Hm4 - Herbs That Invigorate Blood

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  • 1. 
    warm, acrid / LR,GB,PC *All blood stasis: esp menstrual problems, postpartum ab pain. *Various headache, esp wind-cold. *Wind-damp bi. Contraindicated: yin def heat, Liv yang headache, qi def, profuse menstrual flow.
    • A. 

      Chuan xiong

    • B. 

      Jiang huang

    • C. 

      Ru xiang

    • D. 

      Dan shen

  • 2. 
    sl cold, bitter / H,PC,LR *Various blood stasis: irreg menses, ab pain, postpartum, cardiac pain, general pain. *Calms Mind: palpitations, irritability, insomnia. *Ying-level heat: macules, boils. *Modern: heart & liver disease, stroke, cholesterol. Caution: absence of blood stasis. Fry w/wine: invigorate blood. Do not use w/Lilu.
    • A. 

      Dan shen

    • B. 

      Yu jin

    • C. 

      Ru xiang

    • D. 

      Mo yao

  • 3. 
    warm, bitter, sl sweet/ H,LR,SP *Blood stasis + blood deficiency: menstrual problems, joint pain, motor impairment,weak limbs. *Aplastic anemia, leukopenia.
    • A. 

      Ji xue teng

    • B. 

      Hu zhang

    • C. 

      Si gua luo

    • D. 

      Chuan xiong

  • 4. 
    warm, acrid, bitter / H,LR,LU, ST *Important for Blood stasis pain: menstrual, trauma, abdominal, etc. *May be used for any type of pain if properly combined. Frying with vinegar enhances this herb's ability to stop pain
    • A. 

      Yan hu suo

    • B. 

      Dan shen

    • C. 

      Ru xiang

    • D. 

      Jiang huang

  • 5. 
    cool, acrid, bitter / H,LR,LU *Qi & blood stasis: chest & rib pain, dysmenorrhea, ab pain. *Jaundice d/t qi stagnation w/ damp-heat. *Mind disturbance *Bleeding d/t blood heat. Contraindicated: yin def heat, blood loss, absence of bl stasis. Caution: pregnancy. Do not use w/ Cloves (Dingxiang).
    • A. 

      Yu jin

    • B. 

      Jiang huang

    • C. 

      Hu zhang

    • D. 

      Ru xiang

  • 6. 
    warm, acrid, bitter / SP,ST,LR *Qi & blood stasis: chest & rib pain, amenorrhea, ab pain. *Wind- damp bi: neck & shoulder pain w/ motor impairment upper limbs. Caution: pregnancy, absence of bl stasis.
    • A. 

      Jiang huang

    • B. 

      Yu jin

    • C. 

      Ji xue teng

    • D. 

      Yi mu cao

  • 7. 
    sl cold, acrid, bitter / H,LR,UB *Blood stasis menstrual problems, postpartum ab pain, swelling & pain d/t external injuries. *Dysuria or edema. Contraindicated: pregnancy. Caution: yin, bl def, excessive menstruation
    • A. 

      Yi mu cao

    • B. 

      Ze lan

    • C. 

      San leng

    • D. 

      Chi shao

  • 8. 
    sl warm, bitter, acrid, aromatic/ LR,SP *Blood stasis menstrual or postpartum abdominal pain. *Reduces edema esp postpartum. *Pain, swelling from ext injuries. Caution: pregnancy, absence of blood stasis.
    • A. 

      Ze lan

    • B. 

      Yi mu cao

    • C. 

      Ji xue teng

    • D. 

      San leng

  • 9. 
    neutral, sweet / LU,ST,LR *Wind-damp-heat obstructing channels & luo vessels: sinew pain, joint stiffness, traumatic injury. *Phlegm-heat cough. *Summerheat: promotes urine. *Swollen breasts, agalactia.
    • A. 

      Si gua luo

    • B. 

      Hu zhang

    • C. 

      Jiang huang

    • D. 

      Yan hu suo

  • 10. 
    cold, bitter / LR,GB,LU *Blood stasis: amenorrhea, bi pain, trauma. *Damp-heat: jaundice, leukorrhea. *Lung heat cough, constipation. *Topical: burns. *Fire toxin: sores, snakebite. *Modern: Anti-viral, -bacterial, -fungal; lowers serum lipids; leukopenia. Contraindicated: pregnancy.
    • A. 

      Hu zhang

    • B. 

      Ji xue teng

    • C. 

      Yu jin

    • D. 

      Chi shao

  • 11. 
    sl cold, sour, bitter / LR,SP *Blood stasis: dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, masses, ab pain. *Cools blood: bleeding, skin eruptions. *Swelling d/t trauma. *LR fire: red eyes . *Inhibits various bacteria/viruses. Caution: blood deficiency
    • A. 

      Chi shao

    • B. 

      Hu zhang

    • C. 

      Dan shen

    • D. 

      Ze lan

  • 12. 
    Neutral, bitter, sweet/ H, LI, LR, LU Breaks blood stasis: menses, ab pain, trauma, lung or intestinal abcess. *Moistens intestines. Contraindicated: pregnancy.
    • A. 

      Tao ren

    • B. 

      E zhu

    • C. 

      San leng

    • D. 

      Ru xiang

  • 13. 
    Warm, acrid / H, LR *Unblocks menstruation, ab pain, masses, difficult delivery. *Stops pain from trauma. *Topical for bedsores. Small doses (0.9-1.5) harmonizes blood, lg (3-9) dispels bl stasis. Contraindicated: pregnancy.
    • A. 

      Hong hua

    • B. 

      Chi shao

    • C. 

      Ru xiang

    • D. 

      Mo yao

  • 14. 
    Warm, bitter, acrid / LR,SP *Blood stasis: ab pain, masses. *Fullness in chest & abdomen, food stagnation. Contraindicated: pregnancy, qi/bl def, excessive menstruation
    • A. 

      E zhu

    • B. 

      Ru xiang

    • C. 

      Dan shen

    • D. 

      San leng

  • 15. 
    neutral, bitter / LR, SP *Breaks up blood stasis, moves qi, stops pain: menstrual pain, post partum, masses. *Food stagnation, stagnant qi. Contraindicated: pregnancy, caution in def.
    • A. 

      San leng

    • B. 

      E zhu

    • C. 

      Ze lan

    • D. 

      Hong hua

  • 16. 
    warm, acrid, bitter / H,LR,SP *Pain d/t blood stasis: chest pain, dysmenorrhea, stomach pain, bi pain, external injuries. *Boils and ulcers. Contraindicated: pregnancy.
    • A. 

      Ru xiang

    • B. 

      Mo yao

    • C. 

      Hu zhang

    • D. 

      Dan shen

  • 17. 
    neutral, bitter/ H,LR,SP *Invigorates blood, stops pain, reduces swelling and promotes healing Contraindicated: pregnancy.
    • A. 

      Mo yao

    • B. 

      Ru xiang

    • C. 

      Chi shao

    • D. 

      Ze lan

  • 18. 
    neutral, bitter, sour / LR,K *Blood stasis: dysmenorrhea, lochia, amenorrhea. *Strengthens sinew & bone: LBP d/t LR & KD def. *Damp-heat in lower jiao: bi pain, stone dysuria, leukorrhea. *Moves blood downward in body: blood heat or def heat in upper body, LR yang rising. Contraindicated: pregnancy, Sp def diarrhea, excessive menstruation/spermatorrhea. Don't use with Baiqian.
    • A. 

      Huai niu xi

    • B. 

      Chi shao

    • C. 

      Wang bu liu xing

    • D. 

      Su mu

  • 19. 
    neutral, bitter / LR,ST *Unblocks above & below: Insufficient lactation, amenorrhea d/t blood stasis. *Breast & testicular swellings. Contraindicated: pregnancy.
    • A. 

      Wang bu liu xing

    • B. 

      Shui zhi

    • C. 

      Ze lan

    • D. 

      Jiang huang

  • 20. 
    neutral, bitter / LR,ST *Moves qi & blood, unblocks channels, opens middle jiao: ab pain/distension, irregular menses. *Wind-damp bi. *Edema. *Recent use: allergic disorders. Contraindicated: pregnancy.
    • A. 

      Lu lu tong

    • B. 

      Ru xiang

    • C. 

      Ze lan

    • D. 

      Yi mu cao

  • 21. 
    neutral, sweet, salty / LR,ST *Pain & bleeding d/t external injury: falls, fractures, sprains. *Chronic nonhealing sores. Contraindicated: pregnancy, yin def, absence of blood stasis.
    • A. 

      Xue jie

    • B. 

      Shui zhi

    • C. 

      Su mu

    • D. 

      Yi mu cao

  • 22. 
    neutral, sweet, salty / H,LR,SP *Blood stasis: dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, postpartum ab pain. *Swelling & pain d/t external injuries. *Post-partum bleeding. Contraindicated: pregnancy.
    • A. 

      Su mu

    • B. 

      Wu ling zhi

    • C. 

      Yi mu cao

    • D. 

      Ze lan

  • 23. 
    warm, sweet, bitter / LR,SP *Pain d/t blood stasis: menstrual, ab, post-partum. *Bleeding d/t blood stasis: esp uterine. *Childhood gan. Caution: pregnancy, weak sp/st qi. Antagonizes Ren shen. Fry in vinegar to move blood.
    • A. 

      Wu ling zhi

    • B. 

      Su mu

    • C. 

      Yi mu cao

    • D. 

      Ze lan

  • 24. 
    neutral, salty, bitter, sl toxic / LR,UB *Breaks blood stagnation: amenorrhea, abdominal masses, external injury. Contraindicated: pregnancy, blood def w/o blood stasis. Toxic, do not use often.
    • A. 

      Shui zhi

    • B. 

      Su mu

    • C. 

      Ze lan

    • D. 

      Yi mu cao

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