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Fan Hong Hua (Saffron)

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Warm Fan Hong Hua  (Stigma Croci Sativi)
Channels:
HT, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Stigma Croci Sativi
Chinese:
藏红花
Tone Marks:
Fān hóng huā
Alt Names:
Zang Hong Hua
Translation:
Tibetan Red Flower

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.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Do not use during Pregnancy

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Toxicity and Overdose

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

Dosage

  • 1.5-6 grams (Bensky)