Blood Stagnation in the Lower Burner caused by Cold

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Blood Stagnation in the Lower Burner caused by Cold is a pattern of disharmony in Chinese Medicine.

Chinese Medicine views the human body as a complex system that tends toward harmony. A pattern of disharmony is a disorder that prevents that harmony from occurring.

Patterns give rise to symptoms that may at first glance seem unrelated from a Western standpoint but that actually make a lot of sense when one understands Chinese Medicine theory. For instance here Blood Stagnation in the Lower Burner caused by Cold gives rise to such diverse symptoms as abdominal masses, lower abdominal pain, lower abdominal distension and lower back pain (as well as three others).

Diagnosing Blood Stagnation in the Lower Burner caused by Cold

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Diagnosing a pattern in Chinese Medicine is no easy feat and should be left to professional practitioners.

Practitioners for instance learn to read from a long list of seemingly unrelated symptoms. Here patients with Blood Stagnation in the Lower Burner caused by Cold might experience symptoms like abdominal masses, lower abdominal pain, lower abdominal distension and lower back pain (full list here above).

Herbal formulas used to treat Blood Stagnation in the Lower Burner caused by Cold

Shao Fu Zhu Yu Tang

Source date: 1830 AD

Number of ingredients: 10 herbs

Key actions: Expels Cold and warm the menstruation Blood. Stops pain. Invigorates Blood. Dispels Blood stagnation.

Formula summary

Shao Fu Zhu Yu Tang is a 10-ingredient Chinese Medicine formula with Szechuan Lovage Roots (Chuan Xiong) as a principal ingredient. Invented in 1830 AD, it belongs to the category of formulas that invigorate Blood and dispel Blood Stagnation.

Besides Blood Stagnation in the Lower Burner caused by Cold, Shao Fu Zhu Yu Tang is also used to treat Blood Stagnation or Cold in the Uterus.

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