The herbal formula "xiao qing long wan" , 小青龙丸, which in english is "minor blue dragon pills", is categorized within the "release the exterior" functional grouping and within the "release exterior-interior excess" sub-category.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Xiao Qing Long Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Our shop contains xiao qing long wan from the following manufacturer:
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. Xiao Qing Long Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:
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…
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)…
Warms the middle and expels cold - warms spleen and stomach both in conditions of excess due to externally contacted cold, as well as cold from deficiency due to yang qi deficiency. Rescues devastat…
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…
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. Xiao Qing Long Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence lung wind invasion - wind cold.
Our clinical staff have made the following notes, regarding xiao qing long wan.
As noted above, xiao qing long wan is within the release the exterior functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "release exterior-interior excess", which contains the following formulas:
All formulas in the primary category of "release the exterior" are listed below.
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