Names Of Dan Gui Shao Yao Wan

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Dan Gui Shao Yao Wan TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name: Dang Gui And Peony Powder
  • Pinyin Name: Dan Gui Shao Yao Wan
  • Alternate Names: Dang Gui Shao Yao Wan, Dang Gui Shao Yao San, Angelica and Peony Powder, Tangkuei and Peony Formula, Dang Gui Fu Ling San
  • Chinese Character: 當歸芍藥散
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Dan Gui Shao Yao Wan Usages and Indications

  • Blood deficiency with poor water circulation - generally used for abdominal pain during pregnancy - mild to moderate possibly with cramps, lower body edema and difficult urination.
  • Above issues with blood deficient signs - anemia, dizziness, palpitations, low energy, cold hands and feet.
  • May be appropriate for general hormonal/blood related issues - dysemenorrhea, irregular cycles, uterine bleeding, anovulation.

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Staff Clinical Notes

  • This formula may be used during pregnancy with the right underlying diagnostic factors.

Dan Gui Shao Yao Wan Has 6Ingredients

Dang Gui


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Chinese Angelica Root


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Blood category

Usages

  • Tonifies the blood, regulates menses - pallid, ashen complexion, tinnitus, blurred vision, palpitations, irregular menses, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea.
  • Invigorates/harmonizes the blood, disperses cold - important herb to stop pain due to blood stasis - abdominal pain, trauma, carbuncles due to blood stasis, chronic bi.
  • Moistens dry intestines due to blood deficiency.
  • Reduces swellings, expels pus, generates flesh - sores.

Bai Shao


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White Peony Root


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Blood category

Usages

  • Nourishes the blood and regulates menstrual problems due to blood deficiency (pale, lusterless complexion and nails) - menstrual dysfunction, vaginal discharge, uterine bleeding - very common herb for gynecological disorders (Si Wu Tang).
  • Calms liver yang, alleviates pain from constrained liver qi or disharmony between the liver and the spleen due to liver yang rising - cramping and spasms (limbs and abdomen), abdominal pain from dysentery, headache and dizziness.
  • Preserves yin, adjusts ying and wei levels - vaginal discharge and spermatorrhea, exterior wind-cold from deficiency with continuous sweating, spontaneous sweating, night sweats.

This formula has cautions, see details

Fu Ling


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Poria, China Root


Appears in the Herbs That Drain Dampness category

Usages

  • Promotes urination, drains dampness, transforms phlegm - urinary difficulty, diarrhea, edema, headache, dizziness, greasy tongue coat.
  • Strengthens the spleen, harmonizes the middle jiao - diarrhea, loss of appetite.
  • Quiets the heart and calms the spirit - palpitations, insomnia, forgetfulness.

This formula has cautions, see details

Bai Zhu


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Atractylodes (White) Rhizome


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Qi category

Usages

  • Tonifies the spleen, augments qi, dries dampness - diarrhea, fatigue, lack of appetite, vomiting, edema.
  • Stabilizes the exterior and stops sweating - spontaneous sweating due to qi deficiency.
  • Calms the fetus - arising from spleen deficiency.

Ze Xie


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Water Plantain Root


Appears in the Herbs That Drain Dampness category

Usages

  • Promotes urination, drains damp-heat in the lower burner - urinary difficulty, edema, diarrhea.
  • Drains deficient kidney fire - heat signs, dizziness, tinnitus.

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.

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