Wonderful Powder for Relieving Blood Stagnation
The Prescription of Shixiao San
The book Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang
- Wu Ling Zhi (Faeces Trogopterori),
- Pu Huang (Pollen Typhae)
The ingredients complement each other to promote blood circulation, remove blood stasis and relieve pain.
The Effect of Shixiao San
Activating blood flow to disperse blood stasis, removing obstruction to relieve pain.
Syndrome due to blood stasis, marked by megalgia in the chest and abdomen, or puerperal lochiorrhea or irregular menstruation, imperative pain in the lower abdomen, deep red tongue and uneven pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as angina pectoris and ectopic pregnancy.
The two ingredients are ground into fine powder and taken with yellow rice wine or vinegar, 6 g each time, twice daily. Their amounts reduced according to their original proportions, they may be decocted in water for oral dose. Vinegar or yellow rice wine used in taking this powder will enhance the drugs' potency of promoting the circulation of blood and relieving pain.