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Herb Formulas Notebook

Gu Ben Zhi Beng Tang

(Stabilise the Root and Stop Excessive Uterine Bleeding Decoction)

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Source: Fu Qing-Zhu's Women's Disorders (1826)
Author: Fu Qing-Zhu

Category: Formulas that Tonify Qi and Blood

Pattern: Inability of the Spleen to control the Blood

Key Symptoms: Sudden, severe uterine bleeding or persistent uterine bleeding with continuous spotting and pale, watery blood.
Secondary Symptoms: Shiny pale complexion or slight facial oedema, lightheaded dizziness, fatigue, cold extremities, shortness of breath, stifling sensation in the chest, loose stools

Tongue: Pale and swollen with teeth marks
Pulse: Thin and frail or hollow

Shu Di Huang 30g
Bai Zhu 30g
Ren Shen 9g
Huang Qi 9g
Dang Gui 15g
Pao Jiang 6g

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Tonifies the Blood, augments the Qi, stops bleeding

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These pages are intended to assist clinicians and are not intended for self-diagnosis or treatment for which a qualified professional should be consulted.