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Blood Quickening and Stasis Transformation

Explore the critical category of quickening the blood and transforming stasis in Chinese medicine.

The speaker introduces the importance of addressing the stagnation of blood in Chinese medicine and focuses on herbs that quicken the blood and transform stasis, covering aspects like relieving pain, regulating menstruation, treating injuries, and dispersing concretions.

In Chinese medicine, the category of “Quickening the Blood and Transforming Stasis” holds significant importance, encompassing diverse actions. These herbs quicken the blood, relieving pain in conditions like blood stasis manifesting in pain and regulating menstruation for irregularities.

The category extends to treating injuries from external trauma and dispersing concretions, especially addressing gynecological masses like uterine fibroids. Another vital category involves herbs transforming phlegm, suppressing cough, and calming nerves, used for various conditions associated with phlegm, from cough to difficulty breathing.

The action of quieting the spirit focuses on calming the mind, treating insomnia, and addressing anxiety. Additionally, calming the liver and extinguishing the wind involves complex actions to treat liver hyperactivity and tetany.

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