Calm In The Sea Of Life by Plum Flower is one of the few Chinese Herbal Formulas that can be taken during a menstrual cycle. It assists in breaking up blood stagnation and release the natural flow of blood and chi facilitating a normal and healthy period. First time users of this formula may show immediate relief after years of excruciating cramping pain and suffering. They may also release abnormal dark blood, clots and amount and start earlier than normal.
Calm In The Sea Of Life is not just for women, anyone with blood stagnation type pain detected by purple or dark spots at sides or root of tongue or presenting with distended and dark sub-lingual veins.
• Menstrual pain and cramping (often severe) which is worse with pressure
• Lower abdominal distention during menses
• Dark, purplish or brown menstrual flow containing blood clots
• Difficult or slow starting menses
• Fixed masses
• Blood in the urine
• Constipation at the beginning of the menstrual cycle
• Increased frustration, anger and moodiness before and during menstrual cycle
Ingredients (Pin Yin): Tao ren, Bai shao, Dan shen, Pu huang, Wu yao, Yan hu suo, Dang gui, Xiang fu, Hong hua, Tian san qi, Chuan xiong
Ingredients: Prunus persica seed, Paeonia lactiflora root, Salvia miltiorrhiza root, Typha angustifolia pollen, Lindera aggregata root, Corydalis yanhusuo rhizome, Angelica sinensis root, Cyperus rotundus rhizome, Carthamus tinctorius flower, Panax notoginseng root, Ligusticum chuanxiong rhizome. Other Ingredients: Activated carbon, Botanical wax, Talcum.
TCM Functions: Regulates Menstruation, Invigorates Qi and Blood, Breaks Blood Stasis
Standard Dosage: 8 pills, 3 x per day
Clinical Dosage: Administer half an hour before or one hour after eating. In the initial phases, dosage may be increased to 8-12 pills 3 times per day, then reduced to a maintenance dose as the formula takes effect. May be used medium to long-term for several weeks to several months. Once acute signs of Blood stagnation are resolved, this formula may be discontinued and replaced with a milder formula, such as Tao Hong Si Wu Wan or Xiao Yao Wan. Monitor for signs of Qi or Blood deficiency, particularly an increased tendency to bruise or bleed.
Contraindications (all): Contraindicated during pregnancy. Contraindicated for very weak or deficient patients. Use with caution during heavy menstrual bleeding.