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Qi Li San (Seven-Thousandths of a Tael Powder) (zhu sha and she xiang replaced with shi chang pu) 七厘散 (朱砂和麝香用石菖蒲代替)


Formula Type Formulas that Regulate the Blood
Diagnosis Qi and Blood stagnation due to traumatic injury
Action Invigorates the blood, dispels blood stasis, promotes movement of Qi, reduces swelling, alleviates pain and bleeding
Indication Bruising, swelling, pain accompanying traumatic injuries such as broken bones and torn sinews, bleeding due to lacerations
Remarks Contraindicated during pregnancy; used for various internal disorders that manifest with pain due to blood stasis (such as chest pain), for vomiting of blood, burns, nonspecific toxic swelling; may also be used externally

Hong Hua (9 g)

Ru Xiang (9 g)

Mo Yao (9 g)

Bing Pian (1 g)

Er Cha (15 g)

Shi Chang Pu (tested) (12 g)


This information is a reference tool for Chinese herbal studies. It is not intended to replace professional medical advice. Please consult a primary health professional if you require health advisory.