Formula Database

Dang Gui Jiu

(Tangkuei Wine)

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Source: Chinese Medicinal Wine and Elixirs (2008)
Author: Flaws, Bob (Flaws gives several sources at the beginning of his book but not for each formula making the original author difficult to credit)

Category: Formulas that Regulate Blood

Pattern: Blood stasis in the uterus

Key Symptoms: Menstrual irregularity, dysmenorrhoea, incomplete miscarriage, infertility

Dang Gui 20g
Hong Hua 10g

Preparation: Soak in 50ml of alcohol for 48 hours, then add another 100ml of alcohol and remove the dregs. Take 30ml three times a day.

Actions: Invigorates the Blood and dispels Stasis

Contraindications: Damp-Heat conditions and long term use due to the harmful effects on continuous alcohol consumption.

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