Xuefu Zhuyu Tang

English Name: Decoction for removing Blood Stasis in the Chest.

Category: Blood Invigorating – Blood Stasis removing.

Function: Invigorate Bood; Expel Blood Stasis; Move Qi; Stop Pain.

Indications: Blood stasis in the chest marked by protracted chest pain and headache at fixed location; stubborn hiccups; palpitations, insomnia and irritability; tidal fever with a deep-red tongue and taut pulse. This includes diseases such as coronary heart disease, angina pectoris, rheumatic heart disease and costal chondritis.


  • Tao Ren [Semen Persicae] – 12g
  • Hong Hua [Flos Carthami] – 9g
  • Dang Gui [Radix Angelicae Sinensis] – 9g
  • Sheng Di Huang [Radix Rehmanniae] – 9g
  • Chuan Xiong [Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong) – 5g
  • Chi Shao Yao [Radix Paeoniae Rubra] – 6g
  • Niu Xi [Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae] – 9g
  • Jie Geng [Radix Platycodi] – 5g
  • Chai Hu [Radix Bupleuri] – 3g
  • Zhi Ke [Fructus Aurantii] – 6g
  • Gan Cao [Radix Glycyrrhizae] – 3g

Cautions and Contra-Indications: Xuefu Zhuyu Tang is contra-indicated in patients with active bleeding or bleeding disorders and during pregnancy. It should not be used long term.