Jiao Ai Wan - Ass-Hide Gelatin and Mugwort Formula

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Jiao Ai Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "jiao ai wan" , 膠艾丸, which in english is "ass-hide gelatin and mugwort formula", is categorized within the "stop bleeding" functional grouping and within the "tonify and stop bleeding" sub-category.

You may also see this formula referenced by: Xiong Gui Jiao Ai Tang, Chiung Kuei Jiao Ai Tang, Jiao Ai Wan, Qiong Gui Jiao Ai Tang.

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

  • Uterine bleeding/spotting.
  • Abdominal/Uterine/Ovarian cramping.
  • Irregular menstruation, history of miscarriage - due to spleen failing to regulate the blood.

Jiao Ai Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).

  • Avoid in cases of beng lou (flooding and spotting) when caused by heat or accompanied with strong heat signs.

Our shop contains jiao ai wan from the following manufacturer:

($20.00) Add To Cart View Xiong Gui Jiao Ai Tang - 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. Jiao Ai Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

ViewAi Ye (Mugwort Leaf, Moxa)

Warms the womb and stops bleeding - useful in cases of prolonged menstrual bleeding and uterine bleeding due to cold from deficiency patterns. Warms the womb and pacifies the fetus - restless fetus …

ViewBai Shao (White Peony Root)

Nourishes the blood and regulates menstrual problems due to blood deficiency (pale, lusterless complexion and nails) - menstrual dysfunction, vaginal discharge, uterine bleeding - very common herb fo…

ViewChuan Xiong (Szechuan Lovage Root)

Invigorate blood, promote movement of Qi - any blood stasis pattern, important for gynecological issues (amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, difficult labor, lochioschesis). Expels wind and alleviates pain - …

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 …

ViewE Jiao (Donkey-Hide Glue, Gelatin)

Tonify blood - dizziness, sallow complexion, palpitations. Stops bleeding - any type. Nourish and moisten yin - irritability and insomnia after febrile disease, dry lung coughs due to yin deficiency…

ViewGan Cao (Licorice Root)

Tonifies the spleen and augments qi - spleen deficiency w/shortness of breath, fatigue, loose stools (si jun zi tong). Qi and/or blood deficiency w/irregular pluse or palpitations (Zhi Gan Cao Tang)…

ViewShu Di Huang (Rehmannia, Chinese Foxglove Root)

This is the root of Sheng Di Huang (steamed and dried, or soaked in red wine and dried). Tonify blood for blood deficiency with dizziness, pallid complexion, palpitations, insomnia, irregular menses…

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. Jiao Ai Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence liver blood deficiency and/or spleen blood deficiency.

Jiao Ai Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: endometriosis, miscarriages and/or uterine bleeding

As noted above, jiao ai wan is within the stop bleeding functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "tonify and stop bleeding", which contains the following formulas:

All formulas in the primary category of "stop bleeding" are listed below.

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