Tao He Cheng Qi Tang 桃核承氣湯
Persica & Rhubarb Combination (blood-regulating formula)
EFFECTS: dispelling stasis and clearing heat; breaking blood and expelling stasis.
INDICATION: cold damage external syndrome not yet resolved; heat binding in the urinary bladder; lower abdominal distention and fullness; black stool; agitation with thirst and delirious speech; fever mania; stomachache with blood stasis; pain induced by amenorrhea; dysentery with blood amassment.
CLINICAL REFERENCE: This formula is often used in coursing blood stasis or obstructions to blood flow; removing the tense bound lump; stasis bind and abdominal pain in female; persistent blooding due to remaining placenta; menorrhea with blood amassent; diseases related to constitution with excess syndrome caused by blood stasis, such as habitual constipation; hypertension; atherosclerosis, etc.