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Run Chang Wan 潤 腸 丸

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Source: Shen's Book for Revering Life (1773)

Indication: Desiccated Intestines due to Blood deficiency

Symptoms: Constipation, lusterless skin and nails, dry mouth with an unquenchable thirst

Tongue: dry coat; Pulse:thin

Sweet (54 cumulative grams), this formula nourishes blood and enriches the yin. The qi-moving and acrid nature (along with the moistening oils) reinforces its laxative effect. This can be recommended for the elderly and debilitated. In addition, may be good postpartum after significant blood loss.