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Pin Yin
Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu 3-12g Spreads Liver Qi and relieves Stagnation.
With Dang Gui, Chuan Xiong and Bai Shao, harmonizes the Blood for irregular menstruation.
With Zhi Ke, for a stifling sensation in the chest, abdominal pain, poor appetite and irregular bowel movements.
With Chuan Xiong, Xiang Fu and Zhi Ke, for Liver Qi Stagnation.
With Chuan Xiong, Bai Shao and Zhi Ke, for Liver Qi Stagnation with hypochondriac fullness and pain.
Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin 3-15g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, regulates Qi flow and alleviates pain.
With Xiang Fu, Dang Gui and Bai Shao, for Pain in the abdomen and flanks associated with menstruation.
With Chai Hu, for Liver Qi and Blood Stagnation with flank pain and distention, dysmenorrhea and irregular menstruation.
Fr., Toosendan Chuan Lian Zi 3-15g Dredges Liver Qi, releases Stagnation, stops pain and conducts Heat out from below.
Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu 6-14g Spreads and regulates Liver Qi, regulates menstruation and alleviates pain.
With Chai Hu and Bai Shao, for pain and distention in the chest and flanks.
With Dang Gui and Chuan Xiong, for irregular menstruation and dysmenorrhea due to Qi and Blood Stasis.
With Chai Hu, for Qi Stagnation and menstrual irregularity.
With Dang Gui, tonifies the Blood and moves Qi, for premenstrual symptoms, menstrual pain and irregular menstruation.
With Dang Gui, Bai Shao and Chai Hu, for a disordered period.
With Chuan Xiong, for Qi Stagnation combined with Blood Stasis.
With Chai Hu, Bai Shao and Zhi Ke, for hypochondriac pain.
With Dang Gui, Chuan Xiong, Bai Shao and Chai Hu, for irregular menstruation with breast distention and abdominal pain.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 3-15g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood and regulates the menses.
With Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood.
With Bai Shao and Chai Hu, for dysmenorrhea from Liver Qi Stagnation and Blood Deficiency.
With Chuan Xiong, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 3-10g Invigorates the Blood and promotes the movement of Qi.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 5-30g Nourishes the Blood, regulates menstruation and calms Liver Yang.
With Chai Hu, for flank pain due to Liver Qi Stagnation.
With Dang Gui, nourishes Yin and Blood.
Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang 5-30g Clears Heat, cools the Blood, nourishes Yin and generates fluids.
With Bai Shao, for Blood Deficiency Heat.
Fr. Mori Sang Shen 6-30g Tonifies the Blood and enriches Yin.
With Zhi Ke, for constipation and dry stools with abdominal bloating.
Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke 3-10g Promotes the movement of Qi, reduces distention and pressure.
With Yu Jin, for Liver Qi Stagnation with a stifling sensation in the chest and fullness in the epigastrium and abdomen with Heat signs.
Hb. Leonuri Yi Mu Cao 9-60g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Stasis and regulates menstruation.
With Dang Gui, for Blood Stasis with infertility, irregular menstruation, lower abdominal pain and fullness and scanty menstruation.
With Dang Gui and Chuan Xiong, for dysmenorrhea or lower abdominal pain due to postpartum Blood Stasis.
With Zhi Ke and Pu Huang, stimulates uterine contractions.
  • Tonifies the blood
  • Soothes the Liver  
  • Unblocks the Liver
  • Moves Qi
  • Releases Stagnation
  • Regulates menstruation
  • Liver Qi Stagnation
  • Infertility
  • Inability to conceive for many years
  • Decreased and dark-colored menses that contain clots or
  • Scanty, pale-colored menses
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Breast and hypochondriac pain
  • Abdominal pain with periods
  • Maybe premenstrual breast distention
  • Premenstrual breast tension
  • Painful periods
  • Irritability before periods
  • Anxiety before periods
  • Depression
  • Abdominal distention
  • Eructation
  • Sighing
  • Water retention
  • Headache
  • A history of cramping
  • T: Normal color or slightly red on the sides; if Stagnation of Qi arises from Blood Deficiency, the sides might be Pale
  • C: Normal
  • P: Taut or Wiry; if Qi Stagnation arises from Blood Deficiency, it may be Choppy
For premenstrual breast distention with lumps: For scanty, difficult menstruation with severe abdominal pain:
+ Spica Prunellae Xia Ku Cao
+ Sm. Citri Reticulatae Ju He - Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ Fr. Liquidamberis Lu Lu Tong - Fr. Mori Sang Shen
+ Concha Ostreae Mu Li + Rz. Curcumae E Zhu
For a red tongue with a yellow coat and a wiry rapid pulse: + Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo
+ Pollen Typhae Pu Huang
- Fr. Mori Sang Shen    
+ Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi    
+ Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi    
+ Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen