Huo Luo Xiao Ling Wan - Miraculously Effective Pill To Invigorate The Collaterals

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Huo Luo Xiao Ling Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "huo luo xiao ling wan" , 活絡效靈丹, which in english is "miraculously effective pill to invigorate the collaterals", is categorized within the "invigorate the blood" functional grouping and within the "invigorate the blood and dispel blood stasis" sub-category.

You may also see this formula referenced by: Huo Luo Xiao Ling Dan, Red Vessel Teapills, Miraculously Effective Collateral Regulating Pill, Salvia and Boswellia Formula.

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

  • A range of pain related issues when they arise from qi and blood stagnation (both acute and chronic) - pain essentially anywhere in the body, bruises and swelling and other signs of stasis.  May often be combined with other formulas which deal more with the root issues.
  • Abdominal masses, fibroids, cysts as well as organ related issues such as cirrhosis, appendicitis and inflammatory conditions such as endometriosis.
  • May be used to help clear an ectopic pregnancy with the right factors.

Huo Luo Xiao Ling Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).

  • Avoid during pregnancy.
  • Avoid with heavy menstrual bleeding.
  • Use only under direction if you are taking blood thinners.
  • Generally not for long term use.

Our shop contains huo luo xiao ling wan from the following manufacturer:

($21.00) Add To Cart View Huo Luo Xiao Ling Wan - Mayway

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. Huo Luo Xiao Ling Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

ViewDang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root)

Tonifies the blood, regulates menses - pallid, ashen complexion, tinnitus, blurred vision, palpitations, irregular menses, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea. Invigorates/harmonizes the blood, disperses cold …

ViewDan Shen (Salvia Root)

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…

ViewMo Yao (Myrrh)

Invigorate blood, dispel blood stasis, reduces swelling, alleviate pain - trauma, sores, carbuncles, swellings, abdominal masses, painful obstruction, chest pain, abdominal pain, amenorrhea. Promote…

ViewRu Xiang (Frankincense)

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, rig…

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. Huo Luo Xiao Ling Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence blood stagnation and/or liver blood stagnation.

Huo Luo Xiao Ling Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: abdominal pain, appendicitis, arthritis (bi syndromes), back pain, blood clot, cirrhosis, cysts, endometriosis, fibroids and/or sciatica

As noted above, huo luo xiao ling wan is within the invigorate the blood functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "invigorate the blood and dispel blood stasis", which contains the following formulas:

ViewBu Yang Huan Wu Tang Wan (Great Yang Restoration Pills)

Fatigue, weakness, with pale complexion due to chronic qi and blood deficiency. Hemiplegia, slurred speech or involuntary muscle control due to blockage of the channels and collaterals.

ViewBu Yang Huan Wu Wan (Tonify Yang To Restore Five Tenths Decoction)

Post-stroke recovery when stasis is from qi and yang deficiency - post-stroke symptoms, paralysis, atrophy of the limbs, drooling, slurred speech, etc.  Other potential uses with the correct underly…

ViewDan Shen Huo Xue Wan (Red Sage Root Decoction for Promoting Blood Circulation)

Phlebitis, generally chronic.

ViewFu Fang Dan Shen Wan (Saliva Compound Pill)

For a range of stagnation issues in the stomach/epigastric/heart region - gastritis, epigastric pain, peptic ulcer disease. A range of liver issues including hepatitis and cirrhosis. For stasis of …

ViewGe Xia Zhu Yu Wan (Drive Out Blood Stasis Below The Diaphragm Decoction)

For blood stasis below the diaphgram - abdominal masses, liver and spleen masses/swelling, colitis. A range of liver disorders are possibly applicable - cirrhosis, hepatic hemangioma, hepatitis, jau…

ViewJin Gu Die Da Wan (Tendon and Bone Injury Healing)

Bruising, sprains, swelling from soft tissue injuries. Broken or bruised bones. For post surgery recovery. For any other type of acute trauma to the body.

ViewKang Zhong Wan (Cancer Support Pill)

A modern formula with a range of Chinese herbs that can be supportive to other cancer treatments.  Most of the herbs in the formula have shown some anti-cancer properties in studies (human or animal)…

ViewShao Fu Zhu Yu Wan (Abdominal Stasis Relief Pills)

Qi and blood stagnation in the lower jiao - lower abdominal masses, fibroids, ovarian cysts, endometriosis. Fertility issues in both men and women with the right underlying signs - amenorrhea, dysme…

ViewShen Tong Zhu Yu Wan (Remove Stagnant Blood from a Painful Body Pills)

Qi and Blood stagnation blocking the channels and collaterals - pain in the extremities, shoulder pain, elbow pain, leg pain. With the right underlying patterns - possibly useful for fibromyalgia, c…

ViewShu Jing Huo Xue Wan (Relax The Channels and Invigorate The Blood Decoction)

Primarily used for blood stasis with wind-damp in the channels and collaterals characterized by internal deficiency with external excesses - joint pain, muscle aches, numbness and/or pain in the lowe…

ViewTe Xiao Jing Zhui Tong Wan (Patent Neck Pain Relief Pills)

Stiffness, pain, and/or tightness of the neck.

ViewTong Qiao Huo Xue Wan (Unblock the Orifices and Invigorate the Blood Decoction)

Blood stagnation particularly in the head - migraines and/or headaches with other sensory factors - auras, sound sensitivity, etc. Dizziness, tinnitus, hair loss - with underlying blood stagnation s…

ViewWen Jing Wan (Warm the Menses Formula)

Irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, excessive uterine bleeding or spotting between cycles.  Infertility, history of miscarriage. 

ViewXue Fu Zhu Yu Wan (Blood Stasis Relief Pills)

Qi and Blood stagnation - pain, cardiovascular issues, physical organ issues. Coronary artery disease, angina and other cardiovascular issues. Hepatitis and other liver function issues. Migraines,…

ViewYan Hu Suo Zhi Tong Wan (Corydalis Powder)

Pain of all types from qi and blood stagnation - often combined with other more systemic formulas based on the individual.  Pain and inflammation from acute trauma, generalized aches and pains or mor…

ViewZhong Feng Hui Chun Wan (Stroke Recovery Pills)

Bell's Palsy, facial paralysis, slurry of speech, difficulty swallowing. Stroke, Transient Ischemic Attack.

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

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