|Also Known As:|
|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
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
|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|