Herb Formulas Notebook

Yu Zhu San

(Jade Candle Powder)

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Source: Confucians' Duties to their Parents (1228)
Author: Zhang Cong-Zheng / Zi-He

Category: Formulas that Tonify Blood

Pattern: Blood stasis with excessive Heat, or Blood deficiency with interior Heat

Key Symptoms: Amenorrhoea, or hard stools and constipation

Dang Gui
Chuan Xiong
Shu Di Huang
Bai Shao
Da Huang
Mang Xiao
Gan Cao

In the UK Mang Xiao must be substituted with Yu Li Ren.

Preparation: Grind equal amounts into powder and take 24g as a draft before meals.

Actions: Tonifies and invigorates the Blood and purges accumulation from the interior

Research Links:
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Journal of Chinese Medicine

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