Decoction for Removing Blood Stasis in the Chest
The Prescription of 血府逐瘀汤
The book Yi Lin Gai Cuo
- Tao Ren (Semen Persicae) 12g,
- Hong Hua (FLos Carthami) 9g,
- Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis) 9g,
- Sheng Di (Radix Rehmanniae) 9g,
- Niu Xi (Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae) 9g,
- Chi Shao (Radix Paeoniae Rubra) 6g,
- Zhi Qiao (Fructus Aurantii) 6g,
- Chuan Xiong (Rhizoma Chuanxiong) 5g,
- Jie Geng (Radix Platycodi) 5g,
- Chai Hu (Radix Bupleuri) 3g,
- Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae) 3g.
Tao Ren, Hong Hua, Chi Shao, Chuan Xiong and Dang Gui: Promoting the
circulation of blood to remove blood stasis.
Niu Xi: Eliminating blood stasis to activate blood circulation, inducing blood to go downward.
Chai Hu: Soothing the liver and regulating the circulation of Qi.
Jie Geng and Zhi Qiao: Promoting the flow of Qi throughout the chest.
Sheng Di: Dispelling heat from blood, nourishing blood and moistening dryness.
Gan Cao: Tempering the actions of all the other ingredients.
The Effect of 血府逐瘀汤
Promoting the circulation of blood to remove blood stasis, activating the flow of Qi to relieve pain.
Syndrome due to Qi stagnation and blood stasis, marked by prolonged prickle fixative headache, restlessness, irritability, high fever starting in the evening, or prolonged hiccup, palpitation, deep red tongue, and uneven or taut tight pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as coronary heart disease, hypertension, neurosis and sequel due to concussion of brain.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.