Herb Formulas Notebook

Huai Jiao Wan

(Saphora Japonicae Fruit Pill)

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Source: Formulary of the Pharmacy Service for Benefiting the People of the Taiping Era (1107)
Author: Imperial Medical Bureau

Category: Formulas that Regulate Blood

Pattern: Intestinal Wind with Heat Toxin or Damp-Heat

Key Symptoms: Bleeding haemorrhoids or rectal prolapse

Huai Jiao 12g (dry fried)
Fang Feng 6g
Di Yu 6g
Dang Gui 6g (wine washed)
Huang Qin 6g
Zhi Ke 6g (wheat fried)

Preparation: Ground into powder and formed into pills with wine. Taken in 9g doses with wine. Can also be prepared as a decoction with the dosages above.

Actions: Clears Heat from the Intestines, stops Bleeding, disperses Wind, regulates the Qi

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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.