Botanical Name: Corydalis Rhizoma

Category: Invigorate the Blood

Taste: Acrid, Bitter
Temperature: Warm
Channels Entered: Heart, Liver, Stomach
Yan Hu Suo

Yan Hu Suo

Dosage: 3-9g

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • Inappropriate during pregnancy unless warranted by exceptional circumstances.

Actions & Indications:

  • Invigorates the blood, promotes the movement of qi, and alleviates pain: for pain of almost any kind affecting the chest, abdomen, or limbs, including that due to blood stasis and trauma.  Especially useful for epigastric pain and dysmenorrhea.