HERBS AND ACTIONS
Mu Dan Pi
Clears Heat, cools and harmonizes the Blood, invigorates the Blood and dispels Blood Stasis.
Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi and alleviates pain.
Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, relieves pain, clears Heat and cools the Blood.
(Nourishes Blood and regulates menstruation. Used instead of Chi Shao in some versions.)
Breaks up Blood Stasis and invigorates Blood circulation.
Releases the exterior, assists the Yang, adjusts the Ying and Wei, releases the muscle layer and warms and facilitates the flow of Qi through the channels and collaterals and Blood through the vessels.
Tonifies Blood, regulates the menses, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, disperses Cold and stops pain due to Blood Stasis.
Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, opens the channels, unblocks menstruation and alleviates pain.
Invigorates the Blood and expels Blood Stasis.
(Chuan Niu Xi)
(Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis and unblocks menses. Used instead of Niu Xi in some versions.)
Yan Hu Suo
Invigorates the Blood, circulates Qi, stops pain and disperses extravasation.
(Moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs. Only included some versions.)
CONTRAINDICATIONS AND HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS