Tendency To Bleedaccording to TCM

Symptom family: General Hemorrhage and Bleeding Issues

Parent symptom: Bleeding

Root Causes of Tendency To Bleed in TCM

Explore below more details about what might cause Tendency to bleed according to TCM.

  • By Syndrome
  • Blood Stasis
Detailed description of the cause

Blood Stasis

Blood Stasis in TCM is a concept where the blood flow in the body is not as smooth or efficient as it should be. Imagine a river that's supposed to flow freely, but instead, it's getting blocked or moving too slowly in some parts. This can lead to various health issues, like pain that feels sharp or stabbing, dark bruises, and a complexion that looks purplish. TCM believes that good health relies on the smooth and vibrant flow of Qi and blood throughout the body, so when blood gets stuck, it's like a traffic jam in your body, leading to discomfort or health problems.... see more

Blood Stasis Patterns That Can Lead to Tendency To Bleed

Pattern Name Relevant Symptoms Relevant Formulas
Blood Stagnation Tendency to bleed, Dark face, Purple lips, Stabbing fixed pain, Abdominal masses, Purple nails, Menstrual cramps, Dark menstrual clots, Dark menstrual blood, Lumps... see more Tao He Cheng Qi Tang | Da Huang Mu Dan Pi Tang | Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan | Di Dang Tang | Dan Shen Yin | Da Huang Zhe Chong Wan | San Zhong Kui Jian Tang | Hai Tong Pi Tang | Huang Qi Gui Zhi Wu Wu Tang

TCM Herbal Formulas for Tendency To Bleed

Explore below some TCM herbal formulas used to address tendency to bleed, organized by cause and by formula type.

  • By Cause
  • By Formula Type
  • Blood Stasis
  • Formulas that invigorate blood and dispel blood stagnation
  • Formulas that clear internal abscesses and sores
  • Formulas that clear external abscesses and sores
  • External formulas for external disorders
  • Formulas that warm the meridians and disperse cold

All Formulas Recommended for Tendency To Bleed Caused by Blood Stasis

Formula Patterns Suitable For
Tao He Cheng Qi Tang Blood Stagnation
Da Huang Mu Dan Pi Tang Blood Stagnation
Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan Blood Stagnation
Di Dang Tang Blood Stagnation
Dan Shen Yin Blood Stagnation
Da Huang Zhe Chong Wan Blood Stagnation
San Zhong Kui Jian Tang Blood Stagnation
Hai Tong Pi Tang Blood Stagnation
Huang Qi Gui Zhi Wu Wu Tang Blood Stagnation

All "formulas that invigorate blood and dispel blood stagnation" recommended for tendency to bleed

Formula Patterns Suitable For (if applicable)
Tao He Cheng Qi Tang Blood Stagnation
Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan Blood Stagnation
Di Dang Tang Blood Stagnation
Dan Shen Yin Blood Stagnation
Da Huang Zhe Chong Wan Blood Stagnation

TCM Herbs for Tendency To Bleed

Explore below some TCM herbs used to address tendency to bleed, organized by herb category.

  • By Herb Category
  • Herbs that invigorate the blood
  • Herbs that clear heat and dry dampness
  • Warm/Acrid herbs that release the exterior
  • Purgative herbs that drain downward
  • Herbs that drain dampness
  • Herbs that clear heat and purge fire and/or clear summer heat
  • Herbs that dispel wind and dampness
  • Tonic herbs for qi deficiency

"Warm/Acrid herbs that release the Exterior" recommended for tendency to bleed

Herb Formulas they belong to (if applicable)
Cinnamon Twigs (Gui Zhi) Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan | Huang Qi Gui Zhi Wu Wu Tang
Angelica Roots (Bai Zhi) Hai Tong Pi Tang