Chinese Herbs: Meng Chong (tabanus, gadfly), Tabanus
Herb 34 of 34
Herbs that Invigorate Blood and Remove Stagnation
Chinese Herb Actions
Breaks Blood Stagnation, moves the Blood, unblocks the menses
For traumatic injury, irregualr menstruation, amenorrhea, retention of the lochia, and abdominal masses.
Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions
- Do not use during pregnancy. This herb has been shown to cause teratogenic (birth defects) effects.
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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose
- This herb is considered toxic.
(while some Chinese herbs are toxic, it must be noted that many come prepared, or are combined, to mitigate their toxicity)
Chinese Herb Dosage
- 1 to 1.5 grams in decoction, 0.3 grams in powder (Chen)
This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:
Da Huang Zhe Chong Wan (Rhubarb and Eupolyphaga Pill)
Formulas that Invigorate the Blood and Dispel Blood Stasis