Commonly Used Chinese Herb Formulas with Illustrations - Tang-kuei and Gelatin Combination (Qiong Gui Jiao Ai Tang)


 

0705 芎歸膠艾湯 (Qiong Gui Jiao Ai Tang)

 

Tang-kuei and Gelatin Combination

 

Ligusticum Chuanxiong, Tang-kuei, Ass-Hide Gelatin, and Mugwort Decoction

 


 

Formulation

Chinese Name

Pharmaceutical Name

Pin Yin Name

English Name

生地黃

Radix Rehmannia

Sheng Di Huang

Raw Rehmannia

白芍

Radix Paeoniae alba

Bai Shao

Peony

艾葉

Folium Artemisiae argyi

Ai Ye

Argy Leaf

當歸

Radix Angelicae sinensis

Dang Gui

Angelica

川芎

Rhizoma Chuanxiong

Chuan Xiong

Ligusticum

阿膠

Colla Corii Asini

E Jiao

Gelatin

甘草

Radix Glycyrrhizae

Gan Cao

Licorice

 

Classic Literature Reference

Jin Gui Yao Lue (Essentials from the Golden Chamber, 206).

Compiler: Zhang, Zhong-jingo

 

Indications

Traditional: Deficiency of penetrating (chong) and conception (ren) meridians marked by excessive menstruation; or bleeding and abdominal pain during pregnancy; or persistent bleeding after miscarriage, a pale complexion a pale tongue, and a thready and weak or thready and wiry pulse.

 

Modern: Dysfunctional uterine bleeding endometritis, miscarriage, excessive menstruation, ectopic pregnancy, primary infertility, and postpartum subinvolution of the uterus. Currently, this formula is also used in the treatment of bleeding caused by hemorrhoid, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, hemorrhagic nephritis, bleeding polyp, traumatic injury, peptic ulcer, and primary thrombocytopenic purpura.

 

Pattern of Deficiency of the Penetrating and Conception Meridians

 

Herbs and Actions 

 

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