Herb Formulas Notebook

Chang Ning Tang

Intestinal Serenity Decoction

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Source: Fu Qing-Zhu's Women's Disorders (1826)
Author: Fu Qing-Zhu

Category: Formulas that Tonify Qi and Blood

Pattern: Postpartum pain from Qi and Blood deficiency

Key Symptoms: Postpartum abdominal pain that responds favourably to pressure

Dang Gui 30g
Shu Di Huang 30g
Ren Shen 9g
Mai Men Dong 9g
Shan Yao 9g
Xu Duan 9g
Gan Cao 3g
Rou Gui 0.6g (powdered)
E Jiao 9g (dissolve into strained decoction)

In the UK E Jiao must be substituted with Han Lian Cao and Gou Qi Zi.

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Tonifies the Blood, augments the Qi, alleviates pain

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