Kan Essentials Quick River

Kan Herb Company

Quick River 

Veterinary Authorization Required


Quick River (Xiao Huo Luo Dan) addresses obstruction of the channels and collaterals by Wind Cold Damp, Blood stasis and Phlegm. The alternate name for this formula, Invigorate the Collaterals (Xiao Huo Luo Dan), refers to the Blood-moving effect of Quick River, conferred by its content of Myrrh resin and Frankincense resin. Frankincense resin contains boswellic acids to relieve stagnation and move the Blood. Turmeric rhizome moves Blood and dispels stasis. Processed Sichuan aconite main root strongly warms the channels. The formula is also designed to purge channels and vessels obstructed by Phlegm, allowing Blood to once again flow freely. Prepared Chinese arisaema rhizome relieves obstructions by dissolving Phlegm


Quickens the Blood and dispels stasis, opens the Collaterals, relieves occasional pain, dispels Phlegm.


• Occasional pain, weakness and numbness, especially in the lower extremities, bones and joints.

• Worse from cold contact or cold weather exposure.

• Worse with initial movement and better with gentle sustained motion and warmth.


Strong, toned and wiry.


Has a purplish hue with occasional frothy saliva.


Avoid use during pregnancy and in animals with symptoms of Heat or Dryness from Blood or Yin deficiency


Pinyin Name

Common Name

Zhi chuan wu

Processed Sichuan aconite main root

Jiang huang

Turmeric rhizome

Mo yao

Myrrh resin

Ru xiang

Frankinsense resin

Zhi tian nan xing

Prepared Chinese arisaema rhizome