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Herbs that Invigorate Blood and Remove Stagnation
Bitter, Spicy, Neutral
Chinese Herb Actions
Breaks Blood Stasis, Moves Qi, Relieves Pain
One of the strongest herbs for Blood Stasis, it is reserved for severe pain with palpable masses. Also for amenorrhea, dysmenorrheal, postpartum abdominal pain, and abdominal masses.
- Dissolves Accumulations
For Food Stagnation and Qi Stagnation resulting in severe abdominal pain and distention
Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions
Do not use during pregnancy. This herb has been shown to cause teratogenic (birth defects) effects.
- Do not use for patients with hypermenorrhea
Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose
- None Noted
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Chinese Herb Dosage
This herb antagonizes or is antagonized by:
- 3-9 grams in decoction (Bensky)
- 3-10 grams in decoction (Chen)