Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang

Natural Chinese Herbal Formulas That Invigorates Blood and Dispels Blood Stasis

Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang

Drive Out Stasis in the Mansion of Blood Decoction

Main Action of Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang
The functions of this traditional chinese medicine formula are to invigorate the blood and expel blood stasis while regulating liver Qi and unblocking the channels. This TCM Herbal formula is best suited in conditions of blood stasis located in the upper jiao (chest) as well as liver Qi stagnation. This stasis not only creates stagnation in the chest but also prevents clear yang from rising to the head which creates chronic headaches.

Indications and Symptoms for Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang
chest pain, pain in the hypochondria, chronic headache, fixed piercing headaches, chronic hiccough, choking sensation when drinking, dry heaves, depression, poor spirit, warmth in the chest, palpitations, insomnia, poor sleep, irritability, mood swings, tidal fever, dark lips, dark complexion Tongue - dark red, dark spots on sides Pulse - choppy, wiry, tight

Herbal Ingredients of Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang

Tao Ren (Semen Persicae, Peach Kernel, Persica)

- 12g. -invigorate blood, move blood stasis in the upper jiao

Hong Hua (Flos Carthami tinctorii, Safflower Flower, Carthamus)

- 9g. -invigorate blood, move blood stasis in the upper jiao

Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae, Sinensis, Chinese Angelica Root, Tang -kuei)

- 9g. -invigorate blood in the lower jiao

Chuan Xiong (Radix Ligustici Chuanxiong, Szechuan Lovage Root, Enidium)

- 4.5g. -invigorate blood, move blood stasis in the upper jiao

Chi Shao Yao (Radix Paeoniae Rubrae, Red Peony root)

- 6g. -invigorate blood in the lower jiao

Niu Xi (Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae, Achyranthes root)

- 9g. -eliminates blood stasis, promotes downward movement of Qi and blood Chai Hu (Radix Bupleuri, Hare's Ear Root, Thorowax Root)

- 3g. -regulates liver Qi flow, raises clear yang Qi

Jie Geng (Radix Platycodi Grandiflori, Balloon Flower Root, Platycodon)

- 4.5g. -aids chest, directs herbs to upper jiao, promotes Qi movement

Zhi Ke (Fructus Citri Aurantii, Bitter Orange Ripened Fruit)

- 6g. -aids chest, promotes Qi movement

Sheng Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae, Chinese Foxglove root, Rehmannia)

- 9g. -cools blood, clears heat

Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae Uralensis, Licorice Root)

- 3g. -regulates and harmonizes other Herbal properties within the formula

Cooking Preparation of Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang
When preparing this natural chinese Herbal formula, today's practitioners generally use Chuan Niu Xi (Radix Cyathulae Officinalis) instead of Niu Xi (Radix Niuxi).

Additional Information on Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang
This chinese medicine formula is a combination of Tao Hong Si Wu Tang (Four Substance with Safflower and Peach Pit Decoction and Si Ni San (Frigid Extremities Powder).

This TCM Herbal formula is used for a variety of symptoms which have fixed and sharp stabbing pain in the upper parts of the body with tongue and pulse signs appropriate with blood stasis. When the appropriate symptoms are present this alternative medicine Herbal formula is able to treat such disorders as coronary artery disease, rheumatic valvular heart disease, hypertension, cor pulmonale, intercostal neuralgia, costochondritis, postconcussion syndrome, migraine, trigeminal neuralgia, psychosis, menopausal syndrome, primary dysmenorrhea and Urticaria.