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This formula is a reputed Chinese medicine that has been used for centuries to potently invigorate Blood and remove Blood stasis.


Formula For:

  • Invigorates the Blood
  • Dispels Blood Stasis
  • Spreads Liver Qi
  • Unblocks the channels
  • Stops pain


Can be used for treating:

  • Chronic stabbing pain in the chest
  • Pain in the hypochondrium
  • Chronic, stubborn headache with a fixed, piercing quality
  • Palpitations
  • Chronic incessant hiccups
  • Five Sole Heat
  • Choking sensation when drinking
  • Dry heaves
  • Depression or low spirits with a sensation of warmth in the chest
  • Chest distention
  • Dry, scaly skin
  • Dark rings under the eyes
  • Spider naevi on the cheeks, nose, trunk, inner knee and ankle
  • Dizziness
  • Chronic tinnitus
  • Chronic gum disease with dark, purplish, patchy or dark, red atrophic gums
  • Painful receding gums
  • Frequently bleeding gums
  • Vomiting after intake of water
  • Persistent daytime drowsiness
  • Insomnia (persistent with much dreaming)
  • Restless sleep
  • Forgetfulness
  • Irritability
  • Fidgeting
  • A bad temper
  • Extreme mood swings
  • Evening tidal fever
  • Dark or purplish lips, conjunctiva or nail beds
  • Dark complexion
  • Dark sclera

Xue Fu Zhu Yu / Invigorate Blood and remove Blood stasis 血府逐淤丸


Sm. Persicae    Tao Ren    

Dispels Blood Stasis and invigorates Blood.
With Hong Hua and Chuan Xiong, invigorates Blood and dispels Stagnation, especially in the upper body.
With Hong Hua, Dang Gui and Chi Shao, for menstrual pain, amenorrhea or irregular menstruation due to Blood Stasis and trauma with pain.

Flos Carthami    Hong Hua

Invigorates Blood, dispels Blood Stasis and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, for chest and abdominal pain due to Qi and Blood Stasis.
With Tao Ren, invigorates the Blood for all types of Blood Stagnation such as dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, swollen painful sores and chest and abdominal pain.
With Tao Ren, Dang Gui, Chuan Xiong and Chi Shao, for menstrual pain or amenorrhea.

Rx. Angelicae Sinensis    Dang Gui  

Nourishes and invigorates Blood.
With Chi Shao, invigorates Blood primarily in the lower body and nourishes and moistens Dryness.
With Sheng Di Huang, dispels Blood Stasis without injuring Yin and Blood.
With Tao Ren and Hong Hua, for symptoms associated with Blood Stasis.
With Gan Cao, moderates spasms and relieves abdominal pain.
With Chuan Xiong, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood, disperses Blood Stasis and treats abdominal pain.

Rz. Chuanxiong    Chuan Xiong  

Invigorates Blood, regulates Qi and alleviates pain.
With Chai Hu and Chi Shao, for Qi and Blood Stagnation generating headache and/or chest pain.
With Tao Ren, Hong Hua and Dang Gui, for abdominal pain accompanying menstruation, pain due to trauma and headache from Blood Stagnation.
With Tao Ren, Hong Hua, Dang Gui and Chai Hu, for sharp stabbing pain in the chest and hypochondriac area due to Blood Stagnation.


Rx. Paeoniae Rubra    Chi Shao  

Activates Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, clears Heat and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong and Dang Gui, for Blood-Stasis induced gynecological disorders such as immobile abdominal masses and amenorrhea with abdominal pain.
With Tao Ren, for Blood Stasis induced menstrual disorders, especially those characterized by early period, excessive bleeding, and thick purple clots.
With Tao Ren, Hong Hua and Chuan Xiong, for Blood Stagnation in the chest.


Rx. Cyathulae    Chuan Niu Xi  

Eliminates Blood Stasis, descends Qi and Blood and invigorates Blood.
With Tao Ren, Hong Hua and Dang Gui, for menstrual pain, irregular menstruation and postpartum pain .


(Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae)    (Niu Xi)    

(May substitute for Chuan Niu Xi.)


Rx. Bupleuri    Chai Hu    

Spreads Liver Qi, relieves Stagnation, raises Yang and resolves Phlegm.
With Zhi Ke, for a stifling sensation in the chest.
With Zhi Ke and Jie Geng, expands the chest and promotes Qi movement which circulates Blood.
With Gan Cao, for hepatitis and upper right quadrant pain.


Rx. Platycodi    Jie Geng    

Directs the actions of the formula to the upper body.


Fr. Aurantii    Zhi Ke    

Promotes the movement of Qi, reduces distention and pressure and resolves hardenings.


Rx. Rehmanniae    Sheng Di Huang  

Cools Blood and clears Heat.
With Niu Xi, powerfully clears Deficiency Fire Blazing Upward with pain and swelling of the gums, epistaxis, hematemesis and other hemorrhage in the upper body.


Rx. Glycyrrhizae    Gan Cao  

Regulates and harmonizes the other herbs.
With Jie Geng, for pain and swelling of the throat.

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