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Dan Shen Yin (Salvia Drink) 丹參飲 (丹参饮)


Formula Type Formulas that Regulate the Blood
Diagnosis Blood stasis and qi stagnation that has accumulated in the middle burner
Action Invigorates the blood, dispels blood stasis, promotes the movement of qi, and alleviates pain
Indication Abdominal or epigastric pain that may radiate upward accompanied by signs and symptoms of blood stasis and qi stagnation
Remarks Particularly useful for epigastric, flank, ormenstrual pain in women.Also modified to treat angina pectoris.

Dan Shen (30 g)

Tan Xiang (3 g)

Sha Ren (3 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.