Chinese Herb: Chong Wei Zi (Motherwort Seeds), Semen Leonuri
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Chinese Herb: Chong Wei Zi (Motherwort Seeds), Semen Leonuri

Herb 1 of 34 in Herbs that Invigorate Blood and Remove Stagnation

Cool Chong Wei Zi (Semen Leonuri)
Channels:
LIV, Unknown
Properties:
Sweet, Cool
Latin:
Semen Leonuri
Chinese:
茺蔚子
Tone Marks:
chōng wèi zĭ

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Moves the Blood and regulates the menses
    Amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, irregular menstruation, postpartum pain in the Middle and Lower Jiao
  • Clears and cools the Liver, brightens the eyes
    Headache, red, painful, and swollen eyes

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Use strict caution in pregnancy
  • Do not use in Blood and Yin Deficient patients
  • Do not use in Yang Deficient patients with prolapse

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