Names Of Du Huo Ji Sheng Wan

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Du Huo Ji Sheng Wan TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name: Solitary Hermit Teapills
  • Pinyin Name: Du Huo Ji Sheng Wan
  • Alternate Names: Angelica and Taxillus Pills
  • Chinese Character: 独活寄生丸
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How Is Du Huo Ji Sheng Wan Categorized?

There Are 21 Formulas In Our Expel Dampness Category

How Is Du Huo Ji Sheng Wan Used Clinically?

Du Huo Ji Sheng Wan Usages and Indications

  • For chronic pain due to obstruction (bi zheng) with liver and kidney deficiency.
  • For lower back pain often with weakness and/or pain in the knees.
  • For arthritis, especially the type affected by cold/damp weather.

Cautions and Contraindications

    • Use with caution during pregnancy.
    • Do not use with patients that present with damp heat or excess heat.
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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

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.

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.

Dang Shen


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Codonopsis Root


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Qi category

Usages

  • Tonifies the middle warmer, augments the qi - lack of appetite, fatigue, diarrhea, vomiting, any spleen qi deficiency issues, prolapse of uterus, stomach, rectum.
  • Tonifies the lungs - lung deficiency w/chronic cough, shortness of breath, copious sputum due to spleen qi deficiency.
  • Nourishes fluids - xiao ke, thirst due to injury to fluids.
  • Often used with herbs that release the exterior when patient has significant qi deficiency.

Du Huo


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Angelica Root


Appears in the Herbs That Dispel Wind Dampness category

Usages

  • Dispels wind-cold-damp - bi syndromes, especially lower back and legs (acute/chronic).
  • Shao yin stage headache and toothache.

Du Zhong


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Eucommia Bark


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Yang category

Usages

  • Tonify liver and kidneys, strengthen sinews and bones - weak, painful knees and lower back, fatigue, frequent urination.
  • Promotes smooth flow of qi and blood circulation.
  • Calms the fetus - for cold deficient kidney patterns with bleeding during pregnancy, prevents miscarriages from deficiency.
  • Recently used for dizziness from liver yang rising (hypertension).

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

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

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

Qin Jiao


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Gentiana Macrophylla Root


Appears in the Herbs That Dispel Wind Dampness category

Usages

  • Dispels wind-damp bi and cramping, especially in the extremities, for acute/chronic, cold/hot conditions.
  • Clears deficient heat - fever, steaming bone disorder.
  • Jaundice due to acute damp-heat.
  • Counteracts drying action of other herbs that dispel wind-damp - moistens intestines for dry constipation.

Rou Gui

Dried Cinammon Bark


Appears in the Herbs That Warm the Interior and Expel Cold category

Usages

  • Warms the kidneys and fortifies yang - aversion to cold, cold limbs, weak back, impotence, frequent urination; also for waning of spleen and kidney yang with abdominal pain and cold, reduced appetite, diarrhea; wheezing due to failure of the kidneys to grasp the Qi.
  • Leads floating yang back to its source - upward floating of deficient yang; flushed face, wheezing, severe sweating (like oil), weak and cold lower extremities, deficient and rootless pulse (false heat-true cold, or heat above-cold below).
  • Disperses deep cold, warms the channels, alleviates pain due to cold causing qi or blood stasis; amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea.
  • Encourages generation of Qi and blood.

This formula has cautions, see details

Sang Ji Sheng


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Mulberry Mistletoe Stem


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Yin category

Usages

  • Tonify liver and kidney yin, strengthen sinews and bones, expel wind-damp - lower back and knee pain, joint problems, atrophy of sinews and bones, bi-syndromes.
  • Nourish blood, calm the womb - uterine bleeding during pregnancy, dry and scaly skin.
  • Hypertension.

Shu Di Huang

Rehmannia, Chinese Foxglove Root


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Blood category

Usages

  • This is the root of Sheng Di Huang (steamed and dried, or soaked in red wine and dried).
  • Tonify blood for blood deficiency with dizziness, pallid complexion, palpitations, insomnia, irregular menses, uterine bleeding, post partum bleeding.
  • Nourish yin - kidney yin deficiency with nightsweats, xiao ke, steaming bone disorder, nocturnal emissions.

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