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Review Article

The Tibetan Uterotonic Zhi Byed 11: Mechanisms of Action, Efficacy, and Historical Use for Postpartum Hemorrhage

Table 5

Relevant therapeutic uses of Zhi Byed 11 ingredients in other traditional systems.

Tibetan name* (common name)Tradition/region of useRelevant therapeutic use within system/region

a ru Chebulic MyrobalanAyurvedic/IndianImproving gastrointestinal motility, laxative, purgative, and cure for bleeding [38, 39]
bul tog Sodium, bicarbonateAfrica HerbalLaxative [40]
lcum rtsa rhubarbTraditional Chinese MedicinePurgative, laxative [41]; to treat hemorrhage [30, 32]
AyurvedicTo treat hemorrhage [19, 21]
ol mo’se Himalayan mayappleTraditional Chinese MedicineEmmenagogue, uterine stimulant, and abortifacient [42]
sga skya gingerTraditional Chinese MedicineIncreases gastric secretions, increases intestinal peristalsis [33]
AyurvedicTreating constipation, nonspecific antispasmodic effect on smooth muscles [35, 43]
Unani (Indian Traditional Greco-Arabic medicine)Laxative [35]
East African Herbal (Uganda)Induction of uterine contractions [19]
star bu sea buckthornTraditional Asian Medicine (Mongolia and China)Constipation gynecological diseases [44]

*Information not found for cong zhi, ma nu, rgya tsha, sbrul sha or sdig srin.

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