HERBAL FORMULA FOR ANEMIA
The most common symptom of anemia is fatigue (feeling tired or weak). If you have anemia, it may seem hard to find the energy to do normal activities.
Other signs and symptoms of anemia include:
- Shortness of breath
- Coldness in the hands and feet
- Pale skin
- Chest pain
These signs and symptoms can occur because your heart has to work harder to pump more oxygen-rich blood through your body.
Description of formula according to traditional herbal medicine:
Radicis Angelicae Sinensis: Tonifies blood deficiencies that include blurred vision, pale complexion, brittle nails, dry hair, dizziness, and palpitations. Dang gui is considered to be a blood tonic and nourishes the blood.
Radix Polygoni Muliflori: This herb is one of the best tonics, as it is warm yet not drying, tonifying yet not stagnating like other tonics. Replenishes the essence and nourishes the blood.
Radix Paconiae Alba: Nourishes the blood for those with blood deficiencies.
Radix Rehmanniae Preparata: Treats blood deficiency and the consequent lack of nourishment to the Liver and Heart. Proper circulation of blood is dependent on the volume of blood being circulated. In anemic or blood deficient patients, there is insufficient blood to nourish the organs.
Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong: Activates Qi and blood circulation. It is also added to blood tonic herbs to prevent any stagnation.
Radix Codonopsis: Radix Codonopsis is associated with an increase in red blood cells and hemoglobin. It tonifies the Spleen and Stomach to enhance their transportation and transformation functions. It is commonly used to treat qi deficiency characterized by fatigue, lack of appetite, weak extremities.
Radix Ginsing: Greatly tonifes the Qi and Spleen. Treating for fatigue, lack of energy, sallow complexion, listlessness. Ren shen tonifes and enhances the production of blood.
Cortex Moutan: Anemia can cause bruising and purpura. This herb can invigorate blood circulation and clear heat.
Radix Astragali: Qi and blood deficiencies. This imbalance is characterized by sallow facial appearance, dizziness, vertigo, lack of energy, palpitations and insomnia. Since qi is the leader of blood, tonification of qi enhances the production of blood.
Folium Lycii: Decoction of folium lycii has been shown to increase the production of red blood cells and white blood cells. An immunostimulant, it increases phagocytic activity of the macrophages and the total number of T cells.
Green Tea: To harmonize the formula.
This formula is not intended to treat, cure or diagnose the above condition. The information given is strictly according to traditional herbal medicine and should be used and prescribed as an herbal supplement.