Chinese: Xiong Gui Jiao Ai Tang
English: Szechwan Lovage Rhizoma, Angelica Root, Ass-Hide Glue and Argy Wormwood Leaf Decoction
Tongue: slightly pale
Indications: This herbal formula has been used for patients with following health conditions and symptoms:
- Threatened miscarriage
- Metrorrhagia (uterine bleeding at irregular intervals)
- Menorrhagia (heavy and prolonged menstrual bleeding)
- Abdominal pain
- Excessive virginal discharge
There are many other health conditions that may respond well to this herbal formula, in particular patients exhibiting indicative traditional diagnostic signs and symptoms.
Basic and Clinical Research on Kyukikyogaito – Updated on Mar. 30, 2011
Ushiroyama T, Sakuma K, Nosaka S, et al. Clinical efficacy of kyukikyogaito for imminent abortion with uterine hemorrhage*. Sanfujinka Kampo Kenkyu no Ayumi (Recent Progress of Kampo Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynecology) 23: 100-3 (2006).
Ushiroyama T, Araki R, Sakuma K, et al. Efficacy of the kampo medicine Xiong-Gui-Jiao-Ai-Tang, a traditional herbal medicine, in the treatment of threatened abortion in early pregnancy. American Journal of Chinese Medicine 34: 731-40 (2006).
Iwabuchi S. Effect of kyuki-kyogai-to on stopping dysfunctional uterine bleeding – comparison with occidental hemostatic drugs -. Nihon Toyo Igaku Zasshi (Japanese Journal of Oriental Medicine) 50: 883-903 (2000).
Yoshikawa H, Ikeuchi T, Kai Y. Clinical effects of Kyuki-kyogai-to and Sairei-to for essential microscopic hematuria. Kampo to Saishin-chiryo (Kampo & the Newest Therapy) 6: 55-8 (1997).