Functions: Invigorates the blood, dispels blood stasis, strengthens tendons and bones, harmonizes nutritive qi, alleviates pain, promotes regeneration of damaged tissues.
Indications: Qi and blood stagnation due to Die Da (traumatic injury) presenting with pain; redness; swelling; bruising; bleeding. For sprains; strains, broken bones; slow healing wounds or injured; chronic stabbing pain, including chest and epigastric pain, dysmenorrhea, and pelvic pain.
Cautions and Contraindication: Contraindicated during pregnancy or with hemorrhagic disorders. Use with caution during heavy menstrual bleeding. Use with caution in patients on anti-coagulant therapy (blood thinners).
Biomedical applications: Traumatic injury, sport injury, fractures, contusions, dislocation., sprains, strains of muscle, tendon or ligaments, tears of muscle, tendon or ligaments, post-surgical pain, post-surgical pain and recovery, acute exacerbation of chronic low back pain, sciatica, coronary artery disease, myocarditis, chronic hepatitis, hepatomegaly, dysmenorrhea.
Standard Dose: 1 to 3 teaspoons in water per day.
Clinical Dosage: Administer half an hour or one hour after eating. Dose may be higher upon initial injury and reduced over time. May be used safely for 1-2 months. Monitor for signs of heat or Yin deficiency.
- Dang Gui
- Chuan Xiong
- Ru Xiang
- Mo Yao
- Yu Jin
- Tu Bie Chong
- Zi Ran Tong
- Xue Jie