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The Prescription of 延胡索汤


The book Sheng Ji Zong Lu



Yan Hu Suo: Activating blood, promoting the flow of qi to alleviate pain.

Niu Xi: Activating blood and dredging meridians, tonifying liver and kidney, strengthening tendon and bone, promoting diuresis and relieving stranguria, conducting fire (blood) to go downward.

Ren Shen: Powerfully reinforcing original qi, tonifying zang-organ qi, promoting the generation of body fluid to alleviate thirst.

Dang Gui: Tonifying blood and activating blood, alleviating pain and moistening intestines.

Sheng Di: Removing heat from the blood, arresting bleeding, nourishing Yin, reducing fever.

Chuan Xiong: Activating blood circulation and promoting the flow of qi, expelling wind to alleviate pain.

The Effect of 延胡索汤


Postpartum shock.


Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken twice.