Names Of Run Chang Wan


Run Chang Wan TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name: Lubricate the Intestines Pills
  • Pinyin Name: Run Chang Wan
  • Alternate Names: Run Chang Tang, Peach Kernel Pills, Tao Ren Wan, Fructus Persica Pills
  • Chinese Character: 润肠丸
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How Is Run Chang Wan Categorized?

There Are 3 Formulas In Our Drain Downward Category

How Is Run Chang Wan Used Clinically?

Run Chang Wan Usages and Indications

  • Constipation primarily from blood and/or yin deficiency patterns.  
  • Dryness of the skin, nails, and/or hair.

Cautions and Contraindications

  • Avoid during pregnancy.
  • Use with caution if at all when breastfeeding as rhubarb may contribute to colic and/or diarrhea in infants.
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Run Chang Wan Has 4Ingredients

Tao Ren

Peach Seed

Appears in the Herbs That Invigorate Blood category


  • Breaks up blood stasis (important herb) - menstrual disorders, abdominal pain/masses, trauma, flank pain, lung abscess, intestinal abscess.
  • Moistens intestines, unblock bowels - constipation due to dry intestines.

This formula has cautions, see details

Da Huang

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Appears in the Herbs That Drain Downward category


  • Drains heat and purges accumulations - high fever, profuse sweating, thirst, constipation, abdominal distention and pain, delirium, yellow tongue coating, full pulse which indicates intestinal heat excess or yang ming stage illness.
  • Drains heat from the blood - blood in the stool from bleeding hemorrhoids or heat in the intestine; vomting blood or nosebleed accompanied by constipation; painful eyes or fire toxin sores due to heat in the blood level.
  • Drains damp-heat via the stool - jaundice, dysentery, lin syndrome.
  • Invigorates the blood and dispels blood stasis - amenorrhea, abdominal masses, fixed pain due to blood stasis (recent and long-term blood stasis).
  • Clears heat and reduces fire toxicity - for burns, hot skin.

This formula has cautions, see details

Dang Gui

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Chinese Angelica Root

Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Blood category


  • 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.

Mu Li

Oyster Shell

Appears in the Herbs That Anchor, Settle and Calm The Spirit category


  • Calms the spirit - palpitations, anxiety, restlessness, insomnia.
  • Benefits the yin, anchors floating yang - irritable, insomnia, dizziness, headache, tinnitus, blurred vision, bad temper, red flushed face due to yin deficiency with ascending yang.
  • Prevents leakage of fluids - continuous sweating in steaming bone disorder, aftermath of warm-febrile disease, spontaneous sweating, night sweats, nocturnal emission, spermatorrhea, leukorrhea, uterine bleeding.
  • Softens hardness, dissipates nodules - scrofula, goiter.
  • Absorbs acidity - stomach pain, sour taste in the mouth.

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