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Diverse Wormwood Herb

Liu Ji Nu
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Liu Ji Nu (Diverse Wormwood Herb)

  1. Liu Ji Nu
  2. 刘寄奴
  3. Herba Artemisiae Anomalae
  4. 劉寄奴

The Effect of Diverse Wormwood Herb


Bitter, warm; heart and spleen meridians entered.


Break blood and stimulate the menstrual flow, astringe the wound and resolve swelling.


Traumatic injury, sores and boils, amenorrhea, abdominal mass, postpartum blood stasis, bleeding due to incised wound, abdominal distension.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 5~10 g, or made into powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.


It is contraindicated for qi and blood deficiency and spleen deficiency with diarrhea.