Other Name: Smaller Invigorate the Channel Flow Special Pills
Ingredients (Pin Yin): Zhi chuan wu, Zhi cao wu, Di long, Dan nan xing, Zhi ru xiang, Zhi mo yao
Ingredients: Aconitum carmichaelii mother root-prep, Aconitum kusnezoffii root-prep, Pheretima aspergillum, Arisaema cum bile, Boswellia carterii resin-prep, Commiphora myrrha resin-prep
Other Ingredients: Activated carbon, Botanical wax, Talcum
TCM Functions: Unblocks and Warms the Channels and Collaterals, Dispels Wind-Cold-Damp, Invigorates the Blood, Transforms Phlegm
Standard Dosage: 8 pills, 3 x per day
Clinical Dosage: Administer half an hour before or one hour after eating. May be administered with a small amount of hard alcohol to increase the formula's effectiveness at opening the channels and collaterals. The dosage should be very slowly increased from 2-8 pills three times daily to monitor the patient's response. May be used medium-term for a few weeks to a few months. If administered alone for acute symptoms, it is usually taken for no more than a couple weeks. This formula is very hot, pungent and dispersing, and can easily damage Yin. Watch for signs of heat and Yin deficiency.Contraindications (all):
Contraindicated during pregnancy. Contraindicated for very weak or deficient patients. Use with caution during heavy menstrual bleeding. Contraindicated for conditions due to Yin deficiency. Contraindicated for individuals with heat signs. Contraindicated with hemorrhagic disorders.