Pharmaceutical Latin: Faeces Trogopterori
Excrementum Trogopteri seu Pteromi
Common English: Flying Squirrel Feces
Herbs that Regulate Blood: Herbs that Invigorate Blood and Remove Stasis
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
3-10g Place in a separate bag before decocting
Tincture: 2-4ml
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis and
lleviates pain

Blood Stasis with amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, postpartum abdominal pain and epigastric pain

Transforms Stasis and stops bleeding

Uterine bleeding and retained lochia due to Blood Stasis

Treats childhood nutritional impairment

Childhood nutritional impairment with focal distention

Eliminates toxins

Internally and topically for various insect and snake bites
  • Contraindicated during pregnancy.
  • Contraindicated for those with abdominal pain and/or amenorrhea due to Blood Deficiency.
  • Contraindicated for those with vertigo due to excessive Blood loss during parturition.
  • Contraindicated for those with pain due to Heart Deficiency with Fire.
  • Contraindicated for those with any disorder due to Blood Deficiency without Stasis.
  • Use caution for those with weak Spleen and Stomach Qi with no Blood Stasis symptoms.

Rz. Corydalis
Yan Hu Suo
Hb. Leonuri
Yi Mu Cao

Pollen Typhae
Pu Huang

Rz. Zingiberis Preparata
Pao Jiang

Amenorrhea and other menstrual disorders due to Blood Stasis.

Abdominal pain, dysmenorrhea and lochioschesis.

Stabbing epigastric and chest pain due to Qi and Blood Stasis.

Joint pain.
Middle and Lower Jiao pain due to Deficient Cold and Blood Stasis.

Rz. Corydalis
Yan Hu Suo
Mo Yao
(Ru Xiang)

Rx. Notoginseng
San Qi
Rx. Rehmanniae
Sheng Di Huang
(Cx. Moutan)
(Mu Dan Pi)

Fr. Quisqualis
Shi Jun Zi
Rz. Picrorhizae
Hu Huang Lian

Chest, epigastric and abdominal pain due to Qi Stagnation and Blood Stasis.

Prolonged menstrual bleeding with dark blood, many clots and stabbing pain in the lower abdomen.
Chronic childhood nutritional impairment.

Rz. Cyperi
Xiang Fu

Colla Corii Asini
E Jiao
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis
Dang Gui

Rz. Cyperi
Xiang Fu

Rz. Corydalis
Yan Hu Suo

Epigastric pain.
Blood Stasis causing excessive uterine bleeding.
Chest and epigastric pain due to Qi and Blood Stagnation.

Rx. Angelicae Sinensis
Dang Gui
Rx. Paeoniae Alba
Bai Shao
Rz. Chuanxiong
Chuan Xiong
Ram. Cinnamomi
Gui Zhi

Fr. Foeniculi
Xiao Hui Xiang
Fr. Toosendan
Chuan Lian Zi

Rx. Bupleuri
Chai Hu
Fr. Aurantii
Zhi Ke
Per. Citri Reticulatae Viride
Qing Pi
Fr. Tribuli
Bai Ji Li
Rz. Curcumae Longae
Jiang Huang
Rx. Paeoniae Rubra
Chi Shao
Rz. Cyperi
Xiang Fu

Abdominal pain.

Lower abdominal pain.

Hypochondriac pain.

  1. This herb is mainly used for gastric and abdominal pain due to spasms of the smooth muscles.
  2. It is commonly used for severe menstrual pain.
  3. This herb is considered one the strongest pain relievers for pain due to Blood Stasis.
  4. This herb is stronger than Olibanum Ru Xiang and Myrrh Mo Yao for relieving pain.
  5. This herb has been used to treat superficial visual obstruction.
  6. Both Wu Ling Zhi and Pollen Typhae Pu Huang invigorate Blood, disperse Stasis and stop pain. Wu Ling Zhi is bitter, warm invigorates the Blood and strongly stops pain. Pu Huang is acrid, aromatic and dispersing to break up Blood Stasis while stopping bleeding. Wu Ling Zhi primarily stops pain. Pu Huang primarily stops bleeding.
  7. Dry-fried Flying Squirrel Feces Chao Wu Ling Zhi smells better, has an increased ability to invigorate Blood and stops bleeding and has a unique ability to treat continuous uterine bleeding, threatened miscarriage, and bleeding dysenteric disorders.
  8. Wine-fried Flying Squirrel Feces Jiu Ling Zhi has an enhanced ability to harmonize the Blood and stop pain and is often used to treat dysmenorrhea or chest and abdominal pain. it can also stop bleeding.
  9. Vinegar-fried Flying Squirrel Feces Cu Ling Zhi directly enters the Liver channel and is better able to stop pain, harmonize the Blood and stop bleeding.