The Prescription of 增損四物湯
The book Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang
Dang Gui: Tonifying and coordinating blood, regulating menstruation.
Bai Shao: Nourishing blood and astringing Yin.
Chuan Xiong: Promoting the circulation of blood and removing the stagnation of Qi, thus preventing other sticky-natured tonics in this prescription from bringing about the stagnation of Qi and blood.
Pao Jiang: Warming meridians and stopping bleeding, warming the spleen and stomach, alleviating pain.
Zhi Gan Cao: Harmonizing the spleen and stomach, tempering the actions of all the other ingredients.
Ren Shen: Invigorating Qi to strengthen the spleen.
The Effect of 增損四物湯
Tonify qi and blood, warm meridians to stop bleeding.
12 g of the drugs are decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.