Botanical Name: Sophorae Flos immaturus

Huai Mi

Huai Mi

Category: Stop Bleeding

Taste: Bitter

Temperature: Cool

Channels Entered: Large Intestine, Liver

Dosage: 4.5-9g

Key Characteristics:

  • Cools the blood
  • Clears heat to stop chaotic bleeding
  • Stops bleeding (especially lower Jiao)

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • Use with caution in those with cold from xu of the SP and ST.

Actions & Indications:

  • Cools the blood and stops bleeding: for damp-heat patterns of the LI when bleeding is present. Especially important for bleeding hemorrhoids and bloody dysenteric disorders. Also used or coughing of blood,nosebleed, or uterine bleeding.
  • Cools the LV: for red eyes, headache, and dizziness due to LV heat. Can be taken as a daily beverage for this purpose.