HERB FORMULAS

English: Open the Portals and Quicken the Blood Decoction
Also Known As: Unblock the Orifices and Invigorate the Blood Pills
Decoction to Invigorate the Blood Circulation and Open the Orifices
Decoction for Activating Blood Circulation
Persica and Musk Combination
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao 3-15g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Stasis, clears Heat and cools the Blood.
With Chuan Xiong for abscesses, boils and trauma induced pain.
With Tao Ren, Hong Hua and Chuan Xiong, for Blood Stagnation in the chest.
Flos Carthami Hong Hua 6-15g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis and stops pain.
With Chuan Xiong, for chest and abdominal pain due to Qi and Blood Stasis.
With Tao Ren, invigorates the Blood for all types of Blood Stagnation such as dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, swollen painful sores and chest and abdominal pain.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 3-15g Invigorates the Blood, moves Qi, expels Wind and stops pain.
With Hong Hua for Blood Stasis in the chest.
Sm. Persicae Tao Ren 6-15g Breaks up Blood Stasis.
With Hong Hua, for Rheumatoid arthritis.
Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai 3-15g Releases the exterior, induces sweat, disperses Cold, unblocks the Yang, relieves toxicity and disperses clumps.
Fr. Jujube

 

Da Zao 3-6g Tonifies the Spleen, tonifies Qi, nourishes the Blood, calms the Spirit and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of the other herbs.
With Sheng Jiang, nourishes the Blood and prevents injury from harsh Blood movers and assists the movement of Qi.
Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang 3-10g Releases the exterior, expels Cold, Warms the Lungs, transforms Phlegm and disperses and unblocks the Qi of the nasal orifices.
Moschus She Xiang 0.1-0.5g Opens orifices, revives the Spirit, invigorates the Blood, reduces swelling and stops pain.
Rice Wine   250g Helps to invigorate the Blood.
  • Activates the Blood
  • Dispels Blood Stasis
  • Opens the orifices
  • Blood Stasis in the head, face and upper body
  • Childhood nutritional impairment
  • Headache
  • Vertigo
  • Chronic tinnitus
  • Hair loss
  • Dark purple complexion or
  • Blue or green facial complexion with or without rosacea or vitiligo
  • Darkness around the eyes
  • Brandy nose
  • Progressive emaciation
  • Abdominal distention
  • Purplish discoloration of the sinews
  • Tidal fever
  • Dizziness
  • Deafness
  • Pale face
  • Cyanosis
  • Phthisis
  • Muscle weakness
  • Sudden loss of vision
  • T: Dark or with petechiae
  • C: Normal
  • P: Choppy
CONTRAINDICATIONS
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
For nasal congestion due to Qi and Blood Stagnation: For epidural headaches:
- Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai - Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao - Fr. Jujube Da Zao
- Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang - Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
- Moschus She Xiang - Moschus She Xiang
+ 3g Hb. cum Rx. Asari Xi Xin + Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 10g Flos Magnoliae Xin Yi Hua + Rx. Notoginseng San Qi
+ 10g Fr. Xanthii Cang Er Zi + Olibanum Ru Xiang
+ Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
For otitis media due to Qi and Blood Stagnation:
For sharp headaches:
+ Unblock the Qi Powder
Tong Qi San
- Moschus She Xiang + Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu
+ Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu
For sudden loss of vision due to Blood Stasis in the eyes:
For rosacea:
- Rice Wine  
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao - Fr. Jujube Da Zao
- Moschus She Xiang + Faeces Vespertilionis Ye Ming Sha
+15g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui + Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 9g Faeces Trogopterori Wu Ling Zhi
For alopecia:
- Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai
+ 9g Pollen Typhae Pu Huang - Fr. Jujube Da Zao
+ 9g Cx. Mori Sang Bai Pi - Rz. Zingiberis Sheng Jiang
+ 9g Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi - Moschus She Xiang
+ 12g Extremitas Radicis Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui Wei
+ 9g Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi
+ 10g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
For alopecia with palpitations and insomnia:
+ 10g Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren
- Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao + 10g Flos Chrysanthemi Ju Hua
- Rz. Zingiberis Sheng Jiang
- Moschus She Xiang + 10g Fol. Mori Sang Ye
+ 12g Extremitas Radicis Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui Wei + 6g Rx Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi
+ 10g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 6gt Fr. Viticis Man Jing Zi
+ 10g Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren + 6g Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
or
+ 10g Flos Chrysanthemi Ju Hua
- Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai
+ 10g Fol. Mori Sang Ye - Fr. Jujube Da Zao
+ 6g Rx Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi - Rz. Zingiberis Sheng Jiang
- Moschus She Xiang
+ 6gt Fr. Viticis Man Jing Zi + Wine-processed Faeces Trogopterori Jiu Wu Ling Zhi
+ 6g Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
+ Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi + Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu
+ Bul Lilii Bai He
For prevalence of Wind-Heat with sudden and severe alopecia:
+ Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong
+ Sm. Platycladi Bai Zi Ren - Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai
+ Sm. Nelumbinis Lian Zi - Fr. Jujube Da Zao
For alopecia with emotional depression and self-pity:
- Rz. Zingiberis Sheng Jiang
- Moschus She Xiang
- Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai + 12g Extremitas Radicis Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui Wei
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao
- Rz. Zingiberis Sheng Jiang + 10g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
- Moschus She Xiang + 10g Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren
+ 12g Extremitas Radicis Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui Wei
+ 10g Flos Chrysanthemi Ju Hua
+ 10g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 10g Fol. Mori Sang Ye
+ 10g Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren + 6g Rx Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi
+ 6gt Fr. Viticis Man Jing Zi
+ 10g Flos Chrysanthemi Ju Hua + 6g Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
+ Rz. Gastrodiae Tian Ma
+ 10g Fol. Mori Sang Ye + Rz. Typhonii Preparatum Zhi Bai Fu Zi
+ 6g Rx Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi
+ Sm. Leonuri Chong Wei Zi
+ 6gt Fr. Viticis Man Jing Zi
For alopecia with reduced appetite and abdominal distension:
+ 6g Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
+ Cx. Albizziae He Huan Pi - Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai
+ Flos Albizziae He Huan Hua - Fr. Jujube Da Zao
+ Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin - Rz. Zingiberis Sheng Jiang
+ Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu - Moschus She Xiang
For alopecia due to Qi and Blood Stagnation:
+ 12g Extremitas Radicis Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui Wei
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao
- Moschus She Xiang + 10g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui + 10g Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren
+ 9g Rz. Sparganii San Leng + 10g Flos Chrysanthemi Ju Hua
+ 9g Rz. Curcumae E Zhu
+ 9g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu + 10g Fol. Mori Sang Ye
+ 9g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin + 6g Rx Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi
+ 9g Rz. Curcumae Longae Jiang Huang
+ 6gt Fr. Viticis Man Jing Zi
For signs of Phlegm:
+ 6g Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
+ 9g Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii Zhe Bei Mu + Dry-fried Fr. Oryzae Germinatus Chao Gu Ya
+ 12g Sargassum Hai Zao + Endothelium Corneum Gigeriae Galli Ji Nei Jin
+ 12g Thallus Eckloniae Kun Bu + Flos Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po Hua
For trigeminal neuralgia:
+ Decoction of Two Old (Cured) Drugs
Er Chen Tang

+ Flos Rosae Rugosae Mei Gui Hua
+ Fr. Citri Sarcodactylis Fo Shou
- Fr. Mume Wu Mei
For trigeminal neuralgia with severe pain:
- Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai
+ Decoction of Two Old (Cured) Drugs
Er Chen Tang
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao
- Moschus She Xiang - Fr. Mume Wu Mei
For trigeminal neuralgia with fixed pain:
- Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai
+ Decoction of Two Old (Cured) Drugs
Er Chen Tang
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao
- Moschus She Xiang
- Fr. Mume Wu Mei + 9g Rz. Typhonii Preparatum Zhi Bai Fu Zi
- Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao + 3g Hb. cum Radici Hb. cum Rx. Asari Xi Xin
- Moschus She Xiang
+ 3g Eupolyphaga/ Steleophaga Tu Bie Chong
For trigeminal neuralgia with numbness and insensitivity:
+ 3g powdered Rx. Notoginseng San Qi
+ Decoction of Two Old (Cured) Drugs
Er Chen Tang
For trigeminal neuralgia with stubborn pain that resists treatment:
- Fr. Mume Wu Mei
- Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai
+ Decoction of Two Old (Cured) Drugs
Er Chen Tang
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao
- Moschus She Xiang
- Fr. Mume Wu Mei + 9g Rz. Typhonii Preparatum Zhi Bai Fu Zi
- Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao + 5g Fr. Gleditsiae Zao Jiao
- Moschus She Xiang
For trigeminal neuralgia with Spleen Qi Deficiency:
+ 2g Scorpio Quan Xie
+ 2g Scolopendra Wu Gong
+ Decoction of Two Old (Cured) Drugs
Er Chen Tang
+ 3g Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can
- Fr. Mume Wu Mei
For trigeminal neuralgia with vomiting of foamy, clear, thin Phlegm:
- Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao
+ Decoction of Two Old (Cured) Drugs
Er Chen Tang
- Moschus She Xiang
+ 9g Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
- Fr. Mume Wu Mei
- Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai + 15g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao
For trigeminal neuralgia with anorexia, indigestion or nausea:
- Moschus She Xiang
+ 3g Hb. cum Radice Hb. cum Rx. Asari Xi Xin
+ Decoction of Two Old (Cured) Drugs
Er Chen Tang
+ 6g Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang - Fr. Mume Wu Mei
For trigeminal neuralgia with Qi Stagnation:
- Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai
+ Decoction of Two Old (Cured) Drugs
Er Chen Tang
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao
- Moschus She Xiang
- Fr. Mume Wu Mei + Fr. 9g Hordei Germinatus Mai Ya
- Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao + 9g Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke
- Moschus She Xiang
For lupus erythematosis:
+ 9g Per. Citri Reticulatae Viride Qing Pi
+ Bupleurum Powder to Spread the Liver
Chai Hu Shu Gan Tang
+ 9g Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu - Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao
+ 5g Fr. Toosendan Chuan Lian Zi
For migraine headaches:
- Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu
- Bul Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai - Bul. Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai
+ 15g Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo - Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
+ 9g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin - Moschus She Xiang
+ 6g Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu + 15g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
For enduring migraine headaches that have entered the network vessels:
+ 9g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin
+ 9g Fr. Toosendan Chuan Lian Zi
- Bul Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai + 15g Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao
+ 15g Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo
+ 9g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin
For migraine headaches with Phlegm:
+ 6g Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu - Bul Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai
+ 15g Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo
+ 15g Fr. Luffae Retinervus Si Gua Luo + 9g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin
+ 6g Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu
+ 9g Scolopendrae Wu Gong
+ 9g Scorpio Quan Xie + 9g Sm. Sinapis Bai Jie Zi
+ 3g Hb. cum Rx. Asari Xi Xin + 9g Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
For migraine headaches with Liver Stagnation:
- Bul Allii Fistulosi Cong Bai
For headaches:
+ 15g Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo - Bul. Allii Cong Bai
+ 9g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin - Moschus She Xiang
+ 6g Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu - Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
+12g Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo
+ 9g Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu
For headaches with spasmodic pain:
+ 9g Fr. Toosendan Chuan Lian Zi - Bul. Allii Cong Bai
+ 9g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao - Moschus She Xiang
For recalcitrant or severe headaches:
- Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
- Bul. Allii Cong Bai +12g Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo
- Moschus She Xiang + 6g Pheretima Di Long
- Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang + 9g Ram. cum Uncis Uncariae Gou Teng
+12g Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo
+ 3g Scolopendra Wu Gong + 5g Hb. Menthae Bo He
+ 3g Scorpio Quan Xie
For headaches with Qi Deficiency:
For one-sided headaches:
- Bul. Allii Cong Bai
- Bul. Allii Cong Bai - Moschus She Xiang
- Moschus She Xiang - Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
+ 6g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin +12g Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo
+ 6g Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu + 9g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ 9g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
+ 12g Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo + 9g Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
For post-concussion syndrome:
+ 9g Faeces Trogopterori Wu Ling Zhi
For post-concussion syndrome (substitutions):
- Bul. Allii Cong Bai
+ 9g Fr. Viticis Man Jing Zi - Realgar She Xiang
For post-concussion syndrome with a headache, dizziness and dry, bound stools:
+ 15g Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi
+ 9g Faeces Trogopterori Wu Ling Zhi + 15g Pheretima Di Long
+ 9g Faeces Trogopterori Wu Ling Zhi
+ 9g Fr. Viticis Man Jing Zi
+ 12g Concha Haliotidis Jue Ming Zi + 9g Fr. Viticis Man Jing Zi
+ 9g Rz. Gastrodiae Tian Ma
For post-concussion syndrome with insomnia:
+ 9g Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu + 9g Faeces Trogopterori Wu Ling Zhi
+ 9g Ram. cum Uncis Uncariae Gou Teng + 9g Fr. Viticis Man Jing Zi
+ 12g Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
+ 6g Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang + 12g Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren
For post-concussion syndrome with a severe headache and unclear thinking and speech:
For chronic post-concussion syndrome which has damaged the Qi and Blood:
+ 9g Faeces Trogopterori Wu Ling Zhi
+ 9g Faeces Trogopterori Wu Ling Zhi
+ 9g Fr. Viticis Man Jing Zi
+ 3g Scorpio Quan Xie + 9g Fr. Viticis Man Jing Zi
+ 3g Scolopendrae Wu Gong + 15g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ 3g Eupolyphaga/ Steleophaga Tu Bie Chong + 9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
For spasms and convulsions:
For spasms and convulsions with Qi and Blood Deficiency:
+ 15g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
+ 15g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
+ 6g Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi
+ 6g Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi
+ 6g Zaocys Wu Shao She
+ 3g Scorpio Quan Xie + 6g Zaocys Wu Shao She
For spasms and convulsions with Yin and Jing Deficiency:
+ 3g Scorpio Quan Xie
+ 30g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ 15g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui + 15g Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang
+ 6g Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi    
   
+ 6g Zaocys Wu Shao She    
+ 3g Scorpio Quan Xie    
+20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang    
+ 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang    
   
+ 15g Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban    
   
+ 15g Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi