Names Of Yue Ju Wan


Yue Ju Wan TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name: Escape Restraint Pill
  • Pinyin Name: Yue Ju Wan
  • Alternate Names: Yue Chu Wan, Xiong Zhu Wan, Cyperus and Atractylodes Formula, Stagnation Relieving Pill
  • Chinese Character: 越鞠丸
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How Is Yue Ju Wan Categorized?

Yue Ju Wan Functional Groupings

Sub Categories Within The Regulate the Qi Category

Direct Rebellious Qi DownwardPromote the Movement of Qi

There Are 4 Formulas In Our Regulate the Qi Category

How Is Yue Ju Wan Used Clinically?

Yue Ju Wan Usages and Indications

  • An important formula for plum pit qi and related issues arising from qi stagnation (from many factors) - an oppressive sensation in the chest and/or diaphgram, gerd, reflux, indigestion, nausea, belching with a fetid odor.
  • Gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, intercostal neuralgia, cholecystitis, cholelithiasis.
  • Infectious hepatitis.
  • Migraines when the underlying factor is that of stagnation.
  • Besides a range of digestive issues, the formula may be used for a wide range of psychiatric conditions including depression, schizophrenia, panic disorder, etc. when the underlying factor is chiefly stagnation.

Cautions and Contraindications

    • Generally should be avoided in cases where the issues are arising from predominately deficiency syndromes (weakness, loose stools, no appetite).
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Xiang Fu

Nut Grass Rhizome

Appears in the Herbs That Regulate The Qi category


  • Spreads and regulates the Qi, soothes the liver - hypochondriac pain, epigastric distention, disharmony between the liver and the spleen.
  • Regulates menses, alleviates pain (by resolving liver qi stagnation) - dysmenorrhea, irregular menses.

Chuan Xiong

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Szechuan Lovage Root

Appears in the Herbs That Invigorate Blood category


  • 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.

Zhi Zi

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Cape Jasmine Fruit, Gardenia

Appears in the Herbs That Drain Fire category


  • Clears heat (Heart and Liver), eliminates irritability - heat patterns with fever, restlessness, insomnia, delirium, stifling sensation in the chest.
  • Drains damp heat - lin (urinary dysfunction) syndrome due to damp-heat in the lower warmer, damp-heat and constrained liver and gallbladder causing jaundice, damp-heat in the gall bladder and triple heater channels of the face - eyes, nose, sores in the mouth and face.
  • Cools the blood, stops bleeding - nosebleed, blood in vomit, stool, urine; (needs to partially charred).
  • Topically for blood stasis due to trauma, reduces swelling.

This formula has cautions, see details

Cang Zhu

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Appears in the Aromatic Herbs That Transform Dampness category


  • Strongly dries dampness, strengthens spleen - low appetite, diarrhea, epigastric distention, fatigue, vomiting, greasy tongue coat.
  • Expels wind-damp-cold (bi-syndrome) in extremities.
  • Clears damp-heat from lower burner (combine with clear-heat herbs, however, as this has a warm nature (for example, Er Miao San) - vaginal discharge, swollen and sore joints.
  • Induces sweating, release the exterior.
  • Improves vision.

Shen Qu

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Medicated Leaven

Appears in the Herbs That Relieve Food Stagnation category


  • Reduces food stagnation, strengthens stomach - stomach cold with food stagnation or accumulation, with epigastric and abdominal fullness or distention, lack of appetite, borborygmus, and diarrhea.
  • Aids in mineral digestion and absorption.

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