First of all, I will explain each herb and traditional use:
Cinnamon Twig-relaxes and opens blood vessels
Hoelen- Pine tree fungus, dispels moisture
White peony root-relaxes the blood vessels
Persica-Improves blood circulation (These are not peach pits)
Moutan-A fragrant herb,said to help blood circulation
Other herbs are/were added by a professionals depending on the need.
Certain forumlae are long term and some are short term. For some formulae to be effective, their use may be necessary over a period of weeks or months.
There are some formulae helpful in acute or emergency cases.
This formula was used for various maladies to increase blood circulation and remove blood stagancy.
Traditionally, this formula as written, was used for female complaints, arthritis, lower back and abdomenal complaints.
All herbs are combined in a Chinese Herbal pot and simmered for several hours or as instructed and then drunk as prescribed.
Many Chinese herbal formulas and practitioners may be found at various Herbal shops online or in the nearest Chinese community. Many formulae are available in tablet or capsule form.
Some of the larger cities have TCM universities where consultation and herbal formulae may be found.
The image above is cinnamon twig.
The image at the top of the page is Hoelen.