Postpartum bleeding according to Chinese Medicine

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Four herbal formulas that might help with postpartum bleeding

Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 5 herbs

Key actions: Promotes Blood and lymphatic circulation, thus eleminates Blood Stagnation. Softens and resolves hard lumps such as cysts and fibroids.

Why might Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan help with postpartum bleeding?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Blood Stagnation and Phlegm in the Uterus' of which postpartum bleeding is a symptom.

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Tao He Cheng Qi Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 5 herbs

Key actions: Dispels Heat and. Eliminates Blood Stagnation.

Why might Tao He Cheng Qi Tang help with postpartum bleeding?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Heat and Blood Stagnation in the Lower Burner' of which prolonged lochia is a symptom.

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Shi Xiao San

Source date: 1108 AD

Number of ingredients: 2 herbs

Key actions: Invigorates Blood. Dispels Blood Stagnation. Eases pain.

Why might Shi Xiao San help with postpartum bleeding?

Shi Xiao San has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of continuous lochia

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Shen Fu Tang

Source date: 1445 AD

Number of ingredients: 2 herbs

Key actions: Restores Yang. Strongly tonifies the source Qi. Saves Qi from collapsing due to devastated Yang.

Why might Shen Fu Tang help with postpartum bleeding?

Shen Fu Tang has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of postpartum hemorrhage

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Acupuncture points used for postpartum bleeding