Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan - Cinnamon and Poria Teapills

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Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "gui zhi fu ling wan" , 桂枝茯苓丸, which in english is "cinnamon and poria teapills", is categorized within the "invigorate the blood" functional grouping and within the "warm the menses and dispel blood stasis" sub-category.

Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • For abdominal masses such as uterine cysts, ovarian cysts, benign tumors.
  • May be used when blood stagnation symptoms appear during pregnancy.
  • Uterine bleeding especially if the color is dark.

Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).

  • Use with caution during pregnancy.
  • Use with caution if patient presents with more severe blood stagnation and qi deficiency.

Our shop contains gui zhi fu ling wan from the following manufacturers:

($8.99) Add To Cart View Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan - HBW (BBD 10/2022)
($22.00) Add To Cart View Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan - Sun Ten

For many reasons such as availability, ecological choices, and/or price, each manufacturer or herbalist may well adjust the exact composition of a specific formula. Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

ViewChi Shao (Red Peony Root)

Invigorates blood, dispels stasis (stronger than Mu Dan Pi) - dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, abdominal pain and masses, traumatic pain associated with swelling, early stages of abscesses and boils. Clear…

ViewFu Ling (Poria, China Root)

Promotes urination, drains dampness, transforms phlegm - urinary difficulty, diarrhea, edema, headache, dizziness, greasy tongue coat. Strengthens the spleen, harmonizes the middle jiao - diarrhea, …

ViewGui Zhi (Cinnamon Twig)

Releases muscle layer and adjusts ying and wei qi levels Useful in wind-cold-damp bi syndromes to warm channels and disperse cold Resolves blood stagnation particularly from cold - dysmenorrhea Un…

ViewMu Dan Pi (Tree Peony Root Cortex)

Clears Heat (excess and deficient), Cools Blood. Nose bleed, bloody sputum or vomit, subcutaneous bleeding, frequent and profuse menses due to heat in the Blood. Clear Deficient Fire. Yin deficiency…

ViewTao Ren (Peach Seed)

Breaks up blood stasis (important herb) - menstrual disorders, abdominal pain/masses, trauma, flank pain, lung abscess, intestinal abscess. Moistens intestines, unblock bowels - constipation due to …

A single formula, alone, may not be sufficient to fully address a particular TCM diagnostic pattern. Formulas may be used alone, in combinations, and/or in stages. Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence blood stagnation.

Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: abdominal pain and/or dysmenorrhea (menstrual pain - cramps)

As noted above, gui zhi fu ling wan is within the invigorate the blood functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "warm the menses and dispel blood stasis", which contains the following formulas:

ViewNuan Gong Yun Zi Wan (Warm Uterus & Conception Pills)

Infertility, history of miscarriage due to blood deficiency and/or cold in the lower jiao from kidney yang deficiency. Irregular menstruation. Lower abdominal pain, lower back pain, uterine and/or …

All formulas in the primary category of "invigorate the blood" are listed below.

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