|Chinese Formula ||Actions ||Indications ||Symptoms related to purple or purplish tongue |
|Dan Shen Yin
|Moves Qi and Blood;
Disperses Blood stasis;
||Blood stasis and Qi stagnation in the Middle Burner. ||Angina pectoris;
Pain of the abdomen and epigastrium that may radiate upward;
Purple or purplish tongue;
Firm-Large pulse (Lao Da).
|Jiang Huang San
|Warms the channels;
Eliminates Blood stasis.
||Blood stasis due to invasion of Cold in the channels. ||Aversion to cold;
Extended menstrual cycle (delayed menstruation);
Normal menstruation or hypomenorrhea with purple blood and clots;
Pain of the lower abdomen (ovary, uterus) with a sensation of cold that responds favorably to local pressure and warmth;
Purple or purplish tongue or one showing purplish spots;
Slow pulse (Chi); Slow-Choppy pulse (Chi Se).