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Taohong Siwu Tang

The Prescription of Taohong Siwu Tang


The book Yi Zong Jin Jian



Shu Di: The principal drug, nourishing yin, enriching blood, supplementing essence of the kidney.

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.

Tao Ren: Activating blood and resolving stasis.

Hong Hua: Activating blood and dredging meridians, dispelling stasis and alleviating pain.

The Effect of Taohong Siwu Tang


Tonify blood and regulate menstruation, activate blood and dispel stasis.


Abdominal pain, premature menstruation, excessive blood with blood clot which is purple and thick.


Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken twice.