Chuan Xiong (Szechuan Lovage Root) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • English Name:  Szechuan Lovage Root
  • Pinyin Name:  Chuan Xiong

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  • Invigorate blood, promote movement of Qi - any blood stasis pattern, important for gynecological issues (amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, difficult labor, lochioschesis).
  • Expels wind and alleviates pain - headache (temporal, vertex), dizziness, painful obstructions, skin issues.
  • Headache - moves qi upward and alleviates pain; headaches due to wind, heat, cold, blood deficiency.
Functional Grouping (See All)
  • Herbs That Invigorate Blood

  • Dosage and Preparation Notes
    • Dosage: 3-6g
    Channels/Meridians Influenced (See All)

     ◦ Gall Bladder ◦ Liver ◦ Pericardium

    Associated Temperature and Taste (See All)

     ◦ Warm (Wen) ◦ Acrid

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    Herbal Formulas Which Include Chuan Xiong

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formulas which contain Chuan Xiong (in alphabetical order). You May click on the name of the formula for more details or click on any of the products from our store to read usage information or to purchase a particular formula.

    TCM FormulaClinical Functions
    Ba Zhen Wan

    Pale complexion, fatigue, low stamina, light headedness, vertigo, palpitations (may be frequent), anxiety, poor appetite, reduced energy for speaking.

    The Pulse will be thin and frail or large and weak and the Tongue will be pale with a white coat.

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    • Ba Zhen Pian - Anemia, Heavy Menstruation, Weakness Herbal Formula
    Bu Yang Huan Wu Tang Wan

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    Chai Hu Shu Gan Wan

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    Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao Wan

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    Du Huo Ji Sheng Wan

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    Fang Feng Tong Sheng Wan

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    Huang Lian Shang Qing Wan

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    Jiao Ai Wan

    This formula is generally a tonifying agent with herbs to invigorate the blood it is used for excessive menstruation, excessive spotting between periods or bleeding during pregnancy.  Other uses would be uterine bleeding and restless fetus syndrome.

    The Tongue is generally pale with a thin white coat and the Pulse will be thin and frail.

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    Nuan Gong Yun Zi Wan

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    Pian Tou Tong Wan

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    Ren Shen Bai Du Wan

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    Shao Fu Zhu Yu Wan

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    Shen Tong Zhu Yu Wan

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    Shi Quan Da Bu Wan

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    Si Wu Tang Wan

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    Suan Zao Ren Tang Pian

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    Te Xiao Bi Min Gan Wan

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    Te Xiao Jing Zhui Tong Wan

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    Wen Jing Tang Wan

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    Wu Ji Bai Feng Wan

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    Xi Guan Jie Xiao Tong Wan

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    Xiao Huo Luo Wan

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    Xue Fu Zhu Yu Wan

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    Yu Dai Wan

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    Zhong Feng Hui Chun Wan

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    Related Conditions:

     ◦ Amenorrhea (Absence of Menstruation) ◦ Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual Pain/Cramps) ◦ Labor Promotion ◦ Headache ◦ Skin Problems (Rash)

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