Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang 血府逐瘀湯
Persica & Carthamus Combination (blood-regulating formula)
Effects: activating blood to dispel stasis; moving qi to relieve pain.
Indications: blood stasis; headache; pain in the chest and hypochondriac; vexation with internal heat; irascibility; insomnia and profuse dreaming; palpitation; hiccup and dry retching; red tongue; string-like slippery pulse.
Clinical Reference: This formula is often used in treating coronary heart disease; angina pectoris; post-concussion syndrome ; neurosis and dysmenorrhea caused by qi stagnation and blood stasis. For subphrenic abscess , abdominal mass ; lump glomus in children; abdominal pain of fixed location , couple with Tangkuei & Corydalis Combination(Ge Xia Zhu Yu Tang). For enduring impediment pain entering the network vessels; green-blue or purple lips, stasis macules on the tongue, couple with Cnidium & Notopterygium Combination(Shen Tong Zhu Yu Tang).