Danshen

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Moving Xue
09-MX-01

Danshen / Chuanxiong / Yanhusuo / Yujin / Jianghuang / Chishao / Yimucao / Honghua / Taoren / Moyao / Niuxi

Rx Salviae Miltiorrhizae/ Danshen


CHINESE : DANSHEN
LATIN : Rx Salviae Miltiorrhizae
ENGLISH : Salvia
TRIVIAL : Cinnabar Root / Salvia Root

CATEGORY : Moving Xue
Properties : Bitter. Slightly cold
Channels : Ht, P, Li


ACTIONS
Invigorates Xue and breaks up blood stasis. Moves Xue, more than it tonifies Xue: congealed Xue and Xue Xu patterns. Clears heat and soothes irritability. Nourishes Ht Xue.


INDICATIONS
Chest pain, insomnia, blood stasis in lower abdomen, chest and epigastrium, anxiety, soreness in ribs or hypochondrium. Constrained Li Qi. Fear, terrified (which can be seen as congealed Xue), anxiousness, feeling of being destroyed, long-term psychic scar, something in the world is unsafe.


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Cases without blood stasis. Incompatible with Rh et Rx Veratri/Lilu.


TEXTUAL LINKED BY
Rx Morindae Officinalis/Bajitian
Fr Evodiae Rutaecarpae/Wuzhuyu

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