Herb Formulas Notebook

Tuo Hua Jian

(Out-Thrusting and Transforming Decoction)

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Source: Collected Treatises of Jing-Yue (1624)
Author: Zhang Jie-Bin / Jing-Yue

Category: Formulas that Regulate Blood

Pattern: Qi and Blood stagnation causing overdue pregnancy, miscarriage or retention of foetus

Key Symptoms: Acute pain, pain across loins and abdomen

Pulse: Deep and excessive

Che Qian Zi 5g
Chuan Xiong 6g
Dang Gui 30g
Hong Hua 3g
Niu Xi 6g
Rou Gui 6g

Preparation: Decoction

Actions: Eliminates Qi and Blood stagnation

Contraindications: Encourages expulsion from the uterus so should not be used during pregnancy except under the conditions mentioned.

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