Names Of Wen Jing Wan

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Wen Jing Wan TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name: Warm the Menses Formula
  • Pinyin Name: Wen Jing Wan
  • Chinese Character: 温经丸
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There Are 18 Formulas In Our Invigorate the Blood Category

How Is Wen Jing Wan Used Clinically?

Wen Jing Wan Usages and Indications

  • Irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, excessive uterine bleeding or spotting between cycles. 
  • Infertility, history of miscarriage. 

Cautions and Contraindications

    • Use with caution with patients that present with heat signs.
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This formula is best suited for symptoms that are caused by 'cold uterus' - cold blocking the ren and chong vessels.

Wen Jing Wan Has 14Ingredients

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

Ban Xia


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Pinellia Rhizome


Appears in the Herbs That Transform Phlegm Cold category

Usages

  • Dries dampness, transforms cold-phlegm, descends rebellious qi - cough with copious sputum especially due to dampness of spleen.
  • Harmonizes stomach, stops vomiting due to lingering phlegm-dampness in the stomach.
  • Dissipates nodules, reduces distension - phlegm in chest or neck or anywhere in the body, focal distention in the chest.

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.

E Jiao

Donkey-Hide Glue, Gelatin


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Blood category

Usages

  • Tonify blood - dizziness, sallow complexion, palpitations.
  • Stops bleeding - any type.
  • Nourish and moisten yin - irritability and insomnia after febrile disease, dry lung coughs due to yin deficiency or consumption.

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

Gan Jiang


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Dried Ginger Root


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

Usages

  • Warms the middle and expels cold - warms spleen and stomach both in conditions of excess due to externally contacted cold, as well as cold from deficiency due to yang qi deficiency.
  • Rescues devastated yang, expels interior cold - very weak pulse and cold limbs.
  • Warms the lungs and transforms phlegm - lung cold with thin, watery or white sputum.
  • Warms the channels, stops bleeding - hemorrhage of various types, especially for uterine bleeding (must be due to cold - chronic and pale in color, with cold limbs, soggy pulse).

Huang Qi


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Astragalus Root


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Qi category

Usages

  • Tonifies spleen qi - lack of appetite, fatigue, diarrhea.
  • Raises yang qi of spleen and stomach - prolapse of uterus, stomach, rectum, uterine bleeding.
  • Augments the wei qi and stabilizes the exterior - deficiency w/spontaneous sweating, frequent colds or shortness of breath.
  • Tonify qi and blood due to loss of blood - postpartum fever.
  • Edema from deficiency.
  • Promote discharge of pus, generate flesh - sores due to deficiency.

Mai Men Dong


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Ophiopogon Tuber


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Yin category

Usages

  • Moistens the lungs, stops cough - dry cough, coughing blood.
  • Augments stomach yin, generates fluids - dry tongue and mouth.
  • Clears heat and eliminates irritability due to yin deficiency or a warm-febrile disease in the ying level - particularly when symptoms are worse at night.
  • Moistens the intestines - constipation.

Mu Dan Pi


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Tree Peony Root Cortex


Appears in the Herbs That Cool The Blood category

Usages

  • Clears Heat (excess and deficient), Cools Blood. Nose bleed, bloody sputum or vomit, subcutaneous bleeding, frequent and profuse menses due to heat in the Blood.
  • Clear Deficient Fire. Yin deficiency patterns such as steaming bone disorder after a warm-febrile disease particularly those without sweating.
  • Clears Liver Blood Stasis. Amenorrhea, abdominal masses, bruises.
  • Clears Rising Liver Fire. Headache, eye pain, flank pain, flushing, dysmenorrhea.
  • Drains Pus, Reduces Swelling. Used topically for non-draining sores. Used internally for intestinal abscess.

This formula has cautions, see details

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.

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Wu Zhu Yu


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Evodia Fruit


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

Usages

  • Warms the middle, disperses cold, relieves constraint in the liver channel and alleviates pain - headaches, nausea, cold hernia in the liver channel region.
  • Redirects stomach Qi downwards - due to liver and/or stomach disharmony.
  • Warms the spleen and expels damp cold, stops diarrhea.
  • Leads fire downwards - mouth/tongue canker sores (externally applied to canker sores).

Yu Jin


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Tumeric Tuber


Appears in the Herbs That Invigorate Blood category

Usages

  • Invigorate blood, break up stasis - used topically and internally for traumatic pain, and to speed healing process of chronic sores.
  • Promotes movement of Qi - liver qi stagnation, menstrual pain, chest, flank pain.
  • Clears heat, cools blood - hot phlegm obstructs heart orifices with symptoms like anxiety, agitation, seizures.
  • Benefits gallbladder - jaundice.

This formula has cautions, see details

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