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Chinese Herbs

Chuan Niu Xi

Chuan Niu Xi

[aka: Cyathula Root or Cyathula Root]

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Taste & Temp: Bitter, Sour, Neutral

Channels Entered: LIV, KI

Herb Category: Invigorate Blood and Remove Stagnation

Actions and Indications

Invigorates the Blood, Dispels Blood Stagnation

This is one of the strongest herbs for blood stasis leading to gynecological disorders including irregular menses, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, postpartum abdominal pain and difficult labor. Also for musculoskeletal pain and trauma.

Promotes Urination and Drains Damp

For painful and burning urination as well as hematuria. It dispels damp heat and blood stagnation in the lower Jiao.

Directs Fire and Blood Downward

For hematemesis, epistaxis, toothache, ulcers on the tongue and mouth, headache and dizziness associated with fire flaring upward and abnormal bleeding.

Tonifies Liver and Kidney, Strengthens Tendon and Bone, Expel Wind Damp

One of the most important herbs for chronic back ache with weak and or sore knees. Treats atrophy and spasms of the low back and lower extremities.

Western Health Description

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