Names Of Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao Wan

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Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao Wan TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name: Ligusticum Tea Pills
  • Pinyin Name: Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao Wan
  • Chinese Character: 川芎茶調丸
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How Is Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao Wan Categorized?

Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao Wan Functional Groupings

Sub Categories Within The Expel Wind Category

Extinguish Internal WindRelease Wind from the Skin and Channels

There Are 3 Formulas In Our Expel Wind Category

How Is Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao Wan Used Clinically?

Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao Wan Usages and Indications

  • Headaches, primarily from wind-cold (but used with wind-heat/wind-damp), with neck stiffness, muscle aches and/or nasal discharge.
  • In certain cases may be useful for migraines, frequent headaches - particularly when they are influenced by cold weather and/or changing from warm to cold environments.
  • Rhinitis, sinusitis.

Cautions and Contraindications

  • Use only with direction during pregnancy.
  • Avoid in cases of headache from liver yang rising or deficiencies of qi and/or blood.
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Conditions and Patterns Potentially Related With Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao Wan

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What Are Some Common Combinations For Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao Wan?

Clinical Formula Combinations and Modifications

  • With Gan Mao Ling for wind-heat patterns.
  • With Jing Fang Bai Du Wan for wind-damp patterns.

Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao Wan Has 7Ingredients

Bai Zhi


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Angelica Root


Appears in the Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Cold category

Usages

  • Expels wind-cold, dampness
  • Opens nasal passages, sinus congestion (particularly with green discharge), alleviates pain (especially in the head region)
  • Resolve wind-cold symptoms especially with headaches (yangming - ST), supraorbital pain, congestion
  • Useful for swollen gums and toothache

This formula has cautions, see details

Bo He

Field Mint, Mentha


Appears in the Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Heat category

Usages

  • Expels wind heat particularly from the head region - fever, headaches, red eyes, cough, sore throat.
  • Vents rashes - accelerates the activity of rashes towards the surface to quicken healing.
  • Resolves LV Qi Stagnation - emotional issues, PMS, menstrual issues, pressure in chest or sides of body.

This formula has cautions, see details

Chuan Xiong


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Szechuan Lovage Root


Appears in the Herbs That Invigorate Blood category

Usages

  • 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.

Fang Feng


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Ledebouriella root, siler


Appears in the Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Cold category

Usages

  • Releases exterior, expel wind-cold (headache, chills, body ache)
  • Bi-Syndromes, Wind-Damp, alleviates pain, relieves spasms (not very strong, only as a supporting herb)
  • Trembling hands and/or feet
  • Spleen/Liver intestinal issues - painful diarrhea, bright blood in stool
  • Migraines
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This formula has cautions, see details

Gan Cao


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Licorice Root


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Qi category

Usages

  • Tonifies the spleen and augments qi - spleen deficiency w/shortness of breath, fatigue, loose stools (si jun zi tong).
  • Qi and/or blood deficiency w/irregular pluse or palpitations (Zhi Gan Cao Tang).
  • Moistens the lungs and stops cough - heat/cold in the lungs (Ma Xing Shi Gan Tang).
  • Clears heat and toxic fire (raw) - carbuncles, sores, sore throat due to fire toxin (internally or topically).
  • Alleviates pain and stops spasms - abdomen or legs (Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang).
  • Often used to harmonize and/or moderate characteristics of other herbs.
  • Antidote for toxic substances (internally and topically).

This formula has cautions, see details

Jing Jie


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Schizonepeta Stem


Appears in the Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Cold category

Usages

  • Expels wind and releases the exterior - useful for either wind-cold or wind-heat
  • Useful for boils, carbuncles, etc. in the initial stages
  • Resolve itching (wind-heat in the blood level), may be used topically
  • Stops bleeding, blood in stool (secondary herb), uterine bleeding

This formula has cautions, see details

Qiang Huo


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Notopterygium Root


Appears in the Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Cold category

Usages

  • Release exterior, disperse cold - useful with wind-cold and damp associated body/joint pain
  • Guiding herb for the GV and Tai Yang Channels

This formula has cautions, see details

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