Chinese Herb: Fan Hong Hua (Saffron), Stigma Croci Sativi
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Chinese Herb: Fan Hong Hua (Saffron), Stigma Croci Sativi

Herb 28 of 34 in Herbs that Invigorate Blood and Remove Stagnation

Warm Fan Hong Hua (Stigma Croci Sativi)
Spicy, Warm
Stigma Croci Sativi
Tone Marks:
Fān hóng huā
Alt Names:
Zang Hong Hua
Tibetan Red Flower

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Invigorates the Blood, Dispels Stasis, and Unblocks the Menses
    For many symptoms of Blood Stagnation including amenorrhea, retained lochia, fullness and stifling sensation in the chest and diaphragm due to emotional distress
  • Cools Blood and Resolves Toxicity
    For light red maculopapular rashes with high fevers.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Do not use during Pregnancy

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • Overdose can lead to vomiting, intestinal colic, gastrointestinal bleeding, hematuria, disorientation, and convulsions.
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 1.5-6 grams (Bensky)