Herb Formulas Notebook

Run Chang Wan

(Moisten the Intestines Pill)

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Source: Discussion of the Spleen and Stomach (13th Century)
Author: Li Gao / Dong-Yuan

Category: Formulas that Drain Downward

Pattern: Injury to the Spleen and Stomach with Blood Stasis and Deficiency due to Wind-Heat entering the Intestines, improper diet or overwork

Key Symptoms: Constipation (usually severe)

Da Huang 15g
Dang Gui Wei 15g
Qiang Huo 15g
Tao Ren 30g
Huo Ma Ren 30g

Preparation: Grind into powder and form into pills with honey.

Actions: Moistens dryness, harmonises the Blood, disperses Wind

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