English: Drink to Turn Back the Penetrating Vessel
Also Known As: Cinnamon and Persica Combination
Break the Conflict Decoction
Zhe Cong Yin
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi 3-9g Clears Heat, cools and harmonizes the Blood, invigorates the Blood and dispels Blood Stasis.
With Chi Shao, for Blood Stasis disorders (amenorrhea, menstrual pain, traumatic injury) and irregular menstruation due to Heat and obstruction from Blood Deficiency.
With Tao Ren and Gui Zhi, for amenorrhea and abdominal pain due to Blood Stasis.
With Tao Ren, Gui Zhi, Fu Ling and Chi Shao, for amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea with severe pain, Heat, masses, lumps and tumors due to Blood Stasis.
Rx. Chuan Xiong Chuan Xiong 3-9g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi and alleviates pain.
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 and headache from Blood Stagnation.
With Dang Gui, Tao Ren, Hong Hua and Bai Shao, for dysmenorrhea due to Blood Stasis.
Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao 3-9g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, relieves pain, clears Heat and cools the Blood.
With Chuan Xiong and Dang Gui, for Blood-Stasis induced gynecological disorders such as immobile abdominal masses and amenorrhea with abdominal pain.
With Tao Ren, for Blood Stasis induced menstrual disorders, especially those characterized by early period, excessive bleeding, and thick purple clots.
With Tao Ren, Hong Hua and Chuan Xiong, for Blood Stagnation in the chest.
(Rx. Paeoniae Alba) (Bai Shao) (3-9g) (Nourishes Blood and regulates menstruation. Used instead of Chi Shao in some versions.)
(With Dang Gui, nourishes Yin and Blood.)
Sm. Persicae Tao Ren 5-15g Breaks up Blood Stasis and invigorates Blood circulation.
With Hong Hua, 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.
With Hong Hua, Dang Gui and Chi Shao, for menstrual pain, amenorrhea or irregular menstruation due to Blood Stasis.
Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi 3-9g Releases the exterior, assists the Yang, adjusts the Ying and Wei, releases the muscle layer and warms and facilitates the flow of Qi through the channels and collaterals and Blood through the vessels.
With Bai Shao, warms and tonifies the Middle Jiao.
With Tao Ren and Mu Dan Pi, for trauma induced pain, gynecological discomfort due to Blood Stasis and lower abdominal masses.
With Dang Gui and Chuan Xiong, for irregular menstruation due to Yang Deficiency with Cold Stagnation.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 5-15g Tonifies Blood, regulates the menses, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, disperses Cold and stops pain due to Blood Stasis.
With Tao Ren and Hong Hua, for amenorrhea, pain, swelling and other symptoms associated with Blood Stasis.
With Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood.
With Tao Ren, Hong Hua, Chi Shao and Chuan Xiong, for amenorrhea due to Blood Deficiency and Stagnation.
Flos Carthami Hong Hua 1.5-3g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, opens the channels, unblocks menstruation and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, for chest and abdominal pain due to Qi and Blood Stasis.
With Niu Xi, induces labor.
With Niu Xi, Chuan Xiong and Dang Gui, for stillbirth or difficult labor.
Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi 3-9g Invigorates the Blood and expels Blood Stasis.
With Hong Hua, Dang Gui and Tao Ren, for menstrual pain, irregular menstruation and postpartum pain.
(Rx. Cyathulae) (Chuan Niu Xi) (2.4-9g) (Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis and unblocks menses. Used instead of Niu Xi in some versions.)
(With Hong Hua, Dang Gui and Tao Ren, for gynecological disorders.)
Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo 2.5-9g Invigorates the Blood, circulates Qi, stops pain and disperses extravasation.
With Chuan Xiong, for body aches and headaches due to Blood Stagnation.
With Gui Zhi and Dang Gui, for dysmenorrhea due to Cold in the Blood.
(Rx. Glycyrrhizae) (Gan Cao) (0.3g) (Moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs. Only included some versions.)
  • Transforms accumulations
  • Dispels Stasis
  • Stops pain
  • Activates the Blood
  • Regulates menstruation
  • Blood Stagnation in the Lower Jiao
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Painful menstruation
  • Lower abdominal pain during menstruation
  • Lower back pain during menstruation
  • Amenorrhea
  • Abdominal accumulations due to Blood Stasis
  • Headache
  • Postpartum bleeding or pain
  • Post-miscarriage bleeding or pain
  • Vertigo
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • T: Maybe purplish spots
  • C: Normal
  • P: Choppy, Knotted and rapid
  • Do not use long term.
  • Contraindicated during pregnancy.
  • This formula was originally intended to discharge clotted Blood during the second and third trimester of pregnancy. When used for this purpose, the dosages must be small to avoid miscarriage.
For Blood Stasis during menstruation: For menstrual irregularity:
+ Rz. Sparganii Sang Leng + Hb. Artemisiae Anomalae Liu Ji Nu
+ Rz. Curcumae E Zhu
For painful menstruation:
For postpartum Blood Stasis disorders:
+ Pollen Typhae Pu Huang
+ Generating and Transforming Decoction
Sheng Hua Tang
+ Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu
For pelvic inflammatory disease:
+ Caulis Sargentodoxae Hong Teng + Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu
+ Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai Fol. Artemisiae Argyi E Jiao
With dizziness and vertigo during menstruation:
For painful menstruation due to wind and Cold:
+ Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen
+ Minor Bupleurum Decoction
Xiao Chai Hu Tang
+ Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
For constipation:
For general weakness:
+ Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang
+ Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
For low back pain and endometriosis:
+ Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie + Rx. Dipsaci Xu Duan
+ Poria Fu Ling
For cold hands and feet and facial flushing:
+ Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu + Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu
For scanty menstruation with pre-menstrual syndrome:
+ Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke
+ Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang + Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao