|English:||Delayed Menstruation Decoction|
|Also Known As:||Cyperus and Carthamus Combination|
|Caulis Akebiae||Mu Tong||4g|| Promotes urination, unblocks
painful urinary dysfunction and unblocks
With Dang Gui, promotes circulation of Blood and stops pain.
|Rz. Cyperi||Xiang Fu||15g|| Spreads and regulates Liver Qi, regulates
menstruation and alleviates pain.
With Dang Gui and Chuan Xiong, for irregular menstruation and dysmenorrhea due to Qi and Blood Stasis.
|Rz. Chuanxiong||Chuan Xiong||8g||Invigorates the Blood, promotes
the movement of Qi and alleviates
With Xiang Fu, for Qi Stagnation combined with Blood Stasis.
With Dang Gui, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis for Blood Deficiency causing menstrual problems including dysmenorrhea, scanty menses and amenorrhea.
With Dang Gui, Tao Ren and Hong Hua, for abdominal pain accompanying menstruation.
With Dang Gui, Tao Ren, Bai Shao and Hong Hua, for dysmenorrhea due to Blood Stasis.
|Sm. Persicae||Tao Ren||5g||Breaks up Blood Stasis and invigorates Blood circulation.|
|Flos Carthami||Hong Hua||5g||Invigorates the Blood, dispels
Blood Stasis, opens the channels, unblocks menstruation and alleviates
With Chuan Xiong, for chest and abdominal pain due to Qi and Blood Stasis.
With Tao Ren, invigorates the Blood for all types of Blood Stagnation such as dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, swollen painful sores and chest and abdominal pain.
|Rz. Curcumae||E Zhu||4g||Invigorates Blood circulation, dispels Blood Stasis regulates Qi, dissolves accumulations and alleviates pain.|
|Cx. Cinnamomi||Rou Gui||3g||Disperses deep Cold, warms
and unblocks the channels and vessels, assists
the generation of Qi and Blood and
With Dang Gui and Chuan Xiong, for dysmenorrhea, postpartum abdominal pain or amenorrhea due to Deficiency Cold of the Chong and Ren channels.
With Dang Gui, Hong Hua, Ru Xiang and Mo Yao, for feelings of oppression and pain in the abdomen.
|Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata||Shu Di Huang||16g|| Nourishes the Blood,
Jing and Liver and Kidney Yin and
fills the Marrow.
With Dang Gui, for Blood Deficiency marked by dizziness, palpitations, insomnia and menstrual dysfunction.
With Dang Gui, Bai Shao and Chuan Xiong, for anemia.
|Rx. Angelicae Sinensis||Dang Gui||16g||Tonifies, invigorates
and harmonizes the Blood, disperses Cold, stops pain due to
Blood Stasis and regulates
With Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood.
With Bai Shao, Shu Di Huang and Chuan Xiong, for menstrual irregularity, amenorrhea, and dysmenorrhea due to Blood Deficiency or Blood Stasis.
With Tao Ren and Hong Hua, for amenorrhea, pain, swelling and other symptoms associated with Blood Stasis.
With Shu Di Huang, for Heat symptoms due to Yin Deficiency and Devastated Blood.
With Xiang Fu, tonifies Blood and moves Qi, for premenstrual symptoms, menstrual pain and irregular menstruation.
|Rx. Paeoniae Alba||Bai Shao||16g|| Nourishes the Blood, regulates
menstruation, softens the Liver and relieves pain.
With Dang Gui, nourishes Yin and Blood.
With Dang Gui and Shu Di Huang, for dizziness, blurred vision, and dysmenorrhea due to Blood Deficiency or Stasis.
|Rx. Aucklandiae||Mu Xiang||6g||Promotes the movement of Qi, dispels Damp-Heat, harmonizes the Liver and Spleen and alleviates pain. (Not included in all versions.)|
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata||Zhi Gan Cao||3g||Moderates and harmonizes the harsh
properties of other herbs.
With Bai Shao, moderates spasms and alleviates pain, for painful spasms of the leg or abdomen.
- Invigorates the Blood
- Nourishes the Blood
- Moves Qi
- Delayed menstruation caused by Blood Deficiency and Stagnant Qi