Botanical Name: Cyathulae Radix

Chinese Name: ???

Chuan Niu Xi

Chuan Niu Xi

Category: Invigorate the Blood

Taste: Sweet, Bitter

Temperature: Neutral

Channels Entered: Liver, Kidney

Dosage: 4.5-9g

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • Contraindicated during pregnancy or in those with excessive menstruation.

Actions & Indications:

  • Invigorates the blood and unblocks the menses: for blood stasis leading to dysmenorrhea or amenorrhea, as well as for pain due to trauma.
  • Expels wind, drains dampness: for wind-dampness, especially of the lower back, and atrophy and spasms of the lower extremities. Also for painful urinary dribbling.