Die Da Wan - Trauma Healing Pill - TCM Herbal Formula

Chinese Name: Die Da Wan
English Name: Trauma Healing Pill

Formula Category

Clinical Usage and Indications

Useful for many types of traumatic injuries, broken bones, sprains, fractures, etc. anywhere in the body.  Also useful for fixed abdominal masses, ulcerations, sciatica, arthritis, pelvic inflammatory disease and angina among others.

In the case of traumatic injury the tongue and pulse may hold less clinical significance, for other conditions the Pulse may be wiry and the Tongue may be darker or show darkness in specific areas.

Related TCM Diagnostic Patterns

Staff Clinician Notes:

May also be useful for recalcitrant cases of tendonitis (tennis elbow, golfers elbow, carpal tunnel, etc.)

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Cautions and Contraindications:

Do not use during pregnancy.  As always consult with an acupuncturist/herbalist before use.

Related Western Medical Conditions:

Individual Chinese Herbs In This Formula:

  • Dan Shen
  • Herb Functions
    • Invigorate blood, break up blood stasis in lower abdomen - dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, palpable masses, lochioschesis, pain due to blood stasis, chest/epigastric pain, soreness in the ribs due to liver qi stagnation w/blood stasis.
    • Clear heat, soothe irritability - restlessness, irritability, insomnia due to heat entering the ying level.

  • Contraindications

  • Dang Gui
  • Herb Functions
    • Tonifies the blood, regulates menses - pallid, ashen complexion, tinnitus, blurred vision, palpitations, irregular menses, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea.
    • Invigorates/harmonizes the blood, disperses cold - important herb to stop pain due to blood stasis - abdominal pain, trauma, carbuncles due to blood stasis, chronic bi.
    • Moistens dry intestines due to blood deficiency.
    • Reduces swellings, expels pus, generates flesh - sores.

  • Mo Yao
  • Herb Functions
    • Invigorate blood, dispel blood stasis, reduces swelling, alleviate pain - trauma, sores, carbuncles, swellings, abdominal masses, painful obstruction, chest pain, abdominal pain, amenorrhea.
    • Promotes healing of chronic non-healing sores.

  • Contraindications
    • Avoid During Pregnancy

  • Ru Xiang
  • Herb Functions
    • Invigorate blood, dispel blood stasis, alleviate pain - trauma, carbuncles and swellings, chest and/or abdominal pain.
    • Relax the sinews, invigorates the channels, alleviates pain - bi syndromes, rigidity, spasms.
    • Reduces swellings, generates flesh - topically for sores, carbuncles, traumatic injury.

  • Contraindications
    • Avoid During Pregnancy