleeding.
With Dang Gui and Chuan Xiong, for postpartum external Wind.
Honey-Fried Rx. Astragali Mi Zhi Huang Qi 1.6-2.4g Raises the Clear Qi of the Middle Jiao, moistens and is appropriate for Blood Deficiency or Spleen Dryness.
With Dan Gui, for a weak pulse due to Qi and Blood Deficiencies.
Wine-Fried Sm. Cuscutae Tu Si Zi 2-4.5g Strengthens Yang, nourishes Yin, astringes Jing and urine, benefits the marrow and tonifies the Kidneys and Liver.
Ginger-Fried Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po 1.4-2.1g Promotes the movement of Qi in the Middle Jiao and resolves Stagnation.
With Zhi Ke, for abdominal distention due to Qi and Food Stagnation.
Rz. seu Rx. Notopterygii Qiang Huo 1-1.8g Releases the exterior, disperses Cold, expels Wind-Cold-Dampness, unblocks painful obstruction and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, for headache and generalized body aches and pains associated with the common cold or painful obstruction.
Bul. Fritillariae Cirrhosae Chuan Be Mu 2-6g Clears Heat, transforms Phlegm, stops cough and nourishes and moistens the Lung.
With Dang Gui and Bai Shao, harmonizes the Ying Qi.
Wine-Fried Rx. Paeoniae Alba Chao Bai Shao 3.6-6g Nourishes the Blood and regulates menstruation.
With Gan Cao, for abdominal pain due to disharmony between the Liver and Stomach.
With Dang Gui, nourishes Yin and Blood.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 1-1.5g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 2-4.5g Invigorates the Blood and promotes the movement of Qi.
With Dang Gui, for Blood Deficiency causing menstrual problems including dysmenorrhea, scanty menses, and amenorrhea.
Vinegar-Fried Fol. Artemisiae Argyi Chao Ai Ye 1.4-6g Warms the channels, warms the womb, stops bleeding and calms the fetus.
Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang 3g Warms the Middle and stops vomiting.
Bran-Fried Fr. Aurantii Chao Zhi Ke 1.2-2g Promotes the movement of Qi, reduces distention and pressure and resolves hardenings for elderly or weak patients or for inclusion in tonifying formulas to aid digestion.
  • Tonifies Qi
  • Nourishes the Blood
  • Regulates Qi
  • Strengthens the Kidneys
  • Calms the fetus
  • Stabilizes pregnancy
  • Induces labor
  • Qi and Blood Deficiency which leaves the Chong and Ren channels unsecured during the first trimester of pregnancy
  • Kidney Deficiency with Qi Deficiency
  • Restless fetus
  • Miscarriage
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Soreness and pain of the lower back
  • Light colored vaginal bleeding
  • Shortness of breath
  • Malpositioned fetus
  • Difficult delivery
  • Morning sickness
  • General weakness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Palpitations
  • Pale complexion
  • T: Pale
  • C: White
  • P: Small and smooth
  • Contraindicated for those with Yin Deficiency Fire.
  • This formula is considered to be a prophylactic against miscarriage and difficult delivery.
For difficult delivery: For securing the fetus:
+ Flos Carthami Hong Hua + Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong
To assist the pelvic bones in parting during delivery:
+ Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng
+ Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban + More Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ Rx. Cyathulae Chuan Niu Xi
For Deficiency:
+ Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen + Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen
For a restless fetus:
For unstable pregnancy with lower back pain:
+ Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin + Rx. Dipsaci Xu Duan
+ Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu + Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong
For unstable pregnancy with uterine bleeding:
For unstable pregnancy with dizziness and vertigo:
+ Colla Corii Asini E Jiao + Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen
+ Charred Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang Tan + Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi
+ Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang