Issues with blood circulation may lead to generalized pain and fatigue to fixed masses. The blood may also be effected by traumatic injuries for which many of the formulas in this section are useful. Many formulas within this section are contraindicated during pregnancy due to their invigorating functions and others should be used sparingly if at all with underlying deficiencies. They should be avoided entirely in any patient with bleeding/clotting disorders as well as those with heavy menstrual cycles.
Useful for many types of traumatic injuries, broken bones, sprains, fractures, etc. anywhere in the body. Also useful for fixed abdominal masses, ulcerations, sciatica, arthritis, pelvic inflammatory disease and angina among others.
In the case of traumatic injury the tongue and pulse may hold less clinical significance, for other conditions the Pulse may be wiry and the Tongue may be darker or show darkness in specific areas.