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Wu Ling Zhi Flying Squirrel Feces - Chinese Herbal Medicine


Wu Ling Zhi Names

  • English Name: Flying Squirrel Feces
  • Pinyin Name: Wu Ling Zhi

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Wu Ling Zhi Cautions


Wu Ling Zhi Clinical Usages and Indications

  • Disperse blood stasis, alleviate pain - amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, post partum abdominal pain, epigastric pain due to blood stasis.
  • Transforms stasis, stop bleeding - uterine bleeding, lochioschesis.
  • Childhood nutritional impairment with focal distention.
  • Use raw to invigorate blood and dry-fry to stop bleeding.


Wu Ling Zhi Dosage and Prep Notes

  • Dosage: 3-9g




Wu Ling Zhi Appears In 1 Formula

Ge Xia Zhu Yu Wan

  • Drive Out Blood Stasis Below The Diaphragm Decoction
    • For blood stasis below the diaphgram - abdominal masses, liver and spleen masses/swelling, colitis.
    • A range of liver disorders are possibly applicable - cirrhosis, hepatic hemangioma, hepatitis, jaundice.
    • Spleen disorders - splenomegaly.
    • Pleural adhesions.
    • A range of menstrual disorders - fibroids, endometriosis, dysmenorrhea (although Shao Fu Zhu Yu Wan may be more appropriate as that targets more the lower jiao).
    • Pelvic inflammatory disease.
    • May be used to help expel ectopic pregnancy.
  • Invigorate the Blood
  • Invigorate the Blood and Dispel Blood Stasis
  • Cautions
  • Pregnancy
    • Avoid during pregnancy.
    • Use only under direction during menstruation.
    • Use only under direction if you are taking blood thinners.
    • Generally not for long term use.



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