Pin Ying Name: Tao Hong Si Wu Tang
English Name: Peach Seed, Safflower & Dong Gui Four Decoction
Chinese Name: 桃紅四物湯
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Actions|
|Rx. Ligustici Chuanxiong||Chuan Xiong||
Activates Blood, regulates Qi, expels Wind-Cold, alleviates pain and treats headaches.
With Dang Gui, for Blood Deficiency causing menstrual problems including dysmenorrhea, scanty menses, and amenorrhea and Wind-Damp Invasion blocking the Blood vessels causing pain, numbness, and paralysis.
|Rx. Angelicae Sinensis||Dang Gui||
Tonifies Blood, regulates menses, activates and harmonizes Blood, disperses Cold, reduces swelling, expels pus, generates flesh and alleviates pain.
With Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood. With Bai Shao, Shu Di Huang and Chuan Xiong, for menstrual irregularity, amenorrhea, and dysmenorrhea due to Blood Deficiency or Stasis. With Tao Ren and Hong Hua, for amenorrhea, pain, swelling and other symptoms associated with Blood Stasis.
|Rx. Paeoniae Alba||Bai Shao||
Nourishes Blood, regulates menstruation, astringes Yin, calms Liver Yang and alleviates pain.
With Dang Gui, nourishes Yin and Blood.
|Rx. Paeoniae Rubra||Chi Shao||
Clears Heat, cools the Blood, activates Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, eliminates pain and clears Liver Fire. - Substitute for Bai Shao in some sources.
With Chuan Xiong, for abscess, boils, and trauma induced pain. With Tao Ren, for Blood Stasis induced menstrual disorders, especially those characterized by early period, excessive bleeding, and thick purple clots.
|Rx. Rehmanniae||Shu Di Huang||
Tonifies Blood and nourishes Yin, Jing and Blood.
With Dang Gui and Bai Shao, for dizziness, palpitations, insomnia, and menstrual dysfunction due to Blood Deficiency.
|Rx. Rehmanniae||Sheng Di Huang||
Clears Heat, cools the Blood, nourishes Yin and generates fluids. - Substitute for Shu Di Huang in some sources.
With Bai Shao, for Blood Deficiency Heat.
|Sm. Persicae||Tao Ren||
Dispels Blood Stasis and activates Blood circulation.
With Hong Hua, for dysmenorrhea and amenorrhea with abdominal pain, clotting and scanty flow and rheumatoid arthritis due to Blood Stasis. With Hong Hua, Chi Shao and Dang Gui, for trauma with pain.
|Flos Carthami||Hong Hua||
Activates the Blood, regulates menstruation, dispels Blood Stasis and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, for chest and abdominal pain due to Qi and Blood Stasis.
*All granules can be made into capsules. All capsules are sold in pairs of 2 (Two bottle increment).