Chinese Herb: Liu Ji Nu (Artemesia), Herba Artemisiae Anomalae
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Chinese Herb: Liu Ji Nu (Artemesia), Herba Artemisiae Anomalae

Herb 11 of 34 in Herbs that Invigorate Blood and Remove Stagnation

Warm Liu Ji Nu (Herba Artemisiae Anomalae)
Bitter, Warm
Herba Artemisiae Anomalae
Tone Marks:
Liú jì
Liu's Resident Slave

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Breaks Blood stasis, Promotes Menses, and Relieves Pain
    Used for severe blood stasis including amenorrhea, postpartum abdominal pain, abdominal pain, falls, fractures, contusions, sprains and other traumatic injuries. For any external trauma with sever pain and blood stasis. Used topically for bleeding, contusions, and burns.
  • Reduces Food Stasis, Promotes Digestion
    Treats abdominal pain and indigestion due to food stasis. Awakens the Spleen and Stomach for better digestion.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Do not use during pregnancy
  • Do not use for other than excess disorders

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • Excess can lead to vomiting and diarrhea
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 3-10 grams in decoction (Chen)
  • 9-15 grams in decoction (Bensky)