Herb Formulas Notebook

Ning Xue Tang

(Qiuet the Blood Decoction)

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Source: Traditional Chinese Ophthalmology (c. 1970)

Category: Formulas that Regulate Blood

Pattern: Haemorrhage in the anterior chamber of the eye due to trauma

Key Symptoms: Haemorrhage in the anterior chamber of the eye
Secondary Symptoms: Red lips and cheeks, bitter taste, dry throat, dizziness, tinnitus, lower back pain, spontaneous emissions, a sensation of heat in the palms and soles

Tongue: Deep red with scanty coating
Pulse: Wiry, thin and rapid

Xian He Cao 15g
Mo Han Lian 15g
Sheng Di Huang 15g
Zhi Zhi 6g (charred)
Bai Shao 15g
Bai Ji 9g
Bai Lian 6g
Ce Bai Ye 15g
E Jiao 15g
Bai Mao Gen 15g

In the UK E Jiao must be substituted. Some additional Yin tonics such as Gou Qi Zi and Nu Zhen Zi may suffice.

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Cools the Blood and stops Bleeding

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