Curcuma Longa Formula (Jiang Huang Wan)

Curcurmae Longae Rhizoma (Turmeric Rhizome / Jiang Huang) 16%
Polygoni Cuspidati Rhizoma (Japanese Knotweed Root / Hu Zhang) 14%
Ligustri Lucidi Fructus (Ligustrum, Privet Fruit / Nu Zhen Zi) 12%
Olibanum (Frankincense / Ru Xiang) 12%
Scutellariae Radix (Chinese Scullcap, Scute / Huang Qin) 10%
Prunellae Spica (Heal All Spike, Self-Heal Spike / Xia Ku Cao) 8%
Zingiberis Rhizoma Recens (Fresh Ginger / Sheng Jiang) 8%
Cinnamomi Ramulus (Cassia Twig, Chinese Cinnamon / Gui Zhi) 8%
Camelliae Folium (Green Tea Leaf / Lu Cha) 4%
Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium (Tangerine Peel / Chen Pi) 3%
Glycyrrhizae Radix (Chinese Licorice Root / Gan Cao) 3%
Coptidis Rhizoma (Coptis / Huang Lian) 2%

Chinese Medical Actions
Activates blood circulation and invigorates the movement of qi, opens channels and collaterals, stops pain and relieves swelling, clears heat and eliminates toxin.

Allergies, with inflammation
Arthritis, rheumatoid
Asthma, with inflammation
Autoimmune disease
Cancer, inflammation from
Eyes, red, itchy
Fibromyalgia, with inflammation
Heart disease
Inflammation, systemic
Knee pain
Lymph nodes, enlarged
Sinus inflammation
Traumatic injury w/ inflammation

Tongue: Slightly dusky or deep red, possibly with papilla.
Pulse: Choppy, thin, or wiry.


Practitioner Range

Dosage: This formula can be taken in larger doses if necessary (4 tablets, 3 times per day). If prescribing larger doses, or for an extended period of time (longer than 120 days), an assisting formula to prevent possible depletion of qi or yin may be needed. Some recommended protective formulas include: Astragalus and Ligustrum FormulaJi Xue FormulaJing Qi Formulaor Sheng Mai Formula. One tablet per dose of the assisting formula provides sufficient support in most cases.

Contraindications: DO NOT USE DURING PREGNANCY. Use caution in patients with spleen qi or blood deficiency, or combine with an appropriate tonic formula such as Ginseng and Longan FormulaUse caution with patients taking anticoagulant/antiplatlet drugs or antidiabetic drugs.