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Circulation Formula

Cardiovascular Disorders: Coronary heart disease, angina pectoris, ischemia , and atherosclerosis. In addition, to poor cerebral and body circulation, numbness of the limbs, peripheral neuropathy and similar problems.

Western Therapeutic Actions:

Vasodilating action to increase blood perfusion and decrease peripheral resistance .

Positive cardiotonic property to strengthen cardiac contraction and improve blood circulation. 

Antiplatelet and anticoagulant effects to reduce the risk of blood clots. 

Antihyperlipidemic function to lower plasma cholesterols and triglycerides. 

Formula Explanation 

Cardiovascular and circulatory disorders, such as coronary heart disease, angina pactoris, ishemia, and atherosclerosis, are characterizwed by Heart yang deficiency with blood stagnation disorders, treatment must focus on warming Heart yang, disolves damp, eliminating phlegm, and invigorating blood circulation 

Ren Shen (Radix et Rhizoma Genseng) replenishes the vital qiand mimics the effect of cardiac glycosides, making the heart beat stronger and more rhythmically. Xie Bai (Bulbus Allii Marcostemonis) and Gui Zhi (Ramulus Cannamomi) warm and facilitate the flow of yang qi in the chest to improve the function of the heart. Dan Shen (Radix et Rhizoma Salviae Miltiorrhizae) improves microcirculation, strengthens myocardial contraction, and adjusts the heart rate. Mao dong Quing (Radix Ilicis Pubescentis) dilates the blood vessels, lower blood pressure and reduces the oxygen consumption of cardiac muscles. Ge Gen (Radix Puerariae Loxiang batae) Dialtes blood vessels to lower blood pressure. Hong Hua (Flos Carthami. Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis)., Jiang Xiang (Lignum Dalbergiae Odoriferae) and Chuan Xiong (Rhizoma Chuanxiong) invigorate general blood circulation and dispel blood stasis. Bai Shao (Radix Paeoniae Alba) nourishes the blood and relieves pain. Gui Zhi (Ramulus Cinnamomi) promotes the peripheral blood circulation and unblocks stagnationin the channels and collaterals. Sha Ren (Rucuts Amomi) regulates qi and dissolves dampness Zhi Shi (Fructus Aurantil Immaturus) and Hou Po (Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis) regulates qi, expand the chest, and relive congestion. 

Together, these herbs effectively treat Cardiovascular and circulatory disorders that effect the heart.. 

Cautions and Contraindications 

Acute Myocardial infarction is a medical emergency. Call 911 to send patients to emergency room as soon as possible. Monitor their conditons until emergency medical personal arrive. 

Do not use the formula to treat acute myocardial infarction. Circulation is to be used to promote cardiovascular and circulatory health, not to treat acute heart attacks.

The herbal formula contains herbs that invigorate blood circulation, such as Dong Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis) and Dan Shen (Radix et Rhizoma Saviae Mitiorrhizae). Therefore, patients who are on anticoagulant or antiplatelet therapies, such as Coumadin (Warfarin), should use this formula with caution or not at all. as ther may be a higher risk of bleeding brusing 

Circulation is contraindicated during pergnancy and nursing.