Tao He Cheng Qi Tang

Natural Chinese Herbal Formulas That Invigorates Blood and Dispels Blood Stasis

Tao He Cheng Qi Tang

Peach Pit Decoction to Order the Qi


Main Action of Tao He Cheng Qi Tang
The functions of this chinese medicine formula are to drain heat while breaking up blood stagnation. This TCM Herbal formula is best suited in conditions of Xu Xue (blood buildup) in the lower jiao caused by blood stasis and heat. This condition is commonly caused by a pathogenic factor which is lodged in the lower jiao creating pain in this area.


Indications and Symptoms for Tao He Cheng Qi Tang
acute lower abdominal pain, incontinence, night fever, delirious speech, irritability, restlessness, thirsty, manic behavior, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea Tongue - Red, purple spots Pulse - submerged, full, choppy


Herbal Ingredients of Tao He Cheng Qi Tang

Tao Ren (Semen Persicae, Peach Kernel, Persica)

- 12 -15g. -breaks up blood stasis

Da Huang (Radix et Rhizoma Rhei, Rhubarb Root and Rhizome)

- 12g. -purges stagnation, clears pathogenic heat, guides out blood stasis

Gui Zhi (Ramulus Cinnamomi Cassiae, Cinnamon, Cassia Twig)

- 6g. -warms sinews, unblocks vessels, moves blood from the lower jiao

Mang Xiao (Mirabilitum, Mirabilite, Glauber's Salt)

- 6g. -softens hardness, expels accumulations

Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae Uralensis, Honey Fried Licorice Root)

- 6g. -protects staomach, calms middle jiao, alleviates harsh properties of other Herbal ingredients


Cooking Preparation of Tao He Cheng Qi Tang
When preparing this natural chinese medicine formula boil all herbs and then add Mang Xiao (Mirabilitum) as the last ingredient after it has reached a boil. Jiu Zhi Da Huang (wine fried Rhubarb Root) is often substituted for Da Huang for it's accentuated blood invigorating action.


Additional Information on Tao He Cheng Qi Tang
This traditional chinese medicine formula is a modified version of Tiao Wei Cheng Qi Tang (Order the Qi Decoction) and should be compared when prescribing this formula. The main clinical symptoms too look for when prescribing Tao he Cheng Qi Tang are aacute abdominal pain which is fixed and is aggrabated with pressure. The pain is in the lower abdomen and it may also manifest in the spirit (shen) with delirium. When the appropriate symptoms are present this alternative medicine Herbal formula is able to treat such disorders as acute endometritis, retained placenta, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), and intestinal obstruction.