The TCM herb "wang bu liu xing" which in english is "vaccaria seeds", is categorized within the "herbs that invigorate blood" functional grouping. It is thought to enter the liver and stomach channels and exhibits bitter (ku) and neutral (ping) taste/temperature properties.
Dosages and preparations will vary according to each individual and the overall approach of a formula, but generally this herb has the following dosage and/or preparation guidelines:
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Wang Bu Liu Xing has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Wang Bu Liu Xing may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored formula (in most cases), to influence the following conditions: amenorrhea (absence of menstruation)
While it may not always be included depending on the manufacturer or herbalist making the formula, wang bu liu xing is generally included in the following 4 formulas:
Useful for a range of calcifications/stones - kidney stones, bladder stones, ureter stones and when the underlying pathology is appropriate gallstones. Generally involves collections of damp heat i…
Headaches and/or migraines caused by liver yang or liver fire rising.
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…
As noted above, wang bu liu xing is within the herbs that invigorate blood functional group. All the herbs in this category are listed below.
(truncated intro "... for blood stasis - pain, abscesses and ulcers, abdominal masses. )".
All Content 1999-2023
Chad J. Dupuis / Yin Yang House
Our Policies and Privacy Guidelines
Our Affiliated Clinics