Herb Formulas Notebook

Huo Xue Zhi Tong Tang

Invigorate Blood and Stop Pain

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Source: Traumatology and Orthopaedics of Traditional Chinese Medicine (2002)
Author: Huang Guicheng (editor)

Category: Formulas that Regulate Blood

Pattern: Blood stasis due to trauma, early stage fractures

Key Symptoms: Pain and immobility of the upper arm due to fracture of the humerus

Dang Gui 10g
Chi Shao 10g
Chuan Xiong 10g
Hong Hua 6g
Zhe Chong 10g
San Qi 9g
Chen Pi 10g
Luo De Da 10g
Ru Xiang 6g
Gan Cao 5g

In the UK Zhe Chong (Tu Bie Chong) must be substituted with E Zhu or another appropriate Blood Invigorating herb.

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Invigorates the Blood and Stops Pain

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