Names Of Si Wu Tang Wan

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Si Wu Tang Wan TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name: Four Substances Pills
  • Pinyin Name: Si Wu Tang Wan
  • Alternate Names: Si Wu Wan, Four Substances for Women, Tangkuei Four Combination
  • Chinese Character: 四物汤丸
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How Is Si Wu Tang Wan Categorized?

Si Wu Tang Wan Functional Groupings

There Are 37 Formulas In Our Tonify Category

How Is Si Wu Tang Wan Used Clinically?

Si Wu Tang Wan Usages and Indications

  • The primary base formula for tonifying the blood and regulating menstruation in Chinese Medicine terms - irregular cycles, amenorrhea or long cycles.
  • Postpartum issues such as uterine bleeding when arising from blood deficiency.
  • General blood deficiency symptoms - dry skin, dry eyes, dry hair, anemia, calf cramping.  Certain version of dermatitis, psoriasis and other skin conditions - diabetic ulcers, etc.
  • With the right underlying factors threatened miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy.
  • Fertility issues, endometriosis.

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Si Wu Tang Wan Has 4Ingredients

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.

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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.

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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